IATA criticized the decision by the US Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Biden Administration to raise the cost of air travel by mandating airlines provide financial compensation to travelers for flight delays and cancellations, in addition to their current care offerings.
IATA has again called on the Canadian Government to urgently discontinue its COVID-19 related travel restrictions. These are now out of step with the global trend of lifting travel restrictions and are partly responsible for the ongoing delays and...
IATA has written to the Canadian Government urging the ministers in charge to take immediate action to reduce the massive delays at immigration and security that are presently occurring at the country’s main international airports.
Is this the end of airline deregulation in the United States?
Doug Lavin, IATA’s Vice President, Member and External Relations, North America says re-regulation of the US market will not deliver consumer benefits.