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Links to the Text of Federal Laws Relating to Aviation

Most permanent federal laws relating to aviation are now codified in subtitle VII of title 49, United States Code. But here are the...

FAA Response to Thune NextGen Inquiries – Dec. 15, 2016

Letter the Federal Aviation Administration to Senate Commerce chairman John Thune dated December 15, 2016 responding to questions...

Norwegian Approved by DOT; New Flights to Cuba Already Being Cut

December 7, 2016 In international aviation news, the past few weeks brought news regarding new transatlantic carriers and flights...

USDOT Issues Rule Expanding Aviation Consumer Protections

October 26, 2016 Last Tuesday, USDOT announced several new initiatives intended to expand consumer protections for air travelers and...

Are Mergers the Cause of All Air Passenger Woes?

October 26, 2016 Investigative journalists at ProPublica recently published an article on the industry lobbying that accompanied the...

CEOs of 4 Major Airlines Call for Air Traffic Control Reform at Annual A4A Summit

September 22, 2016 Airlines for America (A4A), the largest trade association for the U.S. airline industry, hosted its fourth annual...

Sec. Foxx Aboard First Flight to Cuba in 55 Years

August 31, 2016 The first regularly scheduled commercial flight from the United States to Cuba in 55 years landed at the Abel...

A Tale of Two Airports

During this Presidential campaign, much has been made of the differences between Republicans and Democrats. And for those folks flying...

DOT Tentatively Awards Air Rights for Flights To/From Havana

July 14, 2016 Following the agreement signed in February to allow commercial flights between the U.S. and ten Cuban airports, the...

Section-by-Section Summary of FAA Extension Legislation to September 2017

Section-by-section summary of the proposed FAA Extension, Safety, and Security Act of 2016 as released on July 7, 2016 in draft...

Text of FAA Extension to September 30, 2017

Text of the proposed House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 636 - the proposed aviation authority extension from July 16, 2016...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of June 20, 2016

Wednesday, June 22 - House Transportation and Infrastructure - Subcommittee on Aviation - subcommittee hearing on the FAA's oversight...

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