Economy May 04

Airline scandals attract congressional scrutiny

Senators from both parties said airlines must improve the way they treat their passenger, but they also said airline employees must be treated with respect. Lawmakers also revived talk of a congressionally imposed "Passenger Bill of Rights."…

Nation Mar 16

Airlines dodge legislation aimed at curbing excessive fees

WASHINGTON — A Senate panel has approved an aviation policy bill Wednesday after a partisan fight over whether airlines are unfairly gouging consumers with fees for basic services like checked bags, seat assignments and ticket changes.

Nation Jul 24

U.S. investigates 5 airlines for price-gouging after Amtrak crash

WASHINGTON — Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Friday the government has opened a price-gouging investigation involving five airlines that allegedly raised airfares in the Northeast after a deadly Amtrak crash in Philadelphia in May disrupted rail service.

‪Mexico is now the third biggest trading partner of the United States. But with poverty afflicting half of the country's 120 million people, the country faces an uphill battle toward future prosperity. Correspondent Martin Fletcher reports from Querétaro.‬…

The Federal Aviation Administration has unveiled a new air traffic control system, ADS-B, that incorporates the Global Positioning System to more accurately track airplanes in flight. Tom Bearden examines ADS-B, which the FAA has promised will make air travel safer…

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