Consumers Union, the policy and advocacy arm of Consumer Reports, writes regarding the bill H.R. 4441, the Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization Act of 2016. With the increasing consolidation of the airline industry, the elimination of routes and choices for consumers and communities, the increasing prevalence of add-on fees for basic and ancillary services, and the corner-cutting on passenger comfort and convenience, it is more important than ever that our laws and regulatory oversight be up to the task of ensuring safe air travel that serves the interests and needs of consumers.

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