Tag: U.S. Department of Transportation

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

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

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

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 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 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

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

Holiday Travel using U.S. airports: The best and the worst
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Holiday Travel using U.S. airports: The best and the worst

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018

U.S. airlines carried 72.3 million passengers in December 2017, a new all-time high, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s ... Read More

United Reports November 2018 Operational Performance
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United Reports November 2018 Operational Performance

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 10, 2018

United Airlines (UAL) today reported November 2018 operational results. UAL's November 2018 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 7.1 percent ... Read More

The 10 commandments of air travel
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The 10 commandments of air travel

editor editor- December 7, 2018

Delays, cancellations and destroyed travel plans: 2018 has been one of the worst years in terms of flight disruptions. Read More

FAA announces $151.1 million in infrastructure grants to 66 airports in 35 states
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FAA announces $151.1 million in infrastructure grants to 66 airports in 35 states

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 7, 2017

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $151.1 million in ... Read More

American Airline tentatively awarded new Brazil route
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American Airline tentatively awarded new Brazil route

editor editor- June 21, 2013

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines today applauded the Show Cause Order announced by the U.S. Read More

ARTA submits comments to US DOT on reporting ancillary airline fees
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ARTA submits comments to US DOT on reporting ancillary airline fees

editor editor- September 13, 2011

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - The Association of Retail Travel Agents (ARTA) announced today that it has submitted comments to the U.S. Read More