Tag: DOT

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

$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

Delta operating performance for May 2019
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Delta operating performance for May 2019

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

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

Traveling solo? Experience the Mediterranean this summer
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Traveling solo? Experience the Mediterranean this summer

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019

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

Nepal Tourism Board official response to Mount Everest expedition deaths
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Nepal Tourism Board official response to Mount Everest expedition deaths

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

5 places to visit on your bucket list
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5 places to visit on your bucket list

editor editor- April 1, 2019

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

The new Hawaii of Africa
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The new Hawaii of Africa

editor editor- March 6, 2019

It’s not in the Pacific Ocean. It’s in the Atlantic Ocean. It is called Sierra Leone. With 212 miles (360 ... 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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019

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

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

Most stressful US airports this Christmas named
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Most stressful US airports this Christmas named

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2018

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018

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

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

editor editor- October 18, 2011

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

AAPR celebrates new DOT rule on airline passenger protections
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AAPR celebrates new DOT rule on airline passenger protections

editor editor- April 21, 2011

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

National Airlines authorized to operate passenger charters internationally
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National Airlines authorized to operate passenger charters internationally

editor editor- February 10, 2011

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

MadAsHellAboutHiddenFees website launched
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MadAsHellAboutHiddenFees website launched

editor editor- September 8, 2010

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

DOT grants antitrust immunity to American Airlines, foreign partners
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DOT grants antitrust immunity to American Airlines, foreign partners

editor editor- July 22, 2010

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

Delta’s trade name violation results in $40K penalty
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Delta’s trade name violation results in $40K penalty

editor editor- July 13, 2010

MINNEAPOLIS — The Transportation Department is hitting Delta Air Lines with a $40,000 penalty for failing to tell some customers ... Read More

Airlines requests for exemption to the tarmac delay rules rejected by DOT
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Airlines requests for exemption to the tarmac delay rules rejected by DOT

editor editor- April 23, 2010

The Department of Transportation (DOT) announced it will not approve requests, from five airlines, for a temporary exemption to the ... Read More

US carriers on-time performance data for January released
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US carriers on-time performance data for January released

editor editor- March 10, 2010

Here are U.S. carriers, listed in order of their on-time arrival rating for January. The figures are from the U.S. ... Read More

ACTE president tells DOT Secretary LaHood: US needs comprehensive air transportation policy
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ACTE president tells DOT Secretary LaHood: US needs comprehensive air transportation policy

editor editor- December 10, 2009

In a recent communication addressed to US Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Ray LaHood, the Association of Corporate Travel Executives ... Read More

ASTA members warned to follow DOT advertising rules
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ASTA members warned to follow DOT advertising rules

editor editor- December 9, 2009

ASTA members are warned to following the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Full-Price and Code-Share advertising rules. Failure to follow these ... Read More

ATA comments on DOT stakeholder forum on financial health of commercial aviation industry
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ATA comments on DOT stakeholder forum on financial health of commercial aviation industry

editor editor- November 13, 2009

The Air Transport Association of America (ATA) commented today on the US Department of Transportation (DOT) and Secretary LaHood's initiative ... Read More