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DOT Addresses COVID-19 Impact On EAS Carriers

DOT Addresses COVID-19 Impact On EAS Carriers

The U.S. Department of Transportation has issued a notice to air carriers participating in the Essential Air Service (EAS) program indicating how those carriers may adjust their schedules and seek compensation due to the significant reduction in passenger demand and the resulting financial impact. The DOT’s plan authorizes payment of…

Concessionaires Seek Rent Relief As CARES Act Money Flows

Concessionaires Seek Rent Relief As CARES Act Money Flows

…and the DOT on the one hand, and Congress on the other hand, are going to be very disturbed by that. I hope that the entire community comes to a common set of understandings about what this $10 billion is intended to do.” Steve Van Beek, head of North American…

Survival And Revival: Concessionaires Press Airports For Relief

Survival And Revival: Concessionaires Press Airports For Relief

…airports are going to get, the flexibility remains in the bill so airports can use it for any purpose at the airport,” Wigington said. “We will inevitably need to be dealing with FAA and DOT – who will administer those grants – to make sure they interpret it properly and…

A4A Backs DOT Rule on Service Animals

A4A Backs DOT Rule on Service Animals

The industry trade organization Airlines For America (A4A) is throwing its support behind a newly proposed rule from the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) and U.S Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao that would tighten the definition of the animals that would be allowed to accompany and assist passengers on flights. The DOT

Airlines for America: Record Labor Day Travel

Airlines for America: Record Labor Day Travel

…biting and mauling by untrained animals and other safety issues, she says. Earlier this month the DOT issued new enforcement guidance on the use of ESAs and Pinkerton says, “We commend DOT for taking the next step toward defining service animals by sending the proposed rule to the White House.”…