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  • Aviation Safety and Security Final Report
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    Aviation Safety and Security Final Report

    Vice President Gore, chair of the Aviation Safety and Security Commission, delivered the final report to the president. It contains 53 different recommendations and initiatives, including…

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  • Aviation Security and Safety Open Hearing
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    Aviation Security and Safety Open Hearing

    In the third open meeting of the commission, air traffic controllers, pilots and representatives of several airlines and aviation industry groups testified about airline safety. The focus…

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  • Aviation Security and Safety Open Hearing
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    Aviation Security and Safety Open Hearing

    The first meeting of the Aviation Safety and Security Commission, an 18-member, presidentially-appointed board which was formed after the ValuJet and TWA crashes, was held. The commission,…

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  • Aviation Safety
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    Aviation Safety

    U.S. and British airport authorities testified about the necessity of heightened airport security. Witnesses gave input as to why these increases are necessary, and strategies to accomplish…

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  • FAA Safety Issues Part 1
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    FAA Safety Issues Part 1

    Committee members heard testimony from Mr. Hinson and Secretary Pena about the FAA safety inspection program and Department of Transportation oversight of the agency, specifically regarding…

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  • Air Traffic Safety
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    Air Traffic Safety

    Secretary Pena and other officials reviewed air traffic safety. Following prepared remarks, they took questions from the press.

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  • Consumer Protection for Air Travelers
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    Consumer Protection for Air Travelers

    Secretary Pena announced the opening of a consumer protection office for airline passengers called “Travellers First.” The office will handle complaints about frequent flyer programs,…

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  • Aviation Safety Issues
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    Aviation Safety Issues

    Secretary Pena and Mr. Hinson talked to reporters about the results of a two day conference on airline safety, including such issues as ice detection equipment and better pilot training for…

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  • USCanada Aviation Agreement
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    U.S.-Canada Aviation Agreement

    Secretary Pena and other officials talked about a framework for a new civil aviation agreement between the United States and Canada which will treat the air border as an open border. It…

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  • US Air Traffic Control System
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    U.S. Air Traffic Control System

    Vice President Gore and Secretary Pena briefed the press on the nations air traffic control system. Vice president Gore announced a proposal to set up a government run corporation to operate the…

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  • US Airline Industry
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    U.S. Airline Industry

    Secretary Pena discussed new initiative to revitalize the U.S. aviation industry. Topics included the implementation of the initiatives and their expected impact on the industry. The…

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  • US Airline Industry Issues
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    U.S. Airline Industry Issues

    Secretary Pena discussed United States the status of the United States airline industry. Topics included last week’s American Airlines strike on the day before Thanksgiving, the busiest…

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  • International Airline Competition
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    International Airline Competition

    The commission heard testimony from a panel of heads of domestic and international airlines on competition between airlines for market shares in international travel. Issues raised in the…

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  • US Airline Industry Reforms
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    U.S. Airline Industry Reforms

    Secretary Pena spoke during the initial meeting of the National Commission to Ensure a Strong, Competitive Airline Industry on the Department of Transportation’s agenda for reforms in the…

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  • US Airline Industry Issues
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    U.S. Airline Industry Issues

    President Clinton spoke to commissioners during the opening meeting of the National Commission to Ensure a Strong Airline Industry on his administration’s desire for a strengthened airline…

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