Federal lawmakers are considering a bill that would require airlines to provide passengers with more information about what’s going on inside their seats.
The bill, introduced by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Rep. Kevin Brady (R -Texas), would also require airlines, like FedEx and UPS, to offer up more information and provide more information on seat availability to passengers.
The House is expected to take up the measure this week.
The Senate is expected in the middle of the year.
The House is set to take a final vote on the measure on Monday.
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The measure has been supported by a coalition of airlines, and the bill would also give airlines the right to post seat availability information on their websites and in their customer service letters.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other industry groups have opposed the bill.
“There is no evidence that airlines have ever provided the passenger with more than the information requested,” the group said in a statement.
The chamber is also concerned that airlines will use the increased transparency to mislead customers about what is going on in their seats, which may be the real reason they choose to travel.”