Posts Tagged ‘Department of Transportation’

Passengers rush through O'Hare International Airport in Chicago

US Airline Passengers Expected to Double in 20 Years

Airline passenger travel in the United States is expected to nearly double in the next 20 years, reaching 1.2 billion passengers per year in 2032, the FAA said in its annual forecast.
by BNO News


Final Call: Spirit Adds ‘Unintended Consequence Fee’, TSA Seizes Carry-on Cattle Prod

Spirit continues its public tirade against DOT rules, behind the scenes at an F-16 intercept exercise, fly around the world for a year for only $15,000, and more...
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Fares hawked by Spirit pole dancers now must include all taxes and fees. (Photo courtesy Spirit Airlines)

Hey Spirit: Stop Whining

Most US airlines oppose the DOT's new fare advertising rules, but Spirit's public campaign against airfare transparency insults the intelligence of consumers.
by Edward Russell


Reflection of an Icelandair Boeing 757 in an Amsterdam Schiphol window.

Icelandair Fined $50,000 for Violating US Advertising Rules

The US Department of Transportation has fined Icelandair $50,000 for violating fare disclosure rules in its online advertisements.
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DOT Fines AirTran Over Online Ads

The U.S. Department of Transportation on Tuesday fined AirTran Airways $60,000 for violations related to an advertisement that did not properly disclose the fees associated with a fare.
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