The US Department of Transportation (DOT) is seeking information from five US airlines to see whether or not they engaged in price-gouging after a major rail accident in Philadelphia earlier this year. American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines have each been sent letters requesting details of their ticket prices and practices day-by-day for the period April 28 to May 26. An Amtrak train derailed May 12, killing eight people and injuring ...

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