The Trump administration’s fiscal year 2019 budget request for the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) seeks to improve airport checkpoint efficiency with more screeners and new technology. But a proposed “offsetting collection” fee increase is being criticized by the leading US airline trade group. TSA’s fiscal year 2019 budget request includes a $1 hike in the Aviation Passenger Security Fee to $6.60 per one-way trip, and an additional $1.65 increase to ...

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