Transportation Department

Passengers check-in for their flight in Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Gov’t says airlines should disclose bag, seat fees

WASHINGTON (AP) — Passengers love the idea, but airlines hate it. The government wants to require that travelers be told upfront about basic services that aren’t included in the price of a ticket and how […]

05/21/2014

Transportation department’s forgotten money

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Members of the City Council’s Budget and Finance Committee were expected tomorrow to take a closer look at $42.6 million that unknowingly amassed in a Transportation Department special fund for more […]

05/13/2013

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FAA moves toward creating 6 drone test sites in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major step toward opening U.S. skies to thousands of unmanned drones, federal officials Thursday solicited proposals to create six drone test sites around the country.

02/14/2013

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Fees undermine fliers’ ability to compare fares

WASHINGTON (AP) — For many passengers, air travel is only about finding the cheapest fare. But as airlines offer a proliferating list of add-on services, the ability to comparison-shop for the lowest total fare is eroding.

12/26/2012

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