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Capitol Hill to address airline fees


WASHINGTON (WKOW) -- Lawmakers are discussing airline fees today in response to the $7.8 billion in ancillary fees collected by airlines last year.

The President and CEO of Spirit Airlines and other aviation officials are speaking today at an Aviation Subcommittee hearing.

The Bureau of Transportation Statistics also reported more than a third of the several billion dollars in ancillary fees was due to baggage charges.


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