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  • Secretary Foxx on Commercial Drone Guidelines
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    Secretary Foxx on Commercial Drone Guidelines

    A conference call with Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on a proposed framework of Federal Aviation Administration regulations that would allow routine use of certain small unmanned aircraft…

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  • Airline Safety Regulations
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    Airline Safety Regulations

    Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Randy Babbitt announced new rules for preventing airline pilot fatigue. They also answered questions…

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  • Airport Security
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    Airport Security

    Mr. Ridge and Secretary Mineta spoke to reporters about the final implementation of federally mandated security measures at airports. They talked about the status of screening efforts and…

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  • Security Directors SwearingIn
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    Security Directors Swearing-In

    In a ceremony at Ronald Reagan National Airport, Secretary Mineta officially swore in several new federal security directors for U.S. airports. In his remarks Secretary Mineta said that…

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  • Aviation Security Bill
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    Aviation Security Bill

    Secretary Mineta spoke about a compromise reached on airline and airport security legislation reached between the House and the Senate.

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  • Air Transportation Update
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    Air Transportation Update

    Secretary Mineta briefed reporters on new federal air safety initiatives in response to the September 11 terrorist attacks.

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  • US Air Travel
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    U.S. Air Travel

    Secretary Mineta announced that airports could reopen the following day after a lockdown following attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon. He also outlined security requirements to…

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  • Air Travel Future
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    Air Travel Future

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  • The Aviation Industry
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    The Aviation Industry

    Secretary Slater and industry officials spoke to reporters about their meeting to determine methods to improve airline service quality. Among the issues they addressed were airline delays,…

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  • Airline Competition
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    Airline Competition

    Secretary Slater announced a new Department of Transportation policy statement to define unfair competitive behavior by large airlines. The policy would prohibit the short-term lowering of…

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  • Aviation Disaster Training Part 2
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    Aviation Disaster Training Part 2

    The Task Force on Assistance to Families of Aviation Disasters discussed training for airline employees in the wake of an airline crash. Airline representatives and Federal Aviation…

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  • Aviation Disaster Training Part 1
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    Aviation Disaster Training Part 1

    The Task Force on Assistance to Families of Aviation Disasters heard from FEMA and Red Cross officials, airline employees and aviation disaster victims' families. They discussed the…

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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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  • Eastern Airlines Strike Possibility
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    Eastern Airlines Strike Possibility

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