"The historic passage of the Air Carrier
Access Act more than 30 years ago prohibited discrimination against disabled passengers in air travel.
Chapter V, 'Administrative matters,' Section 17 reads: 'Air carriers
shall provide customer service representatives who can address common problems such as arranging for meals and hotel rooms for stranded passengers, settling the denied boarding compensation, arranging luggage resolutions, and settling other routine claims or complaints on the spot.'
At the end of May, Danish daily Dagbladet Borsen reported that Ukrainian billionaire Igor Kolomoisky is interested in a takeover or a cooperation via his Swedish air carrier
Where the preemption provision prohibits state regulation of "an air carrier
that may provide air transportation under this subpart, 49 U.S.C.
"At first, the idea to start an air carrier
company seemed as a very risky business but the support I have received made me to take the decision," Bayram said.
In addition to adopting the arbitrary-or-capricious standard, the First Circuit established four guiding principles for evaluating an air carrier
's refusal to transport under section 44902(b).
When you dig into the numbers over the past year it would be tough to find a group under more pressure from rising fuel costs than the world's air carriers
. As LM 's Karen Thuermer reported last month in our 2008 Annual Report, the high cost of fuel is affecting the financial health of nearly every air carrier
in the global market.
It became increasingly difficult to hire industry-experienced personnel, especially on the air carrier
side of the workforce.
According to the TSA, such items must be declared to the air carrier
during check-in at the ticket counter.
Trinidad and Tobago has its own national air carrier
, BWIA West Indies Airways Limited, which offers daily scheduled service to and from Port of Spain and North, South and Central America, Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe and other Caribbean islands.
On both airport and air carrier
levels, many issues remain unresolved, and several hurdles lie ahead.
Further, the GAO recommends that the TSA develop a program based on this information and set deadlines for air carrier
and airport compliance.