Nicholas Calio

Type: Person
Name: Nicholas Calio
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Consumer groups, airline industry debate what's fair on fares

Notice to anyone booking a flight: Airfares have been in the spotlight in Washington, D.C., scrutinized over how they are presented in advertisements and on the Web as well as for a security fee hike that’s baked into ticket prices.Consumer groups are ... [Published St Augustine Herald - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Consumer groups, airlines debate what’s a fair fare

As a federal fee hike takes effect, a House bill would allow ads for fares without taxes and fees included.Notice to anyone booking a flight: Airfares have been in the spotlight in Washington, D.C., scrutinized over how they are presented in advertisements ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Airline Groups File Suit Against TSA

Photo courtesy of ThinkstockTwo influential trade groups that represent the majority of the major airlines have filed suit against the United States government over the Transportation Security Administration fee increase that went into effect last we ... [Published Travel Pulse - Jul 31 2014]
Entities: Airline, IATA, Ignorance
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

IATA & A4A take TSA to court over taxes

IATA and US trade body Airlines for America (A4A) have filed a lawsuit against the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) arguing that it is unlawfully collecting taxes from passengers.The TSA collects a security fee from passengers travelling ... [Published MRO Network - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Airlines, Congress debate what's fair on fares

_ Notice to anyone booking a flight: Airfares are in the spotlight this week in Washington, D.C., scrutinized over how they are presented in advertisements and on the Web as well as for a security fee hike that's baked into ticket prices.Consumer groups ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Consumer Groups Irate Over House Passage of Airline-Backed Bill

The House of Representative’s passage of the controversial Transparent Airfares Act of 2014 draw an angry response from consumer groups strongly opposed to the measure.The legislation would overturn the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) full-fare advertising ... [Published Travel Market Report - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Airfare advertising to change?

TAMPA (FOX 13) -Airlines want to advertise their fares without including government taxes. And the U.S. House has agreed with them.But is that good news for consumers? Maybe not.A bill to exclude “government-imposed taxes and fees” passed the House of ... [Published WTVT FOX 13 - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

House-passed bill would allow airlines to advertise fares without taxes and fees

The bill requires the taxes and fees to be disclosed separately -- presumably in smaller print.If adopted by the Senate, the House legislation would change a federal regulation, in effect since 2012, that requires airlines to advertise in its most prominent ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

US House passes ‘Transparent Airfares’ bill aimed at overturning DOT rule

The US House of Representatives has passed a bill that would reverse a Department of Transportation (DOT) rule requiring airlines to include taxes in displayed airfares. The bill, the “ of 2014,” passed Monday by voice vote with wide bipartisan support; ... [Published Air Transport World - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Airlines for America Applauds House Action to Increase Airfare Transparency

Airlinesfor America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leadingU.S. airlines, today applauded House passage of the Transparent AirfaresAct.“Today’s vote is welcome news for airline customers who deserve to knowhow much of their advertised ticket ... [Published The CW44 Tampa Bay - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Denver air travelers hit by hikes in TSA fees and parking rates

Air travelers already hit with rising fares now will be paying even more in higher ancillary fees this summer.The Transportation Security Administration on Monday raised its airline passenger security fee from $2.50 per nonstop flight to $5.60.And for ... [Published Denver Post - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

A4A Commends Confirmation of Michael Lawson as U.S. Ambassador to ICAO

Source: A4A22/07/2014Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, issued the following statement commending the Senate's unanimous confirmation of Michael Lawson as the next U.S. Ambassador to the Council ... [Published Air Transport News - Jul 22 2014]

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"TSA is overstepping its bounds," A4A President and CEO Nicholas E Calio said. "ignoring the per-passenger cap and increasing taxes by as much as 236 percent on air travelers is an affront to the flying public and ignores congressional intent. air travelers are not an atm for the government and should not be treated as such."
"TSA is overstepping its bounds," said Nicholas Calio, A4A's CEO. "air travelers are not an atm for the government and should not be treated as such."
"today's vote is welcome news for airline customers who deserve to know how much of their advertised ticket price is due to rapidly increasing federal taxes" said Nicholas Calio, president of Airlines For America, the airlines’ lobbying arm
...in a dynamic global environment and it is critical that we have strong representation at ICAO," said A4A President and CEO Nicholas E Calio. "we congratulate ambassador lawson on his confirmation and look forward to working with him to strengthen our collaborative partnership with icao, while furthering our shared goals of developing international standards and best practices to enhance the overall global airair transport network."

