Topic: Government Regulations
Thanks to a new ruling by the European Union, U.S. passengers can now claim compensation on flights affected by airline strikes. AirHelp CEO Henrik Zillmer explains the details.
Aviation authorities in the United States and Europe are directing airlines to conduct ultrasonic inspections of engines similar to the one that failed on a Southwest Airlines flight last week. More here.
Travelers who book through travel agents will be able to enjoy a 30-day visa-free stay starting May 1. Get the details here.
Both the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) and the Business Travel Coalition (BTC) have expressed concern regarding new regulations, as well as a move to kill full-fare advertising, in the latest FAA bill. Get the details here.
How President Donald Trump's rollbacks on Cuba restrictions are working against their intentions. Learn more here.
ASTA said it would continue its own advocacy efforts on behalf of its members even as it endorses the organization. Find out more.
With a story making the rounds accusing travel agents of not sharing potential risks regarding travel to Mexico, Travel Agent reached out to the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) to learn more about agents’ “duty to warn.” Here’s what the organization had to say.
The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel has published a new report blaming travel agents for failing to “share the risks” with clients booking travel to Mexico resorts. Find out more.
Chad has "improved its identity-management and information sharing practices," which resulted in its removal from the list that includes North Korea and Venezuela. More here.
Uber is suspending its UberX service in Athens, Greece, following the passage of new regulations that affect the ridesharing sector. Here's a look at what happened.