How many times has this happened to you? You reserve an airfare costing, say, $455, but when you go to ticket it 10 minutes later, the fare has suddenly spiked to $498 when taxes were figured in. Starting Thursday January 26th, such bait-and-switch pricing will no longer fly. It’s just one of several regulations being imposed this week by the US Department of Transportation, covering fares, baggage fees and more.
Read the full story on my Forbes Seat 1A blog.