Waste of Money: T.S.A. 'Security Fee' Doubles on Airline Tickets

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A security fee that the government charges airline passengers more than doubled on Monday, from $2.50 to $5.60.

Lawmakers last year approved an increase in the fee, which is tacked onto the cost of airplane tickets, as part of a budget agreement.

Additionally, passengers will be charged twice if they have a layover for a connecting flight that lasts longer than four hours.

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