The coalition of powerhouse organizations sent a letter on April 13 to major U.S. airlines offering to partner with them. They said they support innovative distribution strategies and stimulating airline revenue growth from ancillary products and services. This includes additional fees for checked baggage and pre-reserved seating.
“Consumers expect the travel agents they depend on to have complete and transparent access to booking information to do their jobs,” said Chris Russo, president and chair of the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA). ASTA and the Business Travel Coalition (BTC) are leading the effort, along with the Interactive Travel Services Association (ITSA).
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