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Travel Vendors Urge Congress To Cut Taxes, Reform Systems

Posted on July 9, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- One-hundred seventeen major travel-related companies and organizations are urging congressional leaders to cut taxes on air travelers and move to a user-fee model for infrastructure financing as part of the forthcoming Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization.

Among those problems: aging airport infrastructure, growing congestion, declining airline competition and passenger frustrations.

U.S. Travel Association press release here

Related Topics: airlines, aviation, business travel, corporate travel, federal funding, federal regulations, group travel, legislation, leisure travel, lobbying, U.S. Travel Association

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