web analytics

Tag: Department of Transportation

U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for $292.7 million ... Read More

Baltimore/Washington International Airport orders 20 new shuttle buses

Baltimore/Washington International Airport orders 20 new shuttle buses

Maryland Department of Transportation has issued a new order of 15 forty-foot and five sixty-foot Xcelsior clean diesel heavy-duty ... Read More

Kalamazoo-Battle Creek International Airport in Michigan to close

Kalamazoo-Battle Creek International Airport in Michigan to close

The Kalamazoo Battle Creek International Airport will close to airline traffic from June 10 until June 26  this year ... Read More

$840 million in DOT infrastructure grants to 381 US airports announced

$840 million in DOT infrastructure grants to 381 US airports announced

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $840 ... Read More

FAA breaks ground for new Air Traffic Control Tower at Piedmont Triad International Airport

FAA breaks ground for new Air Traffic Control Tower at Piedmont Triad International Airport

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) held a groundbreaking ceremony today for a new Air Traffic ... Read More

DFW Airport congratulate American Airlines and Qantas on approval of joint business agreement

DFW Airport congratulate American Airlines and Qantas on approval of joint business agreement

Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport looks forward to the strengthened ties between American Airlines and Qantas now that ... Read More

Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money

Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money

Is Boeing bribing Members of the United States House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation with millions of dollars? Unfortunately, under ... Read More

Airport in Maui opens mega car rental facility

Airport in Maui opens mega car rental facility

A new $340 million multilevel Consolidated Rent-A-Car (CONRAC) in the Kahului Airport on Maui in Hawaii houses all major ... Read More

Delta Air Lines to fly to Tokyo Haneda Airport from five U.S. cities

Delta Air Lines to fly to Tokyo Haneda Airport from five U.S. cities

Delta will be serving Tokyo’s preferred airport under a preliminary decision announced May 16 by the Department of Transportation, ... Read More

U.S. DOT approves United Airlines’ new service to Tokyo Haneda

U.S. DOT approves United Airlines’ new service to Tokyo Haneda

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced that United Airlines was tentatively granted a total of four daily ... Read More

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

Most major US airports experience flight disruptions on a daily basis, with Chicago O'Hare International Airport leading the pack. ... Read More

U.S. Transportation Secretary announces Lithium Battery Safety Advisory Committee

U.S. Transportation Secretary announces Lithium Battery Safety Advisory Committee

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today announced that it is soliciting nominees ... Read More

FAA 2019 aerospace forecast

FAA 2019 aerospace forecast

The FAA forecasts U.S. airline enplanements (passengers) will increase from 743.9 million in 2017 to 780.8 million in 2018, ... Read More

FAA awards first air carrier certification to commercial drone delivery firm

FAA awards first air carrier certification to commercial drone delivery firm

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded the first air ... Read More

Allegiant Air to offer scheduled service to Mexico

Allegiant Air to offer scheduled service to Mexico

Allegiant Air today filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to offer scheduled service between the United ... Read More

United Airlines plans nonstop service between New York/Newark and Cape Town

United Airlines plans nonstop service between New York/Newark and Cape Town

United Airlines today applied with the U.S. Department of Transportation for authority to begin new service between New York/Newark ... Read More

FlyersRights files lawsuit against US DOT for not enforcing flight delay compensation

FlyersRights files lawsuit against US DOT for not enforcing flight delay compensation

FlyersRights.org has filed a lawsuit against the US Department of Transportation (DOT) in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ... Read More

FlyersRights asking DOT to regulate airline change fees

FlyersRights asking DOT to regulate airline change fees

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

FAA reputation ruined while Boeing MAX 8 certification becomes a criminal matter

FAA reputation ruined while Boeing MAX 8 certification becomes a criminal matter

FAA Nominee Steve Dickson formerly a Delta Airlines executive,  should get a prompt confirmation hearing before the U.S Senate," ... Read More

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg finally is trying to get the record straight

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg finally is trying to get the record straight

One of the largest companies in the United States is responsible for tens of thousands of jobs and has ... Read More

Air crash experts: ‘Clear similarities’ between Ethiopian and Lion Air 737 MAX disasters

Air crash experts: ‘Clear similarities’ between Ethiopian and Lion Air 737 MAX disasters

French air crash investigators are saying that they have found “clear similarities” between last week’s Ethiopian Airlines crash and ... Read More

Safety our top priority: American Airlines reassures customers after 737 MAX grounding

Safety our top priority: American Airlines reassures customers after 737 MAX grounding

American Airlines has sent a message to all of it's customers, reassuring them that yesterday's grounding of all Boeing ... Read More

Samoa cancels Open Sky Agreement with USA

Samoa cancels Open Sky Agreement with USA

The Samoa Government has canceled a multi-nation open skies agreement which will be effective from July. The US Department of Transportation ... Read More

FAA urged to immediately ground all Boeing 737 Max in the United States

FAA urged to immediately ground all Boeing 737 Max in the United States

After the second deadly airline crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8, the Federal Aviation Administration in the United ... Read More

US DOT strengthens safety provisions for lithium batteries transported by aircraft

US DOT strengthens safety provisions for lithium batteries transported by aircraft

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), in coordination with the Federal Aviation Administration ... Read More

United Airlines taps industry veteran for senior role

United Airlines taps industry veteran for senior role

United Airlines today named transportation industry veteran Robert S. Rivkin senior vice president and general counsel. For the last ... Read More

Delta proposes flights between Tokyo-Haneda airport and 5 new US cities

Delta proposes flights between Tokyo-Haneda airport and 5 new US cities

Delta today filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to launch daily daytime service between Tokyo-Haneda airport ... Read More

United Airlines to serve Tokyo Haneda Airport from six leading US hubs

United Airlines to serve Tokyo Haneda Airport from six leading US hubs

United Airlines announced today it has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for a total ... Read More

FAA: Vietnam’s Civil Aviation Authority meets international safety standards

FAA: Vietnam’s Civil Aviation Authority meets international safety standards

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced that Vietnam complies with international safety standards ... Read More

IATA urges US government, industry, to work together to grow aviation’s benefits 

IATA urges US government, industry, to work together to grow aviation’s benefits 

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the United States government and industry to work together to ensure that ... Read More