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Consumer groups, airline industry debate what's... [Published St Augustine Herald - Aug 15 2014]
Consumer groups, airlines debate what’s a fair ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 06 2014]
Airline Groups File Suit Against TSA [Published Travel Pulse - Jul 31 2014]
IATA & A4A take TSA to court over taxes [Published MRO Network - Jul 31 2014]
Airlines, Congress debate what's fair on fares [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 31 2014]
Airlines challenge higher TSA fees in federal c... [Published Florida Today - Jul 30 2014]
Airline Trade Groups File Lawsuit Against TSA t... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 30 2014]
Consumer Groups Irate Over House Passage of Air... [Published Travel Market Report - Jul 30 2014]
Airfare advertising to change? [Published WTVT FOX 13 - Jul 29 2014]
Transparent Airfares Act Approved by House [Published Travel Pulse - Jul 29 2014]
US House passes ‘Transparent Airfares’ bill aim... [Published Air Transport World - Jul 29 2014]
House-passed bill would allow airlines to adver... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Jul 28 2014]
Airlines for America Applauds House Action to I... [Published The CW44 Tampa Bay - Jul 28 2014]
Airline Groups Say New TSA Fees Hurt Passengers [Published Associations Now - Jul 23 2014]
A4A Commends Confirmation of Michael Lawson as ... [Published Air Transport News - Jul 22 2014]
Airlines for America Commends Confirmation of M... [Published Good Day Sacramento - Jul 21 2014]
Denver air travelers hit by hikes in TSA fees a... [Published Denver Post - Jul 21 2014]
Should airlines be allowed to advertise fares w... [Published MuskegonPundit - Apr 19 2014]
How a Proposed ‘Transparent’ Law Would Blatantl... [Published TIME.com - Apr 11 2014]
How a Proposed ‘Transparent’ Law Would Blatantl... [Published The Curious Capitalist - Apr 11 2014]
Airlines for America Urges Congress to Level th... [Published EON Transportation - Mar 13 2014]
Airlines for America Urges Congress to Level th... [Published Business Wire Public Policy/Government News - Mar 13 2014]
Sincere or Strategic, Lobbyists Give Big [Published Capital Eye - Mar 12 2014]
Tax-News.com: US Aviation Industry Attacks TSA ... [Published Tax-News.com - Dec 13 2013]
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Should airlines be allowed to advertise fares w... [Published MuskegonPundit - Apr 19 2014]
Should airlines be allowed to advertise fares without including taxes and fees? |L.A. Airspace Are you familiar with the  Transparent Airfares Act of 2014? The proposed bill in Congress would allow airlines to go back to the practice of advertising ...
How a Proposed ‘Transparent’ Law Would Blatantl... [Published TIME.com - Apr 11 2014]
MoreA Malaysia Airlines Flight Makes an Emergency Landing in Hong Kong On the Road: Travels Across the American Landscape The Poor Writer’s Life, Now With Free Travel … and Free Houses The new bill is strongly supported by the airline industry. ...
How a Proposed ‘Transparent’ Law Would Blatantl... [Published The Curious Capitalist - Apr 11 2014]
MoreA Malaysia Airlines Flight Makes an Emergency Landing in Hong Kong On the Road: Travels Across the American Landscape The Poor Writer’s Life, Now With Free Travel … and Free Houses The new bill is strongly supported by the airline industry. ...
Airlines for America Urges Congress to Level th... [Published EON Transportation - Mar 13 2014]
WASHINGTON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Nicholas E. Calio testified before Senate Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety and Security, addressing the role airlines play in driving U.S. and global economic growth and job creation. ...
Airlines for America Urges Congress to Level th... [Published Business Wire Public Policy/Government News - Mar 13 2014]
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nicholas E. Calio testified before Senate Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety and Security, addressing the role airlines play in driving U.S. and global economic growth and job creation. ...
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