A more activist Transportation Department, which set a record in 2011 for the number of fines it issued against airlines […]
As the TSA's use of full-body scanners turns into a national debate, it appears the agency is taking a harder line against passengers who resist.
The best things in life may be free, but that apparently doesn't extend to the airfare on your all-inclusive vacation, at least according to the government.
Here's something you don't see every day: A $30,000 government fine against a company called City Skies for operating an airline without economic authority from the Transportation Department.
Federal law says an airline can't limit its liability for lost, damaged or delayed baggage to less than $3,300 per passenger. But if you're flying on Delta Air Lines, you might have thought otherwise.
From time to time, a consent order crosses my desk that's just too funny to not write about. Like today's ruling (PDF) against Falcon Air Express, a Miami-based airline whose claim to fame is running a wet T-shirt contest on a charter flight to Mexico.
Are the government's airline cops about to get tough on crime? The Department of Transportation says it is, and now there's new evidence that it's following through.