Lawmakers push to end separation of families on planes

People flying with children often find themselves having to cough up extra fees or else be separated from their kids.Many airlines now charge extra for

EDISON - People flying with children often find themselves having to cough up extra fees or else be separated from their kids.

Many airlines now charge extra for a window or aisle seat as a way to boost revenues.

The ruling is being challenged by recently proposed legislation in New Jersey. The new legislation would forbid airlines from separating children and parents on planes.

Some state lawmakers say regulators should state upfront what is included in an airline ticket and put an end to some fees.

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