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DOT Secretary Says All 149 Contract Towers Can Stay Open Through September 2013

Secretary of Transportation, Ray LaHood, just announced that the Federal Aviation Administration will provide funding for the 149 contract Air Traffic Control Towers that were slated for closure as a result of the sequester will remain open at least through … Continue reading

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Aviation and Airport Development Newsletter, September 13, 2010, vol. 2, no. 12

Vol. 2, No. 12, September 13, 2010 The following is a summary review of articles from all over the nation concerning aviation and airport development law news during the past week.  These were all first posted, in abbreviated form, on … Continue reading

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DOT’s 3-Hour Limit on Tarmac Delay Holds – Does It Help or Will Just Make Things Worse?

Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood announced on Monday, December 21, 2009, that DOT was was issuing its Final Rule “enhancing airline passenger protections” by, among other things, limiting airlines to three hours waiting on the tarmac before requiring that the … Continue reading

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“Safety” and the FAA

On November 10, 2009, Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood posted a blog on the Department of Transportation website entitled “The FAA, an Active and Vigilant Partner in Aviation Safety.” In his post, Secretary LaHood made the point that the Federal … Continue reading

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