Airlines Can't Convince Court They Are Being Overcharged For TSA Screening

Airlines Can't Convince Court They Are Being Overcharged For TSA Screening

Even though the screeners at airport security checkpoints in the U.S. are employees of the Transportation Security Administration and those fancy new see-through-your-clothes machines are technically paid for by the feds, the airlines still have to fork over hundreds of millions of dollars per year for security theater. Several of them claim the TSA is overcharging to the tune of $115 million. An appeals court disagrees. [More]