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23 AugLetter from Senator Richard Blumenthal, Senator Edward Markey, and Senator Elizabeth Warren to Jeffrey Zients, Director of the National Economic Council


Earlier this year, the President issued Executive Order (E.O.) 13725, directing executive depart ments and agencies to identify specific actions they…

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07 Jun$1,200 for Coach? How to Beat the New Airfare Rules


A few months ago, the nation’s three major airlines quietly tweaked their fare rules. The result? Travelers encountered notably higher prices…

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27 AprLetter from Senator Elizabeth Warren to US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx


1 am writing to express concerns over recent reports of anticompetitive behavior on the part of several major airlines that are…

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16 MarLetter from Senator Richard Blumenthal and Senator Edward Markey to US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx


We write today because our offices have received reports that airlines may be refusing to provide flight information to third-party price…

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15 MayBenefits of Preserving Consumers’ Ability to Compare Airline Fares via OTAs and Metasearch Sites


The U.S. airline industry enplaned 766 million passengers last year and flew nearly 900 billion miles.3 For domestic itineraries, travelers paid—before…

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