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Airlines Fined for Not Giving Refunds on Time

On Monday, the Transportation Department fined a 1/2-dozen airways more than $7 million for failing to offer timely refunds to clients.

The DOT stated the six airlines have additionally now collectively paid extra than 1/2 one billion dollars to folks who had been owed a reimbursement because of a canceled or extensively changed flight.

Frontier Airlines is the only U.S. airline at the list. And it were given the largest nice: $2.2 million. According to the DOT, the airline has issued $222 million in refunds.

Here’s a list of the opposite airlines fined and the amount of refunds they are required to pay:

The fines assessed and the specified refunds furnished are: 

  • Air India – $121.5 million in required refunds paid and a $1.four million penalty 
  • TAP Portugal – $126.5 million in required refunds paid and a $1.1 million penalty 
  • Aeromexico – $thirteen.6 million in required refunds paid and a $900,000 penalty 
  • El Al – $sixty one.nine million in required refunds paid and a $900,000 penalty 
  • Avianca – $seventy six.eight million in required refunds paid and a $750,000 penalty 

You Can Now Take the Metro to Dulles International Airport

With the hole of the long-awaited Silver Line Metrorail station at Dulles International Airport (IAD) on Tuesday, travelers and airport employees can now take the educate immediately to Dulles from downtown Washington, D.C.

The new station at Dulles is attached to the main terminal through an indoor pedestrian tunnel with shifting sidewalks. Transit time from Metro Center in downtown D.C. is expected at fifty three mins. And, depending on while you trip and wherein you get admission to Metrorail, the fare can be between $2 and $6. Trains will depart the Dulles Silver Line station approximately every 15 minutes.

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Mamava Lactation Pod Doubles as Art Gallery

You’ve probably observed Mamava lactation pods shooting up at airports.

Now the sort of pods has been set up at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

Located underneath the lobby escalators at the Museum’s ground floor, the loose-to-use pod now not only offers a private, cushty space for dad and mom to pump or breastfeed, this one doubles as a gallery area.

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The interior of the pod features reproductions of artworks through cited artist Betye Saar, along with Anticipation (1961), which depicts the artist pregnant together with her 1/3 baby, In the Sunflower Patch (1963), and Flight (1963), depicting the early years of her daughter’s lifestyles. There’s additionally a quote via Saar inside the pod, wherein she displays on motherhood, birthing, and her printmaking exercise. 

Great concept, proper? Maybe airports will add art to their Mamava lactation pods too.

In addition to museums and airports, Mamava now has lactation pods in train stations, company places of work, schools, hospitals, navy bases, retail, universities, sports activities stadiums, and zoos. You can discover them with a free locator app.