Articles tagged “Department of Transportation”

Airlines

Transportation Will Play Vital Role in Pandemic Recovery, Buttigieg Vows During Hearing

Confirmation hearings can be contentious, but Thursday's hearing to confirm Pete Buttigieg as the nation's first open LGBTQ cabinet member seemed more like a gathering of old friends. But Buttigieg was clear: transportation can play a leading role in bringing the country back.

Transportation Will Play Vital Role in Pandemic Recovery, Buttigieg Vows During Hearing

Airlines

Transportation Secretary Chao Resigns Leaving Little Legacy for Travel Industry

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao is the first, but likely not the last, top Trump official to resign after the president stoked a violent siege of the U.S. Capitol. How will she be remembered by travel leaders? Better question may be: Will she be remembered?

Transportation Secretary Chao Resigns Leaving Little Legacy for Travel Industry

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U.S. Department of Transportation to Enforce Federal Guidelines for Animals on Planes

Animals on planes have been a flashpoint for airlines — and animal owners. New federal guidelines will be a welcome way to bring some standardization to what can seem like arbitrary rules and differing airline policies.

U.S. Department of Transportation to Enforce Federal Guidelines for Animals on Planes

Airlines

Travelers With Food Allergies Gain New Legal Backing From U.S. Government

Food-allergic flyers have long suffered inconsistent policies and enforcement when it comes to airlines protecting their health in the skies. That's why new clarity from the Department of Transportation is welcome news.

Travelers With Food Allergies Gain New Legal Backing From U.S. Government

Tourism

What Looms for the Travel Industry in D.C. After the Midterms

Midterm elections have rarely been this galvanizing or controversial. For industry observers and executives, the question remains of how changes in Washington will impact the business of travel. With a divided government, expect most of the changes to regulations to come from the Trump administration.

What Looms for the Travel Industry in D.C. After the Midterms