Tag: DOT

U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 00:32 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 18:28 0

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

Delta operating performance for May 2019

Delta operating performance for May 2019

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 17:49 0

Delta Air Lines  today reported operating performance for May 2019. The company carried 18.1 million customers across its broad global network, a record for the ... 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

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 00:59 0

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

Traveling solo? Experience the Mediterranean this summer

Traveling solo? Experience the Mediterranean this summer

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019 20:20 0

A staggering 36 percent of respondents during a recent travel trends survey, conducted among a random group of 3,500 consumers nationwide, indicated they will take ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board official response to Mount Everest expedition deaths

Nepal Tourism Board official response to Mount Everest expedition deaths

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019 18:33 0

Is Nepal a safe destination to travel after 11 people died climbing Mount Everest this season? The answer should be a certain yes. Nepal is ... 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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 00:45 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 23:11 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019 00:08 0

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

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

editor editor- May 14, 2019 22:41 0

Most major US airports experience flight disruptions on a daily basis, with Chicago O'Hare International Airport leading the pack. Within the top 10 airports in ... Read More

FAA 2019 aerospace forecast

FAA 2019 aerospace forecast

editor editor- May 1, 2019 22:11 0

The FAA forecasts U.S. airline enplanements (passengers) will increase from 743.9 million in 2017 to 780.8 million in 2018, a 5.0 percent increase. All safety, ... Read More

Allegiant Air to offer scheduled service to Mexico

Allegiant Air to offer scheduled service to Mexico

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 18:00 0

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

5 places to visit on your bucket list

5 places to visit on your bucket list

editor editor- April 1, 2019 21:30 0

While everyone’s ultimate travel bucket list is different, there are certain destinations that really shouldn’t be missed, from American and Canadian destinations to places around ... 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

editor editor- March 29, 2019 00:12 0

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

FlyersRights asking DOT to regulate airline change fees

FlyersRights asking DOT to regulate airline change fees

editor editor- March 23, 2019 00:35 0

When Congress deregulated airline prices, routes, and schedules in 1978, Congress preserved the DOT’s responsibility to ensure that international prices and fees remained “reasonable.” This ... 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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 11, 2019 18:41 0

After the second deadly airline crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8, the Federal Aviation Administration in the United States (FAA) was urged today to ... Read More

The new Hawaii of Africa

The new Hawaii of Africa

editor editor- March 6, 2019 23:10 0

It’s not in the Pacific Ocean. It’s in the Atlantic Ocean. It is called Sierra Leone. With 212 miles (360 kilometers) of North Atlantic Ocean ... Read More

US DOT strengthens safety provisions for lithium batteries transported by aircraft

US DOT strengthens safety provisions for lithium batteries transported by aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 17:05 0

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

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 10:45 0

Today, Captain Jon Weaks, president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, issued a communication to the nearly 10,000 pilots represented by the association. In his communication, ... Read More

United Airlines taps industry veteran for senior role

United Airlines taps industry veteran for senior role

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 17:05 0

United Airlines today named transportation industry veteran Robert S. Rivkin senior vice president and general counsel. For the last three decades, Rivkin has drawn on ... 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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 22:25 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 16:15 0

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

Most stressful US airports this Christmas named

Most stressful US airports this Christmas named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2018 13:30 0

To help empower travelers to make more informed decisions when it comes to holiday travel, travel experts reveal which airports to possibly avoid. • Experts ... Read More

Hotel industry: Saying goodbye to 2018, ready for strong 2019

Hotel industry: Saying goodbye to 2018, ready for strong 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018 07:30 0

With the year coming to an end, Hotelbeds has prepared some testimonials about 2018, with insights about how the year has been for the hotel ... Read More

Brunel Award winners recognized by DOT Secretary LaHood and FRA Administrator Szabo

Brunel Award winners recognized by DOT Secretary LaHood and FRA Administrator Szabo

editor editor- October 18, 2011 06:35 0

WASHINGTON, DC & PARIS, France – LaHood, together with Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Administrator Joe Szabo, International Union of Railways (UIC) Director General Jean‐Pierre Loubinoux, Read More

AAPR celebrates new DOT rule on airline passenger protections

AAPR celebrates new DOT rule on airline passenger protections

editor editor- April 21, 2011 06:24 0

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Association for Airline Passenger Rights ("AAPR") today celebrated the U.S. Department of Transportation's ("DOT") new airline passenger protections. Building Read More

National Airlines authorized to operate passenger charters internationally

National Airlines authorized to operate passenger charters internationally

editor editor- February 10, 2011 04:38 0

YPSILANTI, Mich. - National Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of National Air Cargo Holdings, is pleased to announce that the U.S. Read More

MadAsHellAboutHiddenFees website launched

MadAsHellAboutHiddenFees website launched

editor editor- September 8, 2010 06:27 0

http://www.tnooz.com/2010/09/07/news/industry-coalition-launches-madashellabouthiddenfees-com/ Read More

DOT grants antitrust immunity to American Airlines, foreign partners

DOT grants antitrust immunity to American Airlines, foreign partners

editor editor- July 22, 2010 05:35 0

NEW YORK — The Transportation Department has given antitrust immunity to American Airlines and foreign partners, which will let the airlines work together to set ... Read More

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