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US court hears challenge to lack of rules on airplane seat size

Video screens are shown built into the backs of passenger seats on board a Delta Airlines Boeing 737-900ER aircraft in San Diego, California, US, January 10, 2018. REUTERS / Mike Blake / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) – A US appeals court on Monday heard …

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US suspends 26 Chinese flights in response to China flight cancellations

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 25 (Reuters) – The US government said on Thursday it will suspend 26 China-bound flights from the United States by four Chinese carriers in response to the Chinese government’s decision to suspend some US carrier flights over COVID-19 cases. The decision will affect flights …

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US Labor Day holiday air passengers exceed 2019 levels – TSA

Passengers are seen at the Delta Air Lines check in area before their flights at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia, US June 28, 2022. REUTERS / Elijah Nouvelage Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 6 (Reuters) – US officials screened 8.76 million air travelers over the four-day Labor …

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US must do more to block harmful airline mergers, anti-monopoly group says

Delta Airlines and an American Airlines planes taxi away from their gate ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday at Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts, US, November 22, 2021. REUTERS / Brian Snyder Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 7 (Reuters) – The US Transportation Department (USDOT) must step up efforts …

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Delta issued $ 6 bln in refunds since 2020 due to flight disruption

A Delta Airlines passenger jet approaches to land at LAX in Los Angeles, California, US, April 7, 2021. REUTERS / Mike Blake / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Delta (DAL.N) Air Lines Chief Executive Ed Bastian says the airline has issued $ 6 billion …

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US states ask Congress for more airline oversight authority

Passengers enter a security checkpoint before their flights at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport ahead of the Fourth of July holiday in Atlanta, Georgia, US, July 1, 2022. REUTERS / Elijah Nouvelage Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 31 (Reuters) – US states and federal agencies should have new powers to …

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EU to restrict travel rules for Russians, split on how far to go

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PRAGUE, Aug 31 (Reuters) – The EU’s foreign policy chief on Wednesday urged bickering nations to settle their differences on restricting travel for Russian citizens, saying Europe must remain united vis-a-vis Moscow six months after the invasion of Ukraine. Josep Borrell made his warning as foreign …

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NYC, California pensions ask credit card firms to help track suspicious gun buys

New York City Comptroller Brad Lander speaks during a “Defend Democracy” rally, taking place on the first anniversary of the January 6, 2021 attack on the US Capitol, in Brooklyn, New York, US, January 6, 2022. REUTERS / Brendan McDermid / Photo file Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 30 (Reuters) …

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Taiwan’s China Airlines to buy 16 Boeing 787s in $ 4.6 bln deal

A passenger jet of Taiwan’s China Airlines at Taipei Songshan Airport in Taipei, Taiwan, June 8, 2020.REUTERS / Ann Wang / File Photo / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 30 (Reuters) – Taiwan’s China Airlines Ltd (2610.TW) said on Tuesday it would buy 16 Boeing Co (BA.N) 787 …

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Colombia oil, tourism industries warn tax reform may have negative impact

Francisco Jose Lloreda, director of the Colombian Oil Association, attends a news conference in Bogota, Colombia December 13, 2017. REUTERS / Jaime Saldarriaga Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BOGOTA, Aug 29 (Reuters) – Representatives of Colombia’s oil, mining and tourism industries told opposition lawmakers on Monday a $ 5.7 billion tax …

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