"I believe my wife and I were involuntarily denied boarding. Isn't there a rule that Delta should compensate us for being bumped?"
Suspended regulation would have required airlines and ticket agents to disclose and separate all fees wherever fare and schedule information is provided.
The protocol now employed at airports is supposed to be standardized but some are feeling violated by overly zealous agents.
While textbook monopolies remain illegal, some businesses are so ubiquitous that it seems like consumers have no choice.
Regardless of political belief, Trump's deregulatory push stands to harm peoples' everyday lives.
Expect nuisance fees to increase in the anti-regulatory environment Trump favors.
Consumer advocates feel energized by the thought that government may yield to corporate interests without a fight.
'For a Republican administration...regulation is a dirty word. The increasingly powerful airline industry will not accept more fare-transparency regulation.'