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Airline “Scare Tactics” Follow Tarmac Delay Fines – PR Newswire

NAPA, Calif., Nov. 16, 2011-  In the wake of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) recent landmark decision to fine American Eagle $900,000 for the May 29th stranding of nearly 600 passengers on Chicago O’Hare’s tarmac, it appears that the airline industry has resorted to scare tactics in another attempt to halt the advance of …

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DOT To Dismantle BARR Program | AVIATION WEEK

In the face of strong industry opposition and proposed congressional language, the U.S. Transportation Department (DOT) is moving ahead with a proposal to provide public access to most business aircraft tail numbers via flight-tracking services. The change, to go into effect in about 60 days, essentially dismantles the Block Aircraft Registration Request (BARR) program, which …

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