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Enforcement Order

Development of Contingency Plans for Lengthy On-Board Ground Delays

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Office of Inspector General (OIG) recommended that the Secretary of Transportation establish a national task force of airlines, airports, and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to coordinate and develop contingency plans to deal with lengthy ground delays, such as working with airlines and airports to share facilities and make gates available in an emergency. To
implement this recommendation, on January 3, 2008, the Secretary of Transportation, consistent with the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, established the National Task Force to Develop Model Contingency Plans to Deal with Lengthy On-Board Ground Delays (Task Force).

Gate 1, Ltd. - July 5, 2009

This consent order concerns advertisements by Gate 1, Ltd., (Gate 1) a ticket agent, that violated 14 CFR 399.84 the Department’s rule on full-fare advertising, and 49 U.S.C. § 41712, which prohibits unfair and deceptive practices by air carriers and ticket agents. This order assesses a compromise civil penalty of $50,000 and directs Gate 1 to cease and desist from future similar violations.

Federal Register - May 9, 2003

SUMMARY: This action revises segments of Jet Route 2 (J–2), J–138, and J–590 by realigning the routes to the north over the Baton Rouge, LA, Very High Frequency Omnidirectional Range/Tactical Air Navigation (VORTAC). The FAA is taking this action to enhance the management of the aircraft operations over the Baton Rouge, LA, area. EFFECTIVE DATE: 0901 UTC, July 10, 2003.

Federal Register - February 26, 2007

This rule amends Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations part 71 by establishing a Class E airspace area extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Potosi Washington County Airport, MO. The establishment of Area Navigation (RNAV) Global Positioning System (GPS) Instrument Approach Procedures (IAP) to Runways 2 and 20 have made this action necessary. The intended effect of this action is to provide adequate controlled airspace for Instrument Flight Rules operations at Potosi Washington County Airport, MO. The area will be depicted on appropriate aeronautical charts.

Federal Register - July 7, 2008

SUMMARY: This document requires most certificated U.S. air carriers and foreign air carriers operating to and from the U.S. that conduct passenger-carrying service to record and categorize complaints that they receive alleging inadequate accessibility or discrimination on the basis of disability according to the type of disability and nature of complaint, prepare a summary report of those complaints, submit the report annually to the Department of Transportation’s (Department or DOT) Aviation Consumer Protection Division, and retain copies of correspondence and record of action taken on disabilityrelated complaints for three years.

Guidance concerning service animals re travel to the United Kingdom - February 26, 2007

This rule amends Title 14 Code of
Federal Regulations part 71 by
establishing a Class E airspace area
extending upward from 700 feet above
the surface at Potosi Washington County
Airport, MO. The establishment of Area
Navigation (RNAV) Global Positioning
System (GPS) Instrument Approach
Procedures (IAP) to Runways 2 and 20
have made this action necessary. The
intended effect of this action is to
provide adequate controlled airspace for
Instrument Flight Rules operations at
Potosi Washington County Airport, MO.
The area will be depicted on
appropriate aeronautical charts.

UK Service Animal Notice July 17, 2007

CARRIAGE OF SERVICE ANIMALS IN AIR TRANSPORTATION INTO THE UNITED KINGDOM AND FOREIGN HEALTH DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS FOR SERVICE ANIMALS IN AIR TRANSPORTATION
NOTICE
July 17, 2007
This notice provides further guidance for airlines and the traveling public regarding the obligation of airlines under the Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) and its implementing regulation 14 CFR Part 382 (Part 382) to transport service animals into the United Kingdom (U.K.). In addition, this notice addresses the general question of whether carriers may require health documentation for carriage of service animals on flights from the U.S. into countries other than the U.K. On February 26, 2007, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Aviation Enforcement Office issued a guidance document to assist carriers and passengers with disabilities in complying with both U.S. and U.K. regulations concerning the transport of service animals on flights from the U.S. to the U.K. by: 1) explaining the procedures passengers must follow to comply with the U.K.’s Pet Travel Scheme (PETS); 2) explaining the procedures U.S. and foreign carriers must follow to obtain an approved Required Method of Operation (RMOP) from the U.K.’s Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA); and 3) notifying both U.S. and U.K. carriers operating flights between the U.S. and the U.K. that failure to obtain an approved RMOP from DEFRA will be considered a violation of the ACAA by the Department’s Aviation Enforcement Office and may subject such carriers to enforcement action.1
The purpose of this notice is to respond to inquiries from airlines and the traveling public since issuance of the February notice regarding foreign requirements for health
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Federal Register - December 22, 2004

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Office of the Secretary
14 CFR Part 382
[OST Docket No. 2003–11473]
RIN 2105–ADO4
Reporting Requirements for Disability- Related Complaints
AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, Department of Transportation (DOT).
ACTION: Guidance on final rule and notice of information collection approval.

SUMMARY: A July 8, 2003, final rule (68 FR 40488) requires, among other things, that certain certificated U.S. air carriers and foreign air carriers record disabilityrelated complaints and submit a summary report of those complaints annually to the Department.

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