Morning Consult: Effort to Regulate Airline Fees Would Hurt American Flyers

Some politicians, it seems, have trouble learning the lessons of history.

An effort is underway in the U.S. Senate to create strict government price controls on airlines, a return to the era when federal bureaucrats set airfares, selected domestic routes and regulated flight schedules, which resulted in artificially higher prices, stifled competition, and a massive loss of consumer welfare.

To read this op-ed, visit the Morning Consult.

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