Tag: Department of Transportation

New appointments to US DOT’s Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee announced
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New appointments to US DOT’s Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee announced

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 10, 2019

U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the appointment of 22 members to DOT’s Aviation Rulemaking ... Read More

U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program
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U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

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

Baltimore/Washington International Airport orders 20 new shuttle buses
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Baltimore/Washington International Airport orders 20 new shuttle buses

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

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

Kalamazoo-Battle Creek International Airport in Michigan to close
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Kalamazoo-Battle Creek International Airport in Michigan to close

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

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

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

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019

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

Airport in Maui opens mega car rental facility
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Airport in Maui opens mega car rental facility

editor editor- May 17, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

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

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays
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Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

editor editor- May 14, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

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

FAA 2019 aerospace forecast
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FAA 2019 aerospace forecast

editor editor- May 1, 2019

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

FAA awards first air carrier certification to commercial drone delivery firm
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FAA awards first air carrier certification to commercial drone delivery firm

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

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

Allegiant Air to offer scheduled service to Mexico
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Allegiant Air to offer scheduled service to Mexico

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019

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

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

editor editor- March 29, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 21, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 19, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

American Airlines has sent a message to all of it's customers, reassuring them that yesterday's grounding of all Boeing 737 ... Read More

Samoa cancels Open Sky Agreement with USA
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Samoa cancels Open Sky Agreement with USA

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 11, 2019

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

US DOT strengthens safety provisions for lithium batteries transported by aircraft
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US DOT strengthens safety provisions for lithium batteries transported by aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

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

United Airlines taps industry veteran for senior role
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United Airlines taps industry veteran for senior role

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019

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

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

editor editor- February 22, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019

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

South Dakota cities left without passenger air service
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South Dakota cities left without passenger air service

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019

Passenger air service has stopped to the Two South Dakota towns were left without passenger air service after California Pacific ... Read More

$108.5 million awarded for Port Canaveral new cruise terminal construction
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$108.5 million awarded for Port Canaveral new cruise terminal construction

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019

The Canaveral Port Authority Board of Commissioners unanimously approved at a special meeting on Tuesday awarding Merritt Island-based Ivey’s Construction ... Read More

New York City Town Hall stars Mayor DeBlasio
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New York City Town Hall stars Mayor DeBlasio

editor editor- December 31, 2018

It is not a surprise that politics has morphed into an entertainment vehicle. The people who populate the White House ... Read More

US issues travel advisory for Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport
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US issues travel advisory for Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018

US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that the aviation security at Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) does ... Read More

Air Italy dragged into aviation war between US and the Gulf
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Air Italy dragged into aviation war between US and the Gulf

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018

The former Meridiana carrier, now 49% controlled by Qatar Airways, is in fact under the lens of 11 US Republican ... Read More