Traveler group asks DOT to cap airline change fees

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  1. Newscience

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    Traveler group asks DOT to cap airline change fees

    The aviation consumer group flyersrights.org is requesting that the US Department of Transportation (DOT) limit change fees on international airline tickets to a maximum of $100. Similar requests have previously been rejected by the DOT. In 2014, change fees amounted to a $3 billion windfall for airlines.

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    http://www.usatoday.com/story/today...nge-fees-international-flyersrights/23613865/
     
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  2. HaveMilesWillTravel
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    Why would the DOT regulate that?
     
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    And domestic change fees would remain unregulated, with typical charges being $200? That makes a lot of sense.

    Regulation is bad but regulation by can I say stupid people is worse.
     

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