The U.S. Department of Transportation has fined American Airlines $1.6 Million for violations of the tarmac delay rule during 2013 and 2015.
Following approval by the USDOT of the application for its Irish carrier, Norwegian Air International (NAI) to serve U.S. cities, Norwegian Group has announced that it will open two additional pilot and crew bases in the U.S. next year.
We know President-elect Trump will be busy in those first 30 days as POTUS, but we’ll soon find out whether he’s too busy to tackle the complexities of aviation.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is back home after visiting Copenhagen, Amsterdam, and Oslo, to learn how these cities tackle future transportation challenges.
Foxx met with government leaders, city officials, architects, and planners to discuss creative and multi-modal transport solutions.
The Norwegian Group isn’t complacent, or taking anything for granted, after progress with USDOT towards granting Open Skies access to the U.S. for Norwegian Air International, Ireland.
The decision by the USDOT has not been popular with the lobbying groups which have fought against recognising NAI as anything more than “a flag of convenience,” and Norwegian is tackling this resistance by disputing claims on poor labor terms and negative impact to U.S. airlines and the U.S. market.
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.
The mistake involved an error in currency conversion which only occurred on United Airlines’ localised Denmark website, and erroneously converted Danish Kroner to Dollars resulting in First class fares from the EU to the U.S. for an unbelievably low fare of $51.
The FAA has launched a National Capital Region No Drone Zone campaign, to avoid dangers posed by drones to the nation’s capital, including any more incidents of random drones trying to visit the White House.
The US Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has announced a final rule which requires airlines to report incidents of the loss, injury or death of animals transported by air. Under the new rule, US carriers large enough to account for at least 1% of domestic scheduled passenger revenue, including…
This post introduces three new categories to the Flight Chic blog: AOG-Aircraft On Ground For any readers who are not already involved in the industry, AOG situations are urgent must-address matters to get passengers off the ground and in the air. By industry requirement, suppliers must provide 24/7 assistance to…