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  • Dec 21, 2016

    US DOT wins game of chicken vs. Delta-Aeromexico

    The department confidently called the airlines’ bluff....More
  • Dec 1, 2016

    Five priorities for the next US Transportation Secretary

    US President-elect’s nomination of Elaine Chao to be Department of Transportation Secretary seems to have broad support and will likely be an uncontentious nominee with the Senate....More
  • Nov 1, 2016

    Bags and baggage

    ATW recently polled readers on this website on what they define as a “serious delay” in the delivery of their checked baggage. The result, though not scientific, indicates one of the problems the US Department of Transportation faces if it tries to define and regulate this aspect of airline operations....More
  • Oct 24, 2016

    President Obama is wrong on airline competition; did he also plagiarize Tony Tyler?

    US President Barack Obama has weighed in on airline travel and borrowed a line from former IATA director general Tony Tyler that completely upends Tyler’s famous mantra that airlines are a “force for good”....More
Blogs & Commentary
Feb 16, 2017

Not all US domestic routes are created equal

For years, US airlines basically treated a 45-90-minute hop the same as a 5-hour transcontinental flight....More
Jan 30, 2017

Protesters at Washington Dulles are happy, well behaved

I took an international flight out of Washington Dulles Sunday evening so stepped down to the international arrivals lounge curious to see what was happening in light of the Trump travel ban that ignited protests over the weekend....More
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