Conservative groups are warning budget negotiators not to increase fees that fund the agency.
The merger of US Airways and American Airlines is facing turbulence because of a labor dispute, the Los Angeles Times reports.
The airlines are expected to bring their merger in for a landing on Monday, but the companies have not yet reached a deal with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers union, which represents US Air’s mechanics.
Some airports are letting passengers light up electronic cigarettes in their terminals, USA Today reports.
Washington D.C’s Reagan National Airport, Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Charlotte Douglas International Airport and Miami International Airport all currently allow passengers to smoke e-cigarettes, the paper said.
The Supreme Court is considering a lawsuit about a frequent-flier program member who was dropped from his mileage plan with Northwest Airlines before the company merged with Delta Airlines, USA Today reports.
The passenger, Minnesota resident Binyomin Ginsberg, says he was unceremoniously dropped from his Northwest mileage program because he filed too many complaints with the now-merged airline.
Airports across the U.S. are offering passengers flu shots as cold weather sets in, USA Today reports.
The House meets at 10 a.m. for speeches, and then in the afternoon to consider up to 10 suspension bills.
Rules allowing for CEO Jeff Bezos to realize his vision could take years to draft.
Airlines are criticizing a potential increase in security fees that are added to the price of flight tickets ahead of a potential budget deal, CNN reports.
Previous proposal to reduce the federal deficit have included recommendations to increase the passenger security fee from $2.50 per trip to $5.
Lawmakers want new privacy rules to protect consumers from delivery drones.
The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee will hold a hearing next year on the commercial use of drones, including Amazon's plan to use drones to deliver products.
"Amazon's plans for using drones to deliver packages is just one example of the potential this technology offers consumers, and a reflection of the ingenuity of American business," Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) said in a statement Monday.
"As we move forward toward integrating drones into civilian life and capitalizing on the economic opportunities they offer, we must make certain that these aircraft meet rigorous safety and privacy standards. I plan to hold a hearing early next year to explore the potential economic benefits of unmanned vehicles in our airspace as well as the potential risks they may create."