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22 NovAir Transport World: DOT GIVES FINAL APPROVAL FOR DELTA-VIRGIN-AIR FRANCE-KLM JV


The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued final approval for a grant of global antitrust immunity to the transatlantic joint venture (JV)…

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22 NovDallas Morning News: AMERICAN AIRLINES HAS BUMPED MORE PASSENGERS THIS YEAR THAN ALL OTHER U.S. AIRLINES COMBINED


With the busy holiday travel season approaching, the risk of getting forced off your flight rises. By Kyle Arnold Dallas Morning…

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16 NovSan Antonio Express-News: NEW FAA TESTS WILL DETERMINE IF AIR PASSENGERS CAN BE EVACUATED FROM CROWDED COACH CABINS WITHIN 90 SECONDS


A series of airplane emergency evacuation tests this month and in December may be the last hope for passengers pleading for…

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10 NovInc.com: UNITED AIRLINES JUST MADE AN EXTRAORDINARY, MADDENING STATEMENT ABOUT FEES. IT MAY MAKE PASSENGERS TRULY ANGRY


Airlines may have lost their sense of irony. Passengers may soon lose their sense of tolerance. By Chris Matyszczyk Inc.com November…

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31 OctTravel Weekly: DOT PROPOSES TO LOOSEN TARMAC DELAY RULE


The Department of Transportation has proposed loosening requirements of the tarmac delay rule.  By Robert Silk Travel Weekly October 31, 2019…

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28 OctAir Transport World & Aviation Daily: DOT PROPOSES CHANGES TO EXTENDED TARMAC DELAY REGULATION


The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has proposed changes to its regulation governing extended tarmac delays for departing aircraft, with the intention of…

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25 OctPolitico: DOT PUBLISHES NEW TARMAC DELAY PROPOSAL


A new DOT rule on tarmac delays would give airlines more flexibility, but consumer groups are worried the regulation may weaken…

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23 OctTravel Weekly: CONSUMER GROUPS APPREHENSIVE ABOUT TEST OF AIRCRAFT EVACUATION STANDARDS


Consumer advocacy groups are expressing concern about aircraft evacuation tests to be conducted by the FAA next month. By Robert Silk…

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22 OctPolitico: CONSUMER GROUPS ARE WORRIED ABOUT THE FAA’S PLANS


Ten consumer and passenger-rights groups wrote to DOT on Monday urging the FAA to update its testing protocols before conducting new passenger evacuation…

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21 OctFAA EVACUATION TESTS COULD GIVE GREEN LIGHT TO UNSAFE AND INHUMANE AIRLINE SEATING


WASHINGTON – OCT. 21, 2019 – The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) upcoming passenger evacuation tests are designed with outdated standards that…

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