Six Companies Can Now Fly Small UAS Following FAA-approved Safety Procedures
DOT finalizes approval of IATA Resolution 787. The U.S.
WASHINGTON – The nation’s largest airlines posted an on-time arrival rate of 79.6 percent in April, up from both the 77.3 percent on-time rate posted in April 2013 and the 77.6 percent on-time rate posted in March 2014, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report released today.
In addition, the reporting carriers canceled 1.1 percent of their scheduled domestic flights in April, down from both the 1.8 percent cancellation rate posted in April 2013 and the 1.9 percent rate posted in March 2014.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation today tentatively approved a proposal that would help modernize the marketing and sale of airline products by enabling all of the market players –airlines, travel agents, global distribution systems (GDSs), and consumers – to “speak the same language” in their communications with each other through a common data transmission standard.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today proposed new consumer protections for air travelers, building on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) previous passenger protection rules issued in December 2009 and April 2011.