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Uniform Global National Interest Exceptions to COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON APRIL 30, 2021 In keeping with the Department of State’s commitment to facilitate legitimate travel to the United States, Secretary Blinken decided today to apply the same set of National Interest Exceptions to India that he had previously applied to all other regional travel restrictions currently in effect as ...
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Press Release – Federal Aviation Administration and Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore Partner on Executive Video Series

For Immediate Release April 30, 2021 Contact: pressoffice@faa.gov WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT)  Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)  and the  Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS)  released the first in a  series of joint videos  to share lessons learned during the COVID-19 crisis. The five episode executive video series will cover resilient leadership, safety oversight, emerging technology, risk-based decision-making and women in aviation. The series will present lessons ...
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Joint Statement by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management of the Netherlands

Joint Statement by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management of the Netherlands on Transportation and Climate Change Wednesday, April 28, 2021 Secretary of Transportation of the United States of America, Pete Buttigieg and Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management of the Netherlands, Cora van Nieuwenhuizen met on April ...
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Press Release – New Drone Rules Take Effect Today

For Immediate Release April 21, 2021 Contact: pressoffice@faa.gov WASHINGTON –Final rules take effect today for remotely identifying drones and allowing operators of small drones to fly over people and at night under certain conditions. “Today’s rules are an important first step in safely and securely managing the growing use of drones in our airspace, though more ...
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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

4/19/2021 Johnson and Johnson Vaccine Update The Office of Aerospace Medicine is closely following the FDA and CDC Johnson and Johnson Vaccine pause recommendation.  Once the outcome of the CDC ACIP deliberations are known, policy for use by airmen and air traffic controllers will be amended if it is indicated. If you are offered a ...
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