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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

$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

Delta operating performance for May 2019

Delta operating performance for May 2019

Delta Air Lines  today reported operating performance for May 2019. The company carried 18.1 million customers across its broad ... 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

Traveling solo? Experience the Mediterranean this summer

Traveling solo? Experience the Mediterranean this summer

A staggering 36 percent of respondents during a recent travel trends survey, conducted among a random group of 3,500 ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board official response to Mount Everest expedition deaths

Nepal Tourism Board official response to Mount Everest expedition deaths

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

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

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

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

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

5 places to visit on your bucket list

5 places to visit on your bucket list

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

The new Hawaii of Africa

The new Hawaii of Africa

It’s not in the Pacific Ocean. It’s in the Atlantic Ocean. It is called Sierra Leone. With 212 miles ... 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

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

Today, Captain Jon Weaks, president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, issued a communication to the nearly 10,000 pilots represented ... 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

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

Most stressful US airports this Christmas named

Most stressful US airports this Christmas named

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

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

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

With the year coming to an end, Hotelbeds has prepared some testimonials about 2018, with insights about how the ... 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

WASHINGTON, DC & PARIS, France – LaHood, together with Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Administrator Joe Szabo, International Union of ... Read More

AAPR celebrates new DOT rule on airline passenger protections

AAPR celebrates new DOT rule on airline passenger protections

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

National Airlines authorized to operate passenger charters internationally

National Airlines authorized to operate passenger charters internationally

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

MadAsHellAboutHiddenFees website launched

MadAsHellAboutHiddenFees website launched

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

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