US airline executives said at this week's FAA Aviation Forecast Conference in Washington that passenger behavior contradicts negative publicity on ancillary fees that have proven to be valuable revenue generators and will be expanded even if the economy continues to improve. "If you ask customers what they want, it's low fares and the way you get those low fares is through a la carte pricing," US Airways President Scott Kirby said. "Data and a lot of history show that regardless of what ...

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