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Airline Industry News, Trends, Analysis

Day: 2 March 2016

#Aviation Matters#Regulatory Updates

Put Those E-Cigarettes Out and Forget About Vaping Says DOT

The Department of Transportation has now issued a formal ban on the usage and carriage of e-cigarettes on commercial and some chartered flights.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced the final rule today which will apply “to all scheduled flights of U.S. and foreign carriers involving transportation in, to, and from the U.S.,” the USDOT writes.

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Delta and Transavia Forge New Codeshare Partnership

Delta Airlines and Air France/KLM’s low-fares airline brand Transavia have forged a new codeshare partnership which expands the destinations available to U.S. travellers visiting Europe.

Pending government approval, Delta customers flying on any of Delta’s 19 peak-day to Amsterdam can connect with Transavia to ten destinations, under a Delta booking number.