Keith Hansen, vice president of government affairs for Allegiant Travel Company, urged Congress not to increase the PFC tax on travelers. Air travelers are already paying hefty taxes on airfares, and further increases could put air travel out of reach for many leisure travelers, writes Hansen. “The truth is this: Airports are flush with cash and enjoying record revenues. In 2017, airports collected nearly $30 billion in airline rents and fees, rental car fees, concession and retail sales, and Airport Improvement Program funds.