American Airlines and New York-based JetBlue Airways are gearing up to implement new restrictions on passengers traveling with service animals on July 1, but the separate guidelines may soon become moot once the US Department of Transportation (DOT) issues its own rules later this summer.   The DOT on May 6 announced it was initiating a 45-day public comment period for a proposed rule governing service animals. The changes being weighed include policies that would distinguish between ...

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