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US Act on Airport Passenger Facility Charges Could Pave the Way to Faster Airport Modernization

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The Blue Swan Daily cites CEI and other liberty-oriented organizations for their support of legislation removing the federal cap on airport passenger facility charges.

Meanwhile, Robert Poole, the director of transportation policy and founder of the Reason Foundation, a libertarian think tank, says: “The PFC is a local user fee that helps airports expand and modernise their terminals, enabling more airlines to offer services there. Increased competition leads to lower air fares, which is a major benefit of locally funded airport expansion.”

FreedomWorks, Citizens Against Government Waste, Competitive Enterprise Institute, and Taxpayers Protection Alliance have also demonstrated support for the legislation.

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