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FAA Awards Nearly $845M to Build More Accessible, Environmentally Friendly and Modern Airports

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s  Federal Aviation Administration  (FAA) awarded more than $845 million in grants for projects that will mitigate environmental impacts, increase accessibility, and expand capacity at airports across the United States. The funding from the fourth round of FY 2021  Airport Improvement Program  grants will pay for projects at  388 airports in 49 states plus the District of Columbia . “We don’t want to just build our ...
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Update: NTSB Investigation of Transair Flight 810 Crash Continues

WASHINGTON (July 5, 2021) — The  National Transportation Safety Board’s  investigation of Friday’s crash of Transair flight 810 continues Monday as investigators continue to gather information and evidence. Rhoades Aviation Inc., dba Transair, flight 810, a Boeing 737-200, ditched in the waters of Mamala Bay near Honolulu, shortly after takeoff from Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, Hawaii. Flight 810 ...
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NTSB Chairman Robert L. Sumwalt Leaves Government Service

​​WASHINGTON (June 30, 2021) — National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Robert L. Sumwalt ended his nearly 15 years at the NTSB, as he retired from government service Wednesday. Vice Chairman Bruce Landsberg will serve as the acting chairman until a new chair is confirmed by the Senate. President Biden nominated NTSB Member Jennifer Homendy May ...
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Press Release – FAA, European Commission Reaffirm Commitment to Build Safer, More Sustainable Aviation System

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE) affirmed their commitment to increasing aviation safety and building a more sustainable industry during a virtual meeting today with senior officials from both continents.
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Statement on the U.S. DOT issuance of order that would prohibit the sale of passenger air transportation between United States and Belarus

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 Today, June 29, 2021, the U.S. Department of Transportation issued an order proposing to prohibit the sale of passenger air transportation, including air transportation on an interline basis (e.g. tickets booked through one airline that contain flights operated by multiple airlines), between the United States and Belarus. DOT’s order is premised ...
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