In a followup to’s court victory last July, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is expected to announce soon the results of its review of seat sizes and legroom, reports theWashington Post. This could prevent airlines from further reducing the seat space of passengers. The FAA review is looking at how tighter seats affect safety. The average… Read More

TRUMP DOT TO AIRLINE PASSENGERS: NO FEE TRANSPARENCY FOR YOU Victory for Airline Lobby expands airline exemption from consumer protection law WASHINGTON DC – December 8, 2017 The US Department of Transportation (DOT) announced today that it was withdrawing a pending rulemaking requiring airlines to disclose fees for baggage and other so called extra services… Read More

You’ve known for years that airlines love to obfuscate. Now they are really going out of their way to shield easy airfare comparisons, says Especially when it comes to junk fee add ons -you know, the nickel-and-diming that goes into the modern airline fare experience. The airlines love to block consumers from seeing complete airline schedule and… Read More

  Happy post-Halloween! Did TSA screen your food and candy? Passengers will be encouraged to place food items in bins for inspection … TSA is rolling out a new Enhanced Property Search, or EAPS, which will require an “increased screening of property, which includes a “thorough inspection of food items being hand-carried.” And, yes, this will include your Thanksgiving… Read More

Another week, another hurricane threat for airlines as Irma looms down on Florida, complicating flight schedules. This, right after the industry was getting back to normal in Texas following Hurricane Harvey. Irma’s track at this point, looks like it will impact most of Florida. The distance from Miami International Airport to the Atlantic is 12.9 miles –… Read More

The remnants of deadly Hurricane Harvey are finally moving out – giving the Houston area some relief by late Wednesday. On the airline end, local support staff have been taking care of stranded passengers and crew. Volunteer teams have been flying in and out to relieve colleagues – and ground crews, operation teams and HQ staff have… Read More