Posts Tagged ‘DOT’


The Numbers Are In: U.S. Sets Records in 2016 for Most Airline Passengers and Safety

Last year's record of 900+ million passengers in the U.S. shows not only higher traffic, but an equally impressive safety record.
by Phil Derner Jr.

FAA Headquarters in Washington DC. (Photo by Matthew Bisanz, via Wikimedia Commons)

Did FAA Managers Urge Employees to Vote Democrat?

FAA managers illegally told workers that Republican wins would mean budget cuts for the agency, according to a government transparency group.
by admin

An Aeroflot Airbus A330-300, VQ-BQZ. (Photo by Kaz T)

Aeroflot Fined for Violating DOT Advertising Rules

The US Department of Transportation fined Aeroflot on Tuesday for violating new rules requiring carriers to advertise full fares.
by BNO News


Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood goofing off with President Barack Obama at the White House. (Photo by Pete Souza/White House)

DOT Fines JetBlue and Orbitz Over Tarmac Delay and Baggage Fee Rules

The US Dept. of Transportation handed down $140,000 in fines to JetBlue and Orbitz on Monday for violating two consumer protection rules.
by admin

Satellite view of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.

Alaska, JetBlue, Southwest, Virgin America Win Long Distance Routes Out of Washington National

The US Department of Transportation on Monday awarded slots for four airlines to operate routes to Portland, San Juan, Austin and San Francisco out of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.
by admin