Articles tagged “dot”

Coronavirus

U.S. Will Limit Some Chinese Carriers to 40 Percent Capacity After United Curb

There will be echoes of similar retaliations between these two countries from 2020, but at least this time planes are flying.

U.S. Will Limit Some Chinese Carriers to 40 Percent Capacity After United Curb

Airlines

Airlines Will Watch Closely the Biden-Era Scrutiny of the American-JetBlue Partnership

The Justice Department is reviewing the controversial new partnership between American Airlines and JetBlue Airways for antitrust concerns. If the deal is off, what does it mean for an airline industry battered by the pandemic?

Airlines Will Watch Closely the Biden-Era Scrutiny of the American-JetBlue Partnership

Tourism

India to Restart U.S. Passenger Flights July 23

The Trump administration appeared to be playing hardball with India after India banned U.S. flights. It looks like India has fallen into line despite the surge of U.S. coronavirus cases.

India to Restart U.S. Passenger Flights July 23

Airlines

China Is Blocking U.S. Airlines From Resuming Service, Transportation Department Charges

The operations of U.S. airlines in China may be falling victim to the wider U.S.-China conflict.

China Is Blocking U.S. Airlines From Resuming Service, Transportation Department Charges

Airlines

Feds Bring New Heat on Airlines Over Refunds

Airlines want to do everything they can do hold onto cash. Many of them are in a rough position. But they still have to honor their pre-Covid-19 policies.

Feds Bring New Heat on Airlines Over Refunds

Airlines

Major U.S. Airports Getting a Piece of $10 Billion in Relief Funds

The U.S. Department of Transportation relief package for airports won't make them whole, and these essential transportation hubs may be coming back to their federal benefactors for more.

Major U.S. Airports Getting a Piece of $10 Billion in Relief Funds

Airlines

American and Delta Settle Claims Over Long Tarmac Delays

The Department of Transportation means well with its tarmac delay program. And it has been helpful for customers, who need not fear being trapped on planes for hours. These fines on the airlines are nothing, but the publicity is a reminder to try to do better.

American and Delta Settle Claims Over Long Tarmac Delays

Airlines

U.S. Issues New Requirements for Russian Planes in Airspace Spat

The State Department just closed the books on the last long-running airline-related diplomatic saga in Washington — Open Skies agreements with the United Arab Emirates and Qatar. Now, apparently, the government is turning its attention to a feud with Russia about so-called overflight rights.

U.S. Issues New Requirements for Russian Planes in Airspace Spat

Airlines

DOT Slaps Qantas for Violating Obscure U.S. Law

The fine here is miniscule. But the issues are interesting. Qantas has the right to fly between New York and Los Angeles, and it does so every day. But it can only carry a small subset of passengers.

DOT Slaps Qantas for Violating Obscure U.S. Law

Airlines

Southwest Quarrels With Competitors Over New Lost-Bag Math Rules

American and United go so far as to claim that there are no “quantifiable, or even unquantifiable, public benefits” of the government reporting on how many bags U.S. airlines lose and mishandle. Well, those reports help consumers make informed decisions.

Southwest Quarrels With Competitors Over New Lost-Bag Math Rules