As January 1 comes into view, neither side in the stand-off over
a controversial new European carbon tax shows any sign of backing
down. Europe's new Emissions Trading System, or ETS, would charge
flights arriving in the EU's jurisdiction a fee for their carbon
dioxide emissions, even for portions of the flights outside Europe.
The US, China and two dozen other nations say that violates a 1944
treaty which gives all nations exclusive authority over their
Judicial Watch Obtains NLRB Documents Through Lawsuit
If there was any question that the Obama administration's
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is really acting against
Boeing in South Carolina based on principle, it's been answered by
some startlingly candid and flippant insider e-mails obtained by
TSA 'Pre-Check' Pilot Expanding To Three More Airports
TSA Administrator John Pistole announced Wednesday that three
more airports will be added to the TSA Pre-Check Pilot Program, to
help TSA evaluate measures designed to enhance security by placing
more focus on pre-screening individuals prior to flying in order to
expedite their travel experience.
Airline Reportedly Looking Into Mile-High Adult
It's difficult to know if Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary is
serious, or if this is just one of the airline executive's
outrageous trial balloons designed to generate some buzz about the
low-cost airline, but if the object is the latter, it's certainly
had that effect.