Tag: Airlines

Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

Legislation would investigate airlines’ ability to deal with severe weather

March 17, 2023

Via: Transportation Today

Legislation recently introduced in the U.S. Senate would require the U.S. Comptroller General to investigate airlines’ capacity to prepare for and respond to extreme weather events and natural disasters. The Airline Operational Resiliency Act would ensure Congress can better understand […]

Networking & Wireless, Tech

FAA giving airlines another year to fix altimeters that can’t handle 5G signals

January 10, 2023

Via: ArsTechnica

The Federal Aviation Administration will give airlines another year to fix or replace airplane altimeters that can’t filter out cellular transmissions from outside their allotted frequencies. In a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) released today, the FAA proposed a deadline […]

Networking & Wireless, Tech

US airlines warn of “chaos” as telecoms groups roll out 5G

January 18, 2022

Via: ArsTechnica

The imminent rollout of high-speed 5G telecoms services threatens to ground flights across the US, America’s largest airlines warned on Monday, as they urged government agencies to intervene to avoid “chaos” for passengers and “incalculable” disruptions to supply chains. “The […]

Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

USDOT announces proposal to require airlines to refund fees for missing bags, services

July 13, 2021

Via: Transportation Today News

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced Friday that it was proposing a new rule that would require airlines to refund fees for checked bags and ancillary services if consumers pay for services they do not receive. According to the […]


Airlines warn passengers of data breach after aviation tech supplier is hit by cyberattack

March 8, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Global aviation industry IT supplier SITA has confirmed it has fallen victim to a cyberattack, with hackers gaining access to personal information of airline passengers. The information technology and communications company, which claims to serve around 90% of the world’s […]

Federal, Policy

U.S. will require incoming travelers provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test

January 13, 2021

Via: Fortune

The U.S. will require proof of a negative Covid-19 test before allowing visitors to fly into the country from other nations, in an effort to help airlines regain at least some of their most lucrative international travel. The Centers for […]

Federal, Policy

Airlines face $157 billion in losses as COVID is expected to wipe out even more flights in the year ahead

November 24, 2020

Via: Fortune

Record airline losses from the coronavirus outbreak will balloon further next year as anticipated vaccination programs take time to revive travel demand, according to the industry’s main trade group. The International Air Transport Association on Tuesday predicted carriers will lose […]

Federal, Policy

New Routes and Cancellations: Airlines Worldwide React to the U.S. Ban on Iranian Airspace

June 21, 2019

Via: Fortune

Early Friday morning, the Federal Aviation Administration banned all U.S.-registered aircraft from flying over Iranian airspace, and airlines worldwide are following the guidance. The FAA warned of a “potential for miscalculation or misidentification” in the region after an Iranian surface-to-air […]

Federal, Policy

How U.S. Airlines Are Reacting to the Grounding of the Boeing 737 Max

March 14, 2019

Via: Fortune

After the Federal Aviation Authority followed the rest of the world in grounding the Boeing 737 Max on Wednesday, U.S. airlines have been scrambling to readjust their schedules. United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines all have the narrow-body jets […]