IATA is warning the US Senate that a plan to divert airline security fees to fund surface transportation needs could violate international aviation agreements. In a letter to Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), the Senate Finance Committee chairman, and Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon), the committee’s ranking member, IATA warns that the plan to divert $4.4 billion in security fees paid by airline passengers to highway and surface transit funding is a “direct violation of existing international ...

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