Spencer Bachus said the attempt to block the US Airways-American merger raises questions.
Rep. John Garamendi (D-Calif.) is proposing new federal regulation of cruise lines to make sure passengers are compensated for late departures and onboard equipment failures that have led to outbreaks of illness.
Consumer groups are cautiously optimistic about a deal announced this week that gives government approval for US Airways and American Airlines to merge.
The settlement between the Department of Justice and the airlines requires them to give up 104 takeoff and landing slots at Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport and another 34 at New York's LaGuardia Airport.
Amtrak spent $428,000 on serving free wine and cheese on some long distance trains last year while losing millions.
The lawmakers are pressing for more sway over major trade agreements.
The Department of Justice said this week that it attempted to block a proposed merger between US Airways and American Airlines because the companies have hubs at major airports with "access limitations."
Critics accused the Justice Department of playing politics when it filed a lawsuit to block the proposed US Air-American merger because the agency has approved several other airline combinations in recent years.
The pilot who landed a disabled jetliner safely on the Hudson River in New York City will visit Capitol Hill on Wednesday to press for change in work scheduling rules for cargo airplane pilots.
After the crash of a commercial airliner in 2009 that was attributed partly to pilot fatigue, the Federal Aviation Administration implemented new limits requiring that pilots get at least 10 hours of off-duty time between flight schedules.
The CEO of American Airlines said on Tuesday that his company's merger with US Airways could be closed "in the first half of December" now that the Department of Justice has dropped its lawsuit to block the combination.
Speaking on a conference call with reporters after a settlement between the airlines and the Justice Department was announced, American CEO Tom Horton said the airlines expected to be able to move forward quickly with their plans to merge.
Delta Airlines is eyeing flights to Washington, D.C.'s Reagan Washington National Airport that are being given up by U.S. Airways and American Airlines in the companies' settlement with the Department of Justice over its proposed merger.
The Justice Department is requiring U.S. Air and American to give up 52 of its currents flights to Reagan National in exchange for dropping its lawsuit to stop the companies' proposed merger.
The merged company would become the world's biggest airline.