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Tag: "Airlines"

European High court upholds jet plane carbon tax

A law requiring flights into and out of the European Union (EU) to pay a carbon tax was upheld by the European Court of Justice on Wednesday saying that, “application of the emissions trading scheme to aviation infringes neither the principles of customary international law at issue, nor the open-skies agreement.” The law requires that […]

Pilot Relieved of Duty for Refusing to Endanger Lives in Severe Weather

ExpressJet Airlines labels pilot “unstable,” violating rights protected by law, according to filing HOUSTON, Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — An ExpressJet Airlines pilot has filed a lawsuit against parent company Continental Express claiming retaliation and ruin of his professional reputation. The suit claims he was targeted because he took precautionary action during severe weather conditions, costing the […]

Flying the Friendly Skies

As if it wasn’t enough that we have to put up with security frisking your crying 3-year-old, nuns, and searching through grandma’s adult diaper, we also have to fear that a simple mistake can cost you jail time as well as some hefty fines. From Fox4KC: “A fun trip to the Bahamas turned frustrating and depressing for one Liberty, Mo. man […]

City Council Attacks Taxicab Entrepreneurs

City councils across the nation are taking a page from the Federal Government in their ability to take over entire industries. Taxicab companies are fighting against their local bureaucrats for their very existence. In Hampton Roads, Virginia, it is no different. Just like when the Federal Government accused doctors of cutting off limbs for more […]

Delta Plane Diverted for ‘Potential Security Threat’

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Delta Air Lines flight 1706 bound for San Diego from Detroit was diverted to Albuquerque, N.M. at about 10am this morning over what is being called a “potential security threat.” The plane was reportedly being held in a remote location and passengers were interviewed. NBC is reporting that according to a senior […]

TSA Chief Opens the Door for Unions

      Last November The National Labor Relations Board , lead by Obama appointee Hilda Solis caved in to Union pressure that Transportation Security Officers hold a vote on Unionization for purposes other than collective bargaining. After supposed careful consideration, another Obama appointee , TSA Chief Mr. Pistole recently expanded this to include previously barred collective bargaining for […]