Posts Tagged ‘Department of Transportation’


Southwest Fined $200,000 for Bumping Passengers

Despite its stellar record of passenger care, Southwest has been caught breaking federal rules with regards to how it treats passengers bumped from oversold flights.
by Mark Lawrence


Left Behind by the On-Time Machine

On-time departures are a critical aspect of airline operations and how they are viewed by the flying public. However, is it worth sacrificing passenger satisfaction in some instances in order to stay on time?
by Brad Tate

Qantas Boxing Kangaroo Boeing 747-400. (Photo by Jason Rabinowitz)

Qantas Fined $100,000 For Breaking Fee Disclosure Rules

Qantas has been fined $100,000 by the US Department of Transportation for inadequately disclosing checked baggage fees on its website.
by admin



Rick Ross Health Scare Forces Emergency Landing, LaHood to Quit DOT and More: Final Call

Rapper Rick Ross passes out on a Delta flight, the price of an Emirates A380 is revealed, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is quitting, and more...
by admin

An Emirates Boeing 777 on final approach to LAX from Dubai

Final Call: Spirit Airlines Hit With $50K Twitter Fine, EU’s Banned Airlines List Gets Longer

The US DOT fines Spirit for deceptive tweets, drug smugglers are hiding product in the checked bags of regular folk, the DirecTV blimp and JetBlue go at it, and more...
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