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IATA helping aviation workers through COVID-19 crisis with free online training

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2020 15:40

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is offering free access to online training courses for up to 5,000 aviation workers as part of its efforts to help the industry through ... Read More

Flyers groups ask US DOT for extension on deceptive airline practices rulemaking

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 14, 2020 19:48

Citing difficulties created by the COVID-19 pandemic, a coalition of consumer and passenger rights groups has requested that the U.S. Department of Transportation extend the comment deadline for the Department's ... Read More

US Senators: Airlines must give full cash refunds for COVID-19 cancellations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 31, 2020 18:58

Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) today led a group of their colleagues in a letter sent to each of the major domestic airlines, ... Read More

Delta Clean: What it means for US airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 30, 2020 22:30

Delta Air Lines is transforming expectations for cleanliness across airports and on aircraft to deliver a new standard of clean for customers: Delta Clean. Now the global airline is committing ... Read More

Flyers rights group: $0 for consumers as airlines allowed to spread COVID-19

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 26, 2020 16:24

Airline passenger rights group FlyersRights.org today said that $0 are allocated for consumers while the airlines are given green light to spread the virus. Airlines are given the green light ... Read More

US Travel: REAL ID deadline extension wise course of action

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 24, 2020 00:14

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the announced pushback of the October 1, 2020 deadline for full enforcement of the REAL ID Act: ... Read More

US airline CEOs urging swift Congress action on bipartisan aid package

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2020 18:37

Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the U.S. airlines, today issued a letter from leading airline CEOs – both passenger and cargo – urging US Congress to ... Read More

US airports ranked by flight cancellation rates

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2020 16:33

In an effort to help empower passengers to make more informed decisions when booking flights, travel experts reveal which of the country's busiest airports are more prone to flight cancellations ... Read More

Routes Americas 2020 brings together top CEOs in the region

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 3, 2020 18:10

Routes Americas 2020 launches tomorrow 4th February, promising to bring together a selection of the biggest airline CEOs and decision-makers in the region. The conference is set to be the ... Read More

10 best and worst US airports for late travelers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2020 19:46

There are two types of air travelers: those who think arriving at the airport any later than a full three hours before their scheduled flight time is 'cutting it close' ... Read More

What airline not to fly? What airlines to fly?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 13, 2020 20:30

Planning to fly in the United States? What is the best airline to fly in America?  What airlines you should not fly in the US?  How to avoid a bad ... Read More

Worst airports and most disrupted airline routes of 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2020 17:02

Now that 2019 has come to a close and we’re full speed ahead into 2020, lots of people are making travel plans for the upcoming year. We all know that ... Read More

Millennials not happy with decline in airline customer service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2020 17:15

With almost 83 million passengers flying on U.S. and foreign airlines serving the United States, it's no wonder that sentiments toward airline customer service has declined. In fact, a new ... Read More

The worst days & routes to fly during Christmastime

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2019 19:01

Christmas is right around the corner, and AAA predicts air travel will see its biggest increase in volume with 6.97 million people expected to fly. This is expected to lead ... Read More

US bans air service to all Cuban airports

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 26, 2019 17:05

US Department of State announced that the United States has suspended all flights to all Cuban airports, and US carriers "have 45 days to discontinue all scheduled air service between ... Read More

US airlines wrongfully reject over 25% of their passengers’ compensation claims

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 15:24

Consumer rights advocacy group released the results of a new study showing that United States airlines wrongfully reject more than 25% of compensation claims, indicating that more than one in ... Read More

Samoa cancels Open Sky Agreement with USA

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019 03:48

The Samoa Government has canceled a multi-nation open skies agreement which will be effective from July. The US Department of Transportation has informed the US airlines holding the certificate of authority to ... Read More

Boeing 737 MAX 8: Who is grounding controversial plane and who is not?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 18:25

The list of the carriers that are grounding the controversial Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft and the countries that are banning it from their airspace is growing. The United Kingdom ... Read More

FAA investigating Southwest Airlines safety in how it calculates weight

editor editor- February 20, 2019 19:15

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) documents show that Southwest Airlines has made frequent mistakes in calculations and luggage-loading practices that could cause errors when pilots compute their plane's takeoff weight. The ... Read More

Panama based Star Alliance Copa: The most punctual airline

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 09:42

The winner is Panama based Star Alliance carrier Copa. OAG's Punctuality League is based on 57 million flight records using full-year data to create a ranking of the best on-time performance ... Read More

Air Italy dragged into aviation war between US and the Gulf

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018 23:35

The former Meridiana carrier, now 49% controlled by Qatar Airways, is in fact under the lens of 11 US Republican Senators asking to investigate the airline for violation of agreements ... Read More

US airlines achieve 83 percent passenger load factor, highest level since 1945

editor editor- March 27, 2013 06:12

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America(A4A), the industry trade organization, announced that in 2012 the U.S. Read More

US airlines deliver best on-time performance, baggage handling results

editor editor- January 11, 2013 09:47

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A) said airlines are continuing to deliver strong on-time performance, including the second best November on-time results ever recorded. Read More

Strong air travel demand this winter period

editor editor- December 15, 2012 08:15

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. Read More

Passage of No-Hassle Flying Act lauded

editor editor- December 13, 2012 02:45

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today commended the House of Representatives for passing S. Read More

Airlines for America launches National Airline Policy campaign

editor editor- December 6, 2012 06:41

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. Read More

Senate passes bill that allows US airlines not to participate in EU ETS

editor editor- September 24, 2012 04:52

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A), the airline industry trade organization, today commended the Senate for passage of S. Read More

US carriers deliver best on-time performance in over two years

editor editor- June 15, 2012 07:32

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. Read More

A4A forecasts record summer international air travel

editor editor- May 10, 2012 07:38

WASHINGTON, DC - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade association for the leading U.S. Read More

US airline industry: Unprecedented era of safer skies

editor editor- April 5, 2012 07:43

These days, stories about airline crew-member meltdowns and traffic controllers asleep on the job are enough to make even the bravest fliers clutch their armrests a little tighter. Read More

A4A supports nomination of Michael Huerta as FAA Administrator

editor editor- March 29, 2012 06:39

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, commended the Obama administration on the nomination of Michael P. Read More

Airlines for America challenges German departure tax

editor editor- March 22, 2012 04:38

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. Read More

Bipartisan support of US Senate EU ETS bill commended

editor editor- March 8, 2012 07:48

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today commended Sen. Read More

US carriers post all-time lows for bumped passengers, mishandled bags

editor editor- February 16, 2012 08:45

It seems the airlines are doing something right. U.S. air carriers posted all-time lows for the number of mishandled bags and bumped passengers in 2011, according to reports released Tuesday. Read More

FlightRights: Airline scare tactics follow tarmac delay fines

editor editor- November 17, 2011 02:38

The largest non-profit consumer organization in the United States representing airline passengers, FlightRights.org, has cautioned that empty threats by airlines against consumers to cancel more fligh Read More

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