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Bill McGee

Investigative Travel Journalist, Consumer Reports and Travel Columnist, USA Today — Consumer Reports, USA Today

Journalist, teacher, and author of ATTENTION ALL PASSENGERS, published by HarperCollins.

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The US DOT shut down all discussion on rules protecting consumers seeking full airfares and fees when booking flights. My USA Today column today details this "terrible news." 's detailed article on the state of airline passenger rights quotes my Congressional testimony at length and notes: "Consumer groups have a more jaundiced view."
On behalf of CU, my response to DOT abandoning pax by making it harder to shop for flights, fares, & fees: “We strongly disagree that these proposed rules are 'of limited public benefit' or would cause airlines to incur significant costs,” said William J. McGee, Aviation Adviser.
My USA Today column on involuntarily bumping passengers: "I’ll be the first to acknowledge there was once a time—back in the Mad Men era—when reservations policies placed airlines at a disadvantage. But that time is more dated than Don Draper’s fedora."
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