Airfare ads to include added costs

January 3, 2012 2:09:21 PM PST
Starting later this month, ads for airfares must include all non-optional added costs.

A new rule by the transportation department requires all advertised fares to include all additional fees and taxes that are included in the ticket's final cost. That includes fuel charges and the September 11th security fee. Baggage fees and in-flight food costs are not included

In the new rule which goes into effect January 26th.