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Delta, US Airlines welcome DOT slot ruling

Delta, US Airlines welcome DOT slot ruling

14 October 2011 Press Release Airline News

Delta Air Lines and US Airways welcome the decision by the Department of Transportation to approve the proposed slot transaction at New York-LaGuardia and Washington-Reagan National airports, subject to certain conditions.

DOT fines Virgin Atlantic

DOT fines Virgin Atlantic

27 September 2011 Airline News Tourism News

The U.S. Department of Transportation has fined Virgin Atlantic Airways $50,000 for violating federal aviation laws and the Department’s rules prohibiting deceptive price advertising in air travel.

Passenger airline employment climbs in July

Passenger airline employment climbs in July

21 September 2011 Airline News

U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 2.4 percent more workers in July 2011 than they did in July 2010, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) has reported.

DOT fines Amadeus for code-share violations

DOT fines Amadeus for code-share violations

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has fined Amadeus, a global distribution system (GDS), $95,000 for providing software to travel agencies that resulted in their websites failing to disclose to consumers when flights were being operated under a code-sharing arrangement. Amadeus is the first GDS to be fined by DOT.