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Passenger Rights Group Calls For Cap To Airline Change Fees For International Flights

Under certain circumstances – like significant weather events – airlines allow passengers to change their travel plans at no extra cost.But generally travelers can expect to pay upwards of hundreds of dollars to revise their travel plans. 339 more words

Mississippi State didn't directly book travel with ADI

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State is looking into its future travel arrangements after the flight its men’s basketball team was on made an emergency landing last Saturday night. 355 more words

SEC News

DOT and FAA Propose New Rules for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

DOT and FAA Propose New Rules for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Source: U.S. Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration

The Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration today proposed a framework of regulations that would allow routine use of certain small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in today’s aviation system, while maintaining flexibility to accommodate future technological innovations.

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Government