The White House has published a detailed report on “hidden fees” in the price of goods and services, including airline tickets, and is calling for the growth in such fees to be mitigated or eliminated. The 16-page report, titled The Competition Initiative and Hidden Fees, is produced by the Obama Administration’s National Economic Council. Although the White House and US Department of Transportation (DOT) have criticized US airlines before on ancillary fees – and ...

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