Delta spends on lobbying
Published: Jul 08, 2010
Global - Delta Air Lines Inc. spent US$677,125 in the first quarter of 2010 to lobby on passenger issues.
New Transportation Department imposed new rules which imposed steep fines on airlines that leave passengers on the ground for more than three hours. Airlines however opposed the rule, arguing it would lead to more flight cancellations.
Delta also lobbied on proposed restrictions on using personal electronics in the cockpit after carriers were asked to address crew distraction by banning such devices.
The airline also lobbied on the size of the stake that foreign owners can take in American carriers, Bloomberg reports.
Delta lobbied to Congress, the Federal Aviation Administration and the Transportation Department. It also lobbied the State Department.
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