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Congress proposes minimum airline seat standards

A Tennessee congressman on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Aviation has introduced a bill that establishes minimum dimensions for passenger seats on commercial aircraft operating in the United States.


Upgraded denied boarding and lost luggage compensation

There are only a few cases, under US Department of Transportation regulations, where passengers actually get compensated by airlines. One is when baggage is delayed or lost, and the second is when airlines deny passengers boarding because of overbooking.


13 reasons for airlines to celebrate Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving, airline executives should be giving lots of thanks. More profits, more ancillary fees, fewer delays, full planes, low jet fuel costs, and almost no competition are all worth a prayer of thanks.