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Spirit Airlines Wins More Newark Flights After More Than 2 Year Fight

Spirit Airlines' two-and-a-half year saga to expand at Newark Liberty International Airport has a happy ending. Late on Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Transportation awarded the discounter 16 peak "runway timings" — in short, rights to takeoff and land at an airport during a given hour — that Spirit sued for in December 2019. The…

Airlines

Airline CEOs to Meet U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg About Summer Travel Crush

It is hard to see what concrete steps come out of this meeting. Summer travel in the U.S. could face major disruptions unless inflation-driven pricing cools things down.

Airline CEOs to Meet U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg About Summer Travel Crush

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Norman Mineta, Transportation Secretary on 9/11, Dies at 90

Norman Y. Mineta, the Transportation Secretary who closed the U.S. airspace and ordered the grounding of 4,000 planes in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, has died. He was 90 years old. Mineta died at his home in Edgewater, Md., of a heart ailment, John Flaherty, his former chief of staff, said.…

Airlines

Air Canada Plans to Pay $4.5 Million to Settle Passenger Refund Dispute

The U.S. Transportation Department is slowly going through its list of culprits, and there are more carriers to come.

Air Canada Plans to Pay $4.5 Million to Settle Passenger Refund Dispute

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