• 'We Want No Part Of It': Airlines Say Flights Are Not For Separating Families

    5 monthes ago - By NPR

    American Airlines, United and Frontier issued statements Wednesday asking that authorities refrain from using their flights for a controversial immigration policy that the president later reversed.
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  • Homeland Security press secretary fired back at United and American Airlines after they told the US government not to fly children separated from their parents on their planes

    Homeland Security press secretary fired back at United and American Airlines after they told the US government not to fly children separated from their parents on their planes

    5 monthes ago - By Chron

    Manuel Balce Ceneta / Associated Press
    The Department of Homeland Security's press secretary, Tyler Houlton, criticized American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, and United Airlines on Wednesday.
    Earlier, the airlines had told the United States government to refrain from flying migrant children separated from their families on their aircraft.
    Houlton said the airlines did not understand US immigration laws and were making decisions based on "a false media narrative.
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  • Homeland Security press secretary fired back at United and American Airlines after they told the US government not to fly children separated from their parents on their planes

    Homeland Security press secretary fired back at United and American Airlines after they told the US government not to fly children separated from their parents on their planes

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The Department of Homeland Security's press secretary, Tyler Houlton, criticized American Airlines , Frontier Airlines , and United Airlines on Wednesday.
    Earlier, the airlines had told the United States government to refrain from flying migrant children separated from their families on their aircraft.
    Houlton said the airlines did not understand US immigration laws and were making decisions based on "a false media narrative."
    Department of Homeland Security press secretary Tyler Houlton responded on Wednesday to American Airlines , Frontier Airlines, and United Airlines after the airlines...
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  • ICE spokesperson melts down over United and American Airlines taking political stands

    5 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    The official Department of Homeland Security twitter account had harsh words for airlines taking a stand.
    Reaction to the Trump administration's policy of separating migrant families continues apace. Today, a few airlines weighed in on the issue: American, Frontier, and United Airlines all announced they would not help transport migrant children who were separated from their families. All three companies essentially said the same thing-such a policy is not congruent with their values. It's still unclear whether commercial airlines have been used in this capacity before.
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  • United and American Airlines vow not to help the U.S. government separate families

    5 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    U.S. airlines want no part of Trump's border separations.
    U.S. air carriers are weighing in on Trump's controversial border separations-and they say they want no part of it.
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  • 2 airlines ask US not to put migrant children on flights

    5 monthes ago - By Philly

    DALLAS - American Airlines and United Airlines say they have asked the Trump administration not to put migrant children who have been separated from their parents on their flights.
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  • American Airlines Asks Government Not to Use Its Flights to Carry Immigrant Children

    5 monthes ago - By NY Times

    The announcement is the latest fallout from the administration's decision to separate children from parents who have arrived illegally.
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  • United joins American Airlines in telling US immigration officials not to fly children separated from their families on its planes

    United joins American Airlines in telling US immigration officials not to fly children separated from their families on its planes

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz said in a statement on Wednesday that the airline has told the United States government not to fly children separated from their families by immigration officials on its planes.
    United's announcement comes hours after a similar announcement from American Airlines .
    Major US airlines are under contract with the US government to provide transportation services.
    United Airlines said in a statement on Wednesday that it had informed the US government that it "should not" fly children who have been separated from their families by immigration officials on its...
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