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FAA resumes its Contract Tower Program
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FAA resumes its Contract Tower Program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today resumed accepting applications to the FAA Contract Tower (FCT) program, as called for under ... Read More

Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later
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Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019

Airlines are desperate getting their fleet of Boeing 737 MAX flying again. The recertification process of the 737 MAX will ... Read More

U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions
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U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday announced the recipients of the sixth annual Distinguished Travel Champion Award: Sen. Catherine Cortez ... Read More

FlyersRights asking DOT to regulate airline change fees
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FlyersRights asking DOT to regulate airline change fees

editor editor- March 23, 2019

When Congress deregulated airline prices, routes, and schedules in 1978, Congress preserved the DOT’s responsibility to ensure that international prices ... Read More

Travel losses exceed $800 million due to US government shutdown
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Travel losses exceed $800 million due to US government shutdown

editor editor- February 15, 2019

The previous US government shutdown 35-day stalemate sidelined hundreds of thousands of federal workers without pay, created disarray in national ... Read More

Trump declares national emergency to circumvent Congress, get money for his pet project
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Trump declares national emergency to circumvent Congress, get money for his pet project

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019

In an attempt to build his long-promised 'border wall' without congressional approval, President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency. ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow immediate response on US Government Opening
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U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow immediate response on US Government Opening

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 25, 2019

U.S> Skies are open. The U.S. Travel Association along with the Global travel and tourism industry had been bracing about ... Read More

Senate resolution on Yemen: More heat than fire
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Senate resolution on Yemen: More heat than fire

editor editor- December 13, 2018

Yemen used to be a beautiful destination for travel and tourism. The hospitality school there was leading in Africa just ... Read More

Airlines for America Forecasts Busy Air Travel this Holiday Season
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Airlines for America Forecasts Busy Air Travel this Holiday Season

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 10, 2018

Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today projected that 45.7 million passengers will ... Read More

CNMI: U.S. Immigration rules about to destroy tourism on a remote Island territory
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CNMI: U.S. Immigration rules about to destroy tourism on a remote Island territory

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2016

Yes, it's part of the United States of America, but it's 10 time hours and more than 20 hours travel ... Read More

National Tour Association members advocate key tourism issues with congressional leaders
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National Tour Association members advocate key tourism issues with congressional leaders

editor editor- March 6, 2009

The 9th Annual National Tour Association (NTA) Grassroots Symposium took place in Washington, DC last week. Read More

Blunt to co-chair congressional travel and tourism caucus
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Blunt to co-chair congressional travel and tourism caucus

editor editor- January 23, 2009

WASHINGTON, DC - Missouri Congressman Roy Blunt will join Rep. Sam Farr (D-California) as co-chair of the Congressional Travel and ... Read More