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Flight attendant union urges Congress to pass FAA reauthorization bill

WASHINGTON - The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today urged Capitol Hill lawmakers to act on a long overdue Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill before it expires on

Lawmakers: Ban laptops in airliner cockpits

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers are moving to ban the use of computer laptops and other personal electronic devices in airline cockpits to prevent another incident like the Northwest Airlines plane that over

US must woo world tourists: lawmakers

WASHINGTON — The United States needs to wage a charm offensive to woo overseas tourists seduced by rivals like France and Italy, US senators and industry experts agreed Wednesday

Hawaii State Senator Fred Hemmings: “My response is it’s absolute lunacy”

The House and Senate passed the law that raises the accommodations tax on tourists. On average it would mean visitors would pay about $7 dollars more in taxes every night.

FAA technical employees troubled by FAA attempts to eliminate certification

The Professional Aviation Safety Specialists, AFL-CIO (PASS), the union that represents over 11,000 employees at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) including technicians who install, maintain,

Texas lawmakers push for Continental antitrust deal

Lawmakers from Texas are asking incoming Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood for speedy action on a pending antitrust application from Houston-based Continental Airlines.

Lawmakers look at limiting recreational liability

Montana's recreation businesses said Tuesday they need better protection from lawsuits because of high insurance costs.

Dominican lawmakers reject proposed tourism entity’s sweeping powers

SANTO DOMINGO - The bill which creates the National Tourism Development Institute (Indetur) has met resistance in the Chamber of Deputies which if approves it, would give the new entity sweeping powers to propose the "tourism poles," including the Executive Branch decree for them.