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DFW Airport as seen from the air (Photo: Tom Walsh via Wikimedia Commons: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dallas_-_Fort_Worth_International_Airport.jpg)

Three U.S. Airports Receive Airport Improvement Grants

The United States Department of Transportation has announced three U.S. airports are the recipients of the first Federal Aviation Administration Airport Improvement grants of 2021. $76 million will be divided among Chicago O’Hare International, Dallas-Fort Worth International, and Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International. The $76 million is the first batch of about $3.2 billion available annually through the Airport Improvement Program. The Airport Improvement Program provides grants for the planning and development of public-use airports included in the National Plan of Integrated…

Compass Airlines, Breeze Aviation File to Transfer DOT Certificate

Compass Airlines and Breeze Aviation Group have jointly filed with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for the transfer of Compass’ Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to Breeze. If finalized, the transfer would allow Breeze to engage in “interstate scheduled air transport,” per the DOT filing seen by AirlineGeeks.…

The U.S.’s Chinese Air Travel Ban Takes Aim at Crippling…

This Wednesday, after the Chinese government effectively prevented Delta, United and American from resuming service to China, the U.S government stated that Chinese airlines will not be allowed to fly into or out of the U.S. starting on June 16. This order applies to Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China…

Debate Over Refunds for Canceled Flights Emerges

Less than a week after releasing preliminary terms for airlines receiving aid from the U.S. government, the Department of Transportation (DOT) filed another memo for airlines on April 3, this one mandating airlines continue to provide refunds per previous guidance, even in the wake of the economic and travel industry…