Airports are using misleading claims and fuzzy math to lobby Congress for an increase in the passenger facility charge (PFC), a hidden tax on virtually every air traveler in the United States, whether you travel to New York, Los Angeles or Orlando. U.S. airports are already on track to collect billions in PFCs, and when combined with other government taxes and fees, more than 20 percent of the average ticket price is diverted to government coffers. As summer approaches, you would think that vacationers and others already pay enough to fly.

You can read this op-ed in Inside Sources.