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07 MaySan Antonio Express-News: FEDS: ALLEGIANT MUST USE SAN ANTONIO ROUTE


With most travelers still hunkered down, the flight schedule keeps shrinking at San Antonio International Airport — yet budget carrier Allegiant…

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22 AprSan Antonio Express-News: ALLEGIANT AIR GETTING NEARLY $172 MILLION IN STIMULUS AID — BUT IT WANTS TO CUT SAN ANTONIO SERVICE


Allegiant Air is receiving nearly $172 million in federal stimulus grants and low-interest loans to keep serving San Antonio International and…

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15 AprChicago Tribune: How to get a refund for coronavirus-canceled travel, from hotline help to ‘the nuclear option’


As the new coronavirus continues to cripple the travel industry, consumers are clamoring to get their money back for the unused…

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03 AprThe Wall Street Journal: IS IT SAFE TO TRAVEL? ALL YOUR CORONAVIRUS QUESTIONS ANSWERED


A Q&A for anyone worried about traveling right now: How to stay safe, what to avoid and do masks really help?…

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25 MarLos Angeles Times: CAN YOU GET AN AIRLINE TICKET REFUND DUE TO POSTPONED OLYMPICS OR CORONAVIRUS CRISIS?


Getting a refund from an airline has never been easy, and it hasn’t become more so in this time of chaos…

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20 MarDallas Morning News: AMERICAN AIRLINES CEO, UNION LEADERS BEG FOR GOVERNMENT AID ‘WITH APPROPRIATE CONDITIONS’


Elected officials and consumer groups have pushed for bans on stock buybacks and dividends in exchange for help. By Kyle Arnold…

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19 MarConsumer Group Letter to U.S. Congressional Leadership


The Honorable Mitch McConnellMajority LeaderUnited States SenateWashington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Nancy PelosiSpeakerUnited States House of RepresentativesWashington, D.C. 20515 The Honorable…

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19 MarConsumer Groups Urge Congress To Insist On Consumer Protections In Airline Taxpayer Bailout


WASHINGTON, DC – A coalition of national consumer and passenger rights groups today called on Congress to include provisions in any contemplated…

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10 MarConsumer Group Letter to U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao


Honorable Elaine ChaoSecretaryU.S. Department of Transportation1200 New Jersey Avenue, SEWashington, DC 20590 March 10, 2020 Dear Secretary Chao: Three years ago…

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10 MarConsumer Groups Call On U.S. DOT To Lift Three-Year Suspension Of Inquiry Into Airline Distribution Practices


Need for Department of Transportation’s request for information has grown more urgent as airlines increasingly impede competition and comparison shopping WASHINGTON…

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