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FRA hits highest-ever civil penalty collection rate

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today announced that its enforcement of federal rail safety rules has led to the highest-ever civil penalty collection rate in the agency’s 50-year ...

Staggering financial losses for Uber

Uber generated US$3.76 billion in net revenue the first 3 quarters of 2016, but it is estimated that the bottom line will be a loss of more than US$2.2 billion, with US$800 million of that in the ...

What's new in Philadelphia tourism developments in 2017?

With myriad new openings planned to arrive into the city in 2017, there’s no time like the present to book a trip to Philadelphia, the birthplace of America.

Never again will I fly Frontier Airlines

Chad tweeted: NEVER AGAIN @FlyFrontier I WILL NEVER FLY WITH YOU AGAIN!!!!

Frontier Airlines flight from Milwaukee to Fort Myers declares emergency

An Airbus A319-111 operated by Frontier Airlines(F9) flight 1828 declared an emergency 30 minutes after take off in Milwaukee.

Poll: More states joining marijuana legalization movement

As of last month's elections, four more states voted to decriminalize marijuana for both medical and recreational use, bringing the grand total to 8 states that have legalized recreational ...

United receives newest Boeing 777 just in time for the holidays

Today United Airlines took delivery of the company's first 777-300ER from Boeing in Everett, Washington.

US drone registration marks first anniversary

Over the last year, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has made great strides toward integrating unmanned aircraft – popularly called “drones” – into the nation’s airspace.

9th Circuit Delivers Blow to Passenger Rights: US Supreme Court on rights for international airline passengers

Washington, DC- FlyersRights.org, the nation's largest airline passenger organization, has joined forces with an aggrieved airline passenger whose personal injury claim was denied by a Federal ...

Modern approach to Arctic ecosystems

The US and Canada committed this year to defining new approaches and exchanging best practices to strengthen the resilience of Arctic communities and continuing to support the well-being of Arctic ...

Organization takes airline passengers’ rights to Washington DC

FlyersRights is asking the Supreme Court to reverse a 9th Circuit Appeal Court ruling that refused to recognize filing a lawsuit in another country satisfies the two-year statute of limitations ...

Air Canada names new Chief Commercial Officer

Air Canada President and Chief Executive Officer, Calin Rovinescu, today announced the appointment of Lucie Guillemette, previously Senior Vice President, Revenue Optimization, as Executive Vice ...

Sabre statement on US Airways litigation

Sabre Corporation released the following statement on today's verdict in the US Airways litigation:

Unique anniversaries, new hotels and attractions - 2017 looking bright for the Golden State

As California prepares to enter the new year, the state's tourism industry is announcing major openings and special milestones that make 2017 an ideal time to visit The Golden State.

Holiday driving: National Safety Council urges extra caution

The upcoming Christmas holiday period may cost 314 people their lives on the roadways, according to National Safety Council estimates.

Carnival reports record full year and record fourth quarter earnings

Carnival Corporation & plc announced U.S. GAAP net income for the full year 2016 of $2.8 billion, or $3.72 diluted EPS, compared to $1.8 billion, or $2.26 diluted EPS, for the prior year.

Washington, D.C. hotel rates skyrocketing for Trump Inauguration Day

Individuals who plan on visiting Washington, D.C. for the Presidential Inauguration of Donald Trump can expect to spend a lot of money on their accommodations.

Seatrade Cruise Global 2017 announces full conference program

Seatrade Cruise Global, the leading annual global business-to-business event in the cruise industry, announces the full 2017 Conference program is now available on the official website.

US Congress delivers amazing gift for traveling families

Just in time for the holiday travel season, the American Congress has given the best present families who travel with babies could ask for: an improved experience with TSA at airport security. ...

US DOT announces Membership of Working Group on Improving Air Service to Small Communities

US Department of Transportation Acting Assistant Secretary for Aviation and International Affairs Jenny T.

113th anniversary of the first flight celebrated

A dream of the ages became reality 113 years ago today on a windswept beach at North Carolina's Outer Banks.

California Supreme Court rules on online travel company taxability case

On December 12, 2016, the California Supreme Court provided a thorough analysis of San Diego's ordinance governing the taxability of transient lodging as it relates to online travel companies ...

FAA final rule overhauls airworthiness standards for small general aviation airplanes

The US Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today issued a final rule that overhauls the airworthiness standards for small general aviation airplanes.

October 2016 US passenger airline employment data released

U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 4.0 percent more workers in October 2016 than in October 2015, the U.S.

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