Roger Dow, president and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association, today released the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate's confirmation of R. Gil Kerlikowske as the new commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
Airlines for America (A4A) applauded legislation introduced by House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) and Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) which ensures airline customers are aware of exactly how much of their ticket price goes to federal taxes.
WestJet today announced new daily, non-stop service between Toronto and Phoenix beginning October 26, 2014. Same-day connections are also available to and from Montreal, Ottawa, Halifax, and Moncton, New Brunswick.
A4A urged Members of Congress to say no to this proposal, and recognize that commercial aviation is a key enabler of job growth and U.S. economic activity that could contribute at an even greater level, if not impeded by excessive taxes and regulations.
Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced the next phase of its international service by offering Customers new Southwest Airlines flights to both the Pacific and Caribbean coasts of Mexico, as well as other new domestic and international flying, as the carrier extended flight schedules through Oct. 31, 2014. Sale fares can be found on through March 13.