What we’re reading: Segway ban in Boston not a good idea, secondary airport in Atlanta, pilots flies past security
The airlines are now in the position of having to sleep in the bed that they have made themselves. The Department of Transportation (DOT) in their most recent rulemaking mandated that airline itineraries include the costs for checking luggage associated with the purchased ticket.
The airlines, after claiming that their airfares and fees are fully transparent and they reveal all prices and permutations, now are begging for more time because their baggage fees are too complex to clearly be communicated to passengers.
My, my, my.