Articles tagged “senate”

Airlines

Airlines Scramble for Extra Slots at Reagan National Airport

A provision to add five additional long-distance flights out of DCA in the FAA bill has sent airlines in a frenzy to apply for one of the new slots.

Airlines Scramble for Extra Slots at Reagan National Airport

Airlines

Biden Signs FAA Bill: Automatic Refunds, Biometrics and More Flights From D.C.

The sweeping bill includes a range of consumer protections, including automatic refunds and guaranteed family seating.

Biden Signs FAA Bill: Automatic Refunds, Biometrics and More Flights From D.C.

Airlines

Automatic Refunds For Flyers: Here’s How it Works in Europe

The European Union’s rule gives a glimpse into how the U.S. may enforce its automatic refunds policy – though there are key differences.

Automatic Refunds For Flyers: Here’s How it Works in Europe

Airlines

Automatic Refunds Makes It Into FAA Bill After Much Debate

The Senate Commerce Committee added a provision that would let customers receive automatic refunds whenever flights are significantly delayed or canceled.

Automatic Refunds Makes It Into FAA Bill After Much Debate

Podcasts

Ups and Downs of Expedia and Booking’s First-Quarter Earnings

Today's podcast looks at Expedia's altered outlook, Booking Holdings' connected trip success, and the fight for privacy at U.S. airports.

Ups and Downs of Expedia and Booking’s First-Quarter Earnings

Airlines

Will Automatic Refunds For Flights Stay Automatic? Congress Bill Raises Questions

One line buried in the new bipartisan FAA reauthorization bill makes it unclear if the Biden administration can enforce automatic refunds for airlines.

Will Automatic Refunds For Flights Stay Automatic? Congress Bill Raises Questions

Airlines

Senators Call for ‘Detailed’ Investigation Into Boeing Following Whistleblower Report

Boeing faces increasing pressure from Washington to reform its safety and manufacturing protocols after allegations of problems with the structural integrity of the 787 and 777 became public.

Senators Call for ‘Detailed’ Investigation Into Boeing Following Whistleblower Report