Modernizing America’s airports a critical step to modernizing our aviation network

The Hill mentions CEI's support of the passenger facility charge. 

Support for the PFC continues to grow in Washington. The Competitive Enterprise Institute, an ardent supporter of transportation user fees, recently said that modernizing the PFC will allow airports to “re-access the debt market and be less reliant on federal tax-supported grants.” Additionally, the CEI highlighted the great benefit of the PFC in helping “promote airline competition and lower airfares.”

While we are disappointed that the Senate Commerce Committee chose not to include a PFC modernization in its bill, there is still opportunity to do so on the Senate floor. We urge such an addition. It is important step to bringing our airports up to 21st century standards and meeting modern travelers’ expectations.

Read the full article at The Hill.