American gives up on China – Chicago connections

Written by Seth Miller @ Wandering Aramean

Just over a year after admitting publicly that the routes “often don’t earn enough cash to cover the price of fuel” American Airlines is officially surrendering its route authorities from Chicago-O’Hare to Beijing and Shanghai. Both Delta and United fi…

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Welcome to the 2019 Haneda Slot Lottery!

Written by Seth Miller @ Wandering Aramean

Which airlines and passengers will win the next round of Haneda slot allocations? Four carriers applied to add 19 flights for Summer 2020. Alas, only 12 slots are available.
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Welcome to the 2019 Handea Slot Lottery!

Written by Seth Miller @ PaxEx.Aero

Which airlines and passengers will win the next round of Haneda slot allocations? Four carriers applied to add 19 flights for Summer 2020. Alas, only 12 slots are available.
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U.S. Department Of Transportation Fines Scandinavian Airlines System $200,000

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

SASU.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) fined Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) $200,000 for failing to ensure that its website meets accessibility requirements. DOT’s website accessibility rules require that airlines selling tickets in the United Airlines have their websites accessible to people with disabilities. You can access the DOT’s SAS order here that you can find in the […]

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U.S. Department Of Transportation Fines British Airways, Air Canada, Icelandair, Vietnam Airlines & TAME

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) this week issued five enforcement orders with penalties against five foreign airlines of British Airways, Air Canada, Icelandair, Vietnam Airlines and TAME. British Airlines had failed to allow passengers to deboard after two long tarmac delays, Air Canada didn’t have proper handouts available for passengers in case of IDBs, Icelandair […]

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US Travelers Deserve Better Airfare Protection

Written by Kyle Stewart @ Live and Let's Fly

Europe has been a model citizen for protecting consumer rights when it comes to air travel. The US led the world in protecting customers just a couple of years ago but has since gone away from recent reforms. With unbelievable fare sales priced side-by-side with mistake fares, consumers deserve more than airline “get out of […]

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DOT Fines American Airlines, Delta Air Lines And Frontier For Violating Consumer Protection Rules

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

DOT Fines American Airlines Delta Air Lines FrontierThe U.S. Depart of Transportation (DOT) fined on Friday American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Frontier for violating number of consumer protection rules. American Airlines had been slow processing refund (surprise!), Delta Air Lines had again filed fake mishandled luggage numbers with the DOT and Frontier had violated oversale and disability rules. Here’s the DOT[…]

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