Tag: U.S. Department of Transportation

DOT Fines Copa Airlines Suspending Air Service Between the U.S. and Venezuela

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today fined Compañía Panameña de Aviación, S.A. (Copa) $450,000 for unlawfully transporting passengers between the United States and Venezuela via a stopover point. Copa was ordered to cease and desist from future similar violations. Copa’s econo...

PVA statement on proposed ban of air travelers with service animals

Paralyzed Veterans of America Associate Executive Director of Government Relations Heather Ansley issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Transportation seeking public comment on proposed amendments to its Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) regulation on transporting service ani...

FAA Proposes $145,452 Civil Penalty Against Sioux Gateway Airport

FAA Proposes $145,452 Civil Penalty Against Sioux Gateway Airport

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes a $145,452 civil penalty against the Sioux Gateway Airport for numerous alleged safety violations at the Iowa airfield. The FAA inspected Sioux Gateway Airport in May 2018, June 2019 and September 2019 and f...

US DOT tentatively approves American and Qantas joint business deal

US DOT tentatively approves American and Qantas joint business deal

The U.S. Department of Transportation has given tentative approval of a joint business deal between American Airlines and Qantas. Final approval of the joint business will allow for commercial integration between the carriers, delivering new routes and significant customer benefits the two airli...

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