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Articles tagged “congress”

Airlines

FAA Reauthorization Bill: 5 Key Issues – and Where They Stand 

A new FAA reauthorization bill is nearly across the finish line, but the Senate still has to finalize its own version when Congress returns from its annual recess in September.

FAA Reauthorization Bill: 5 Key Issues – and Where They Stand 

Tourism

What U.S. Tourism Needs for a Full Recovery

Today's edition of Skift's daily podcast looks closer at why the U.S. needs Chinese tourists, how short-term rentals may perform this summer, and why the new U.S. tourism department can't do anything.

What U.S. Tourism Needs for a Full Recovery

News Blog

U.S. Travel Industry Calls for Clean Energy Tax Incentives

More than 100 travel industry stakeholders on Tuesday signed a letter to Congress urging them to prioritize passing clean energy tax credits and deductions. The letter was spearheaded by the U.S. Travel Association. The letter urged the passage of tax incentives to expand sustainable aviation fuel production, electric vehicle charging station installations, clean energy technologies…

Online Travel

What a Google Breakup Would Mean for Travel

Superapps and connected trips would take a hit if Google were forced to self-immolate. However, competition would flourish if authorities curtail Google bias.

What a Google Breakup Would Mean for Travel

Airline Weekly

Senator Lindsey Graham May Propose Raising U.S. Pilot Retirement Age

Raising the retirement age for U.S. airline pilots is seen as a temporary fix for the shortage airlines face. Legislation is likely to face stiff pushback from unions.

Senator Lindsey Graham May Propose Raising U.S. Pilot Retirement Age

Airlines

Congress Considers Stricter Measures for Unruly Flyers After Hearing Tales of Abuse

Make airlines share information about banned and abusive flyers more readily. That was one suggestion to come out a Congressional hearing this week. And stop airport bars from selling booze in to-go cups.

Congress Considers Stricter Measures for Unruly Flyers After Hearing Tales of Abuse

Airline Weekly

A Bill to Ban Non-U.S. Airlines Flouting Labor Protections Could Get Vote

A Bill to Ban Non-U.S. Airlines Flouting Labor Protections Could Get Vote

Online Travel

There Is A Good Chance Google Travel’s Ambitions Are About To Be Reined In, Legislatively

There is a long lobbyist-filled journey ahead for this House committee-backed bill to cut Google Travel down to size. But it's an important step that was almost unthinkable a few years ago.

There Is A Good Chance Google Travel’s Ambitions Are About To Be Reined In, Legislatively

Coronavirus

What Long-Ignored U.S. Travel Execs Told a New Senate Subcommittee Focused on Tourism

The new bipartisan tourism subcommittee, co-chaired by senators from tourism-dependent states, kicked off Tuesday with testimony from travel executives on U.S. tourism's biggest recovery challenges ahead — and that in itself is another big light in the tunnel alongside vaccines.

What Long-Ignored U.S. Travel Execs Told a New Senate Subcommittee Focused on Tourism

Airline Weekly

American Airlines Backs Union on Fed Relief to Avoid 13,000 Furloughs

American Airlines Backs Union on Fed Relief to Avoid 13,000 Furloughs