United Airlines Ending Service at JFK
United Airlines plans to end service in October at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, where it failed to profit over seven years because it offered few connections to other cities, and add flights at its Newark, New Jersey hub.
Airlines, Airports Battle Over Passenger Fees
An ongoing battle over passenger fees to pay for airport improvements and maintenance landed before the Senate aviation subcommittee as Congress considers a bill that will fund the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the next five years.
The fight is over raising the cap on the Passenger Facility Charge (PFC), a fee of up to $4.50 paid by travelers at U.S. public commercial airports. The funds are used by airports to pay for FAA-approved projects or to boost air carrier competition. Read more.
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