Government Affairs

Year in Review 2016
Year in Review 2016

Zika. Terrorism. Hotels vs. OTAs. Airbnb. Cuba. Fathom. River cruises. The Virgin America-Alaska merger. TSA PreCheck. Brexit. An election surprise. These were the main topics that defined the travel industry this year, for good or bad.... READ MORE

DOT fines American $1.6M for tarmac delays

The figure equals the largest fine the DOT has levied for a violation of the 2010 rule that prohibits carriers from keeping aircraft on the tarmac for more than three hours without offering passengers the chance to deplane. Southwest was also fined $1.6 million in a 2015 DOT decision.... READ MORE

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