U.S. DOT Seeks To Refine Airline ‘Unfair Practice’ Definitions

By Karen Walker Feb 20, 2020
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is looking to clarify its definition of what constitutes unfair and deceptive practices by an airline or ticket agent—a move likely to be welcomed by airlines.
Air Transport

OPINION: Why DOT Service Animal Rules Make Sense

By Karen Walker Jan 24, 2020
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is seeking comment on its proposed new rules that would define what qualifies as a service animal that can be taken on board airliners.
Air Transport

U.S. DOT Proposes Limiting Service Animals To Dogs

By Ben Goldstein Jan 22, 2020
New draft regulations from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) would limit emotional service animals to dogs, ending a controversial loophole that caused headaches for carriers and passengers over the last several years.
Air Transport

JetBlue Claims Delta-WestJet JV Could Threaten Canadian Expansion

By Ben Goldstein Dec 16, 2019
JetBlue Airways is arguing that the proposed transborder joint venture (JV) between Delta Air Lines and WestJet could dash its hopes for an eventual expansion into Canada.
Air Transport