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Taxes and fees rolled into airfare: Transparency or dirty trick?
It's February, and as we reported last month, you're probably noticing airfares seem a little higher. Maybe a lot higher. The fares haven't necessarily gone up, however; it's just that now taxes and fees are rolled up into them. No more sneaky asterisks.
Word on the street has been that this is a good thing. Transparency, after all, serves the consumer, right? So I was a little taken aback...