Articles tagged “Department of Transportation”

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

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

David Koenig, Associated Press

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.

1 month ago

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

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

Rosie Spinks, Skift

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.

3 months ago

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

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

Maryam Khan Cope, Skift

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.

11 months ago