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Trump Nixes Obama Rule to Require Airlines to Disclose Baggage Fees

Capping of a frenzied week of populism that began with a $1.5 trillion corporate tax cut, the Trump administration announced on Thursday it would abandon an Obama-era proposed rule to make airlines more clearly disclose baggage fees to consumers at the point of sale. It’s the latest sign that the Department of Transportation is taking its policy cues directly from the airline industry.
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