“I am asking, really demanding that Delta, American, U.S. Air, and United Airlines put the brakes on these out of control change of flight fees,” he said.
Air passengers were temporarily evacuated from a terminal at New York City’s Kennedy Airport after a problem at one of the security checkpoints.
Families with children will get a break from at least two airlines, on additional fees to sit together, according to Senator Chuck Schumer.
Airlines are scrapping more than 9,000 flights this weekend from North Carolina to Boston, grounding passengers as Irene sweeps up the East Coast. There were more than 3,600 cancellations on Saturday alone.
New passenger protection rules have gone into effect aimed to prevent nightmare scenarios like the one many experienced at John F. Kennedy International Airport during last year’s blizzard.
Sen. Charles Schumer said if airlines don’t start reimbursing their rising fees when passengers’ bags are lost, he’ll introduce a bill to force the issue.
Expedia Inc. has stopped selling tickets on American Airlines flights, the latest twist in a simmering pricing dispute between American and travel websites.
A new proposal would require children under 2-years-old to sit in their own seat with a child restraint device, rather than on their parent’s laps.
The deal announced Monday allows U.S. passengers to buy tickets through JetBlue to international destinations that Emirates serves. Emirates customers can buy tickets to U.S. cities JetBlue serves.
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