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      Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    IntroducedDecember 2nd, 2009

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Title

Clear Airfares Act of 2009

Official Title

A bill to amend chapter 417 of title 49, United States Code, to require air carriers and ticket agents to notify consumers of all taxes and fees applicable to airline tickets in a timely manner, to prohibit the imposition of fuel surcharges that do not correlate to the fuel costs incurred by air carriers, and for other purposes.

Summary

Clear Airfares Act of 2009 - Makes it an unfair or deceptive practice for: (1) a domestic or foreign air carrier or ticket agent to sell an airline ticket without simultaneously displaying all applicable ticket taxes, fees, charges, and surcharges in reasonable proximity to the price of the ticket (including on the Internet to an online purchaser); and (2) a domestic or foreign air carrier to impose a fuel surcharge that is not correlated to the price of fuel paid or the amount of fuel used by the air carrier on the specific flight.

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