Transportation industry regulation

FILE - A Friday, Oct. 27, 2000 file photo of Miodrag Vukovic, President of the ruling Montenegrin DPS (Democratic Party of Socialists) at the news conference in Podgorica, Montenegro. Lawmaker Vukovic says he was kept overnight in a transit zone at Domodedovo International Airport in Moscow while on his way to an international meeting in Belarus. He returned to Montenegro on Monday, May 29, 2017. The Montenegrin Foreign Ministry says the incident “represents a breach of basic international rules and diplomatic practices.” (AP Photo/Risto Bozovic, File)
May 29, 2017 - 4:23 pm
PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro on Monday strongly protested "inappropriate" conduct by Russian authorities against a senior ruling party leader who was prevented from changing planes at a Moscow airport. Lawmaker Miodrag Vukovic said he was kept overnight in a transit zone at Domodedovo...
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May 29, 2017 - 11:55 am
PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro on Monday strongly protested "inappropriate" conduct by Russian authorities against a senior ruling party leader who was prevented from changing planes at a Moscow airport. Lawmaker Miodrag Vukovic said he was kept overnight in a transit zone at Domodedovo...
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May 25, 2017 - 9:27 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's public broadcasting network is getting at least $35 million for its building needs. The State newspaper reports ( http://bit.ly/2rkGF2D ) the money comes from the sale of airwave space associated with ETV's Greenville station to the Federal Communications...
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FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2006 file photo, passengers en route to London check in at Biarritz airport, southwestern France. U.S. and European officials will discuss Wednesday, May 17, 2017, plans to broaden a U.S. ban on in-flight laptops and tablets to include planes from Europe. (AP Photo/Bob Edme, File)
May 17, 2017 - 3:58 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Talks on a proposed U.S. ban on laptops and tablets in flights from Europe ended Wednesday with no ban — and a promise of more talks and better intelligence sharing. For days now, European Union officials have been hoping for details on the threat that prompted the proposed ban —...
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May 17, 2017 - 3:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House Republican committee chairman called on lawmakers Wednesday to turn the nation's air traffic control operations over to a new, non-profit corporation, saying no other infrastructure change has as much potential to improve travel for the average American flyer. President...
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FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2006 file photo, passengers en route to London check in at Biarritz airport, southwestern France. U.S. and European officials will discuss Wednesday, May 17, 2017, plans to broaden a U.S. ban on in-flight laptops and tablets to include planes from Europe. (AP Photo/Bob Edme, File)
May 17, 2017 - 2:02 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. and European officials will discuss Wednesday plans to broaden a U.S. ban on in-flight laptops and tablets to include planes from Europe. The move would create logistical chaos on the world's busiest corridor of air travel — as many as 65 million people a year travel between...
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May 16, 2017 - 2:13 pm
TORONTO (AP) — No one who has bought a ticket for a domestic or international flight in Canada will be allowed to be removed because of overbooking under a new passenger bill of rights, the transportation minister announced Tuesday. Minister Marc Garneau said the shoddy treatment of air passengers...
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In this Saturday, April 22, 2017 photo, Katie Farnan holds her 3-year-old son, Leo, during the March for Science through downtown Denver. Before Election Day 2016, Farnan was relatively uninvolved in politics. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
May 15, 2017 - 1:54 pm
GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) — Stationing herself outside a bank building and holding a sign in the unforgiving midday sun, Katie Farnan was multitasking, as usual. She's a mother of two young children and works for a nonprofit firm but also has a third job: Chair of the town hall committee of the...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, March 29, 2017, airport staff inform passengers at the check in area at Casablanca Mohammed V International Airport, Morocco. European governments alarmed at a proposed expansion of the ban on in-flight laptops and tablets to planes are holding urgent talks Friday May 12, 21017, with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. (AP Photo/ Abdeljalil Bounhar, FILE)
May 12, 2017 - 11:25 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — European governments are holding urgent talks Friday with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, alarmed at a proposed expansion of the U.S. ban on in-flight laptops and tablets to include planes from the EU. Such a move, which some airline officials expect will happen, would...
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FILE - In this Sunday, May 1, 2016, file photo, Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett watches Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, left, play bridge outside the Borsheims jewelry store, a Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary, in Omaha, Neb. Buffett says United Airlines bungled the case of the passenger dragged off a plane in April 2017, and he is criticizing the CEO’s handling of the incident. Buffett, whose Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is a major shareholder of United and other big U.S. airlines, said Monday, May 8, 2017, that the recent spotlight on poor customer service in the airline industry doesn’t change his investment strategy. (AP Photo/John Peterson, File)
May 08, 2017 - 4:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Warren Buffett said Monday that United Airlines bungled the case of the passenger dragged off a plane last month, and he is criticizing the CEO's handling of the incident. Buffett also said airplanes "may become like cattle cars," but that's because a significant number of...
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