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What the Cost of Airline Fuel Means to You

September 13, 2019

When most people think of gas prices, they understandably focus on the price they pay for gas at the pump. Yet the price that airlines pay for fuel also impacts millions of Americans.

Whether a professional travelling for business, or a family visiting relatives...

2017 Airline Bumping Rate Lowest in Decades

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today released its February 2018 Air Travel Consumer Report on air carrier data compiled for the month of December 2017 and calendar year 2017.  In 2017, the carriers posted a bumping rate of 0.34 per 10,000 passengers, the...

News Digest - DOT 94-17

DOT Advises Air Travelers and Colleges About Tour Packages to College Bowl Games.  The U.S. Department of Transportation is reminding consumers going to college bowl games and other special events not to make a payment for a special event air tour package without obtaining either the ticket...

Airline Bumping Rate Lowest in Decades

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today released its August 2017 Air Travel Consumer Report, compiling air carrier data for the month of June 2017, second quarter of 2017, and first half of 2017.  For the first six months of this year, the 12 U.S. carriers who report...