Tag: Anthony Foxx

DOT Proposes New Baggage Fee Disclosure Rules

Reading Time: 2 minutes In the last week of the Obama Administration, the US Department of Transportation (DOT) proposed that airlines and ticket agents be required to disclose specific baggage fees when providing airfare information. In a supplemental notice Jan. 17, DOT is proposing that airlines and ticket agents must disclose — while customers are researching airline fares — […]

U.S. Aviation Regulator Starts Rule-Making Process For Public Drone Flights

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday said it would develop drone regulations allowing some unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to fly over people, an authorization eagerly sought by a range of industries including real estate and agriculture. The U.S. aviation regulatory agency, under pressure from Congress and industry to accommodate commercial drones, said it established a […]