US Senate Appropriations Committee joined the House of Representatives (ATWOnline, June 16) in attaching an amendment to a bill that prevents the Dept. of Transportation from spending any money in the next year in its effort to ease restrictions on foreign investment in US airlines. Continental Airlines was quick to release a statement praising the decision. "Both the Senate and the House have expressed strong bipartisan opposition to DOT's rulemaking proposal, which would unlawfully give ...

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