News

New Rules for US Airlines

New Rules for US Airlines

From tomorrow (23rd August) US airlines will be required by the US Transportation Department to refund baggage fees for lost checked luggage and to pay more for involuntarily bumping passengers on over-booked flights. US and overseas airlines will be fined up to US$27,500 per passenger if an international flight remains airside for four hours or more without taking off.

In addition, from 24th January 2012 advertised fares must include all Government taxes and fees (until now they could be listed separately, provided they were prominently footnoted or linked).

Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

News

NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 50 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 40 years.

More in News

IMG_3261

Aer Lingus Hosts VIP Fam to Miami for Top Agents

Michael FloodOctober 16, 2017
IMG_3460

“On the Horizon”- ITAA conference meets in Porto.

Michael FloodOctober 16, 2017
winter break in Iceland

Hurricane Ophelia likely to cause significant flight disruption

Michael FloodOctober 16, 2017
Shannon Airport

Shannon Airport becomes headline sponsor for Worldchoice conference

Michael FloodOctober 16, 2017
Emirates B777-300ER

Update on Emirates flights from Dublin

Michael FloodOctober 16, 2017
Dublin Airport Three Fins

New September Record for Dublin Airport

Michael FloodOctober 12, 2017
Insight Moment in your Agency

Insight Brings a Taste of Europe to Agencies

Michael FloodOctober 12, 2017
travel trade deals

Great Value Travel Deals – 10th October 2017

Sarah SlatteryOctober 12, 2017
IMG_8631

Turkish Airlines Hosts Irish Delegates at Corporate Conference in Istanbul

Michael FloodOctober 12, 2017

Copyright © 2016 Belgrave Group Limited, C4 Nutgrove Office Park, Nutgrove Avenue, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14, Ireland