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Gillibrand calls for investigation into airline delays, canceled flights, ‘misuse of taxpayer funding’

STATEN ISLAND, NY – US Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and other Democratic senators are urging federal agencies to investigate whether airlines are engaging in unfair and deceptive business practices. Gillibrand signed on to letters written to the Department of Transportation and the Federal Trade Commission asking them to investigate. During the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), the federal …

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Wingo to operate flights from Medellin to Aruba and Cuba

Wingo will fly from José María Córdova Airport (MDE) (serving Medellín, Colombia) to Havana (HAV), Cuba and Oranjestad (AUA), Aruba, starting October 1. It will also increase its operations to Panama City (PTY). With the launch of these two routes, the company will reach 23 international connections, maintaining its position as the Colombian low-cost airline …

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Summer air travel: Airlines are the biggest source of flight delays

Comment on this story Comment Airline executives, under a barrage of criticism from the public, lawmakers and Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, have sought to shift blame for flight troubles this summer onto the nation’s air traffic control system. But federal data shows that airlines themselves are the biggest reason for delays in recent months and …

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‘Dream Job’ Turns Into a Nightmare for Some JetBlue Flight Attendants

JetBlue flight attendants who recently started their jobs say they face high accommodation costs. Some who spoke to Insider said up to eight people were sharing a hotel room meant for four. The workers say they are not getting assigned to flights, which affects how much they can make. Loading Something is loading. Traveling isn’t …

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Over 30% of Orlando Airport Flights Canceled, Among Worst In the World

As travel has resumed following the height of the COVID-19 pandemic throughout 2020 and 2021, vacationers have been eager to return to Walt Disney World Resort and other destinations around the United States. Credit: Southwest Airlines Related: Here’s How Long You Can Fly Southwest’s Disney Plane! Orlando International Airport (MCO) has faced a particularly high …

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