DOT rulemaking — here’s our take on expanded tarmac delay rules

The Consumer Travel Alliance strongly supports DOT’s rulemaking proposals regarding extension of tarmac-delay rules across the entire airline transportation spectrum. These additional regulations will make these tarmac rules apply across the entire air transportation network.

Airline business booming, consumers getting short end of the stick

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced this week, that “international traffic on North American airlines grew nearly 11 percent in June.” At the same time virtually every airline reported earnings surprises to the upside in this still troubled economy.