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The “CV3” Bill’s $46 Billion for Aviation Loans – How Will It Work?

The third coronavirus response bill authorizes the Treasury Secretary to "make loans, loan guarantees, and other investments in support...

The “CV3” Bill’s $32 Billion for Air Carrier Grants – How Will It Work?

The third coronavirus response package being passed by Congress this week appropriates $32 billion from the general fund of the...

Final Version of $2 Trillion COVID Response Bill Has $114 Billion for Transportation

5:40 a.m. 3/26/2020 update: Earlier this morning, the Senate passed H.R. 748, as amended with the coronavirus aid package, by a vote of...

Senate Coronavirus Response Bill – March 22 a.m. Version

This is the March 22 morning iteration of the Senate's massive coronavirus response legislation. Division A contains the various...

Senate COVID Bill Stalled; House Plan Would More than Double USDOT Appropriations

4:45 p.m. The Senate is still stuck in a partisan logjam over its coronavirus response legislation, having failed again this...

Revised Coronavirus Bill Includes $20 Billion for Mass Transit, $10 Billion for Airports, $58 Billion in Loans for Airlines

A revised version of the trillion-dollar-plus coronavirus response bill circulated by Senate Republicans this morning, after a long...

McConnell Aims to Bring Trillion-Dollar Coronavirus Stimulus Bill Up for Senate Vote on Monday

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said this afternoon that he hopes that the Senate will be able to vote on a...

What Happens When People Stop Flying? Analyzing the Cascade of Downstream Effects

What happens when people just stop flying? We tried to look at that simple question and expand it into the cascade of downstream...

Airlines Ask Over $65 Billion in Federal Relief; Airports Want $10 Billion

Yesterday, the airline industry – through its lobbying arm, Airlines for America – formally asked for a federal aid package that...

House On Verge of Passing Second Coronavirus Aid Package; Financial Aid for Airlines Under Discussion

It has been a long two days on Capitol Hill. On Wednesday night at 11 p.m., the House Rules Committee posted the text of House...

House Hearing Cites Faulty FAA Risk Calculations on 737 MAX

Another hearing before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee this week looked more deeply at decisions made by the...

GAO Issues New Reports on Essential Air Service, Airline Oversales

The FAA reauthorization law enacted on October 5, 2018 mandated, by our count, 119 new studies or reports to be submitted to Congress,...

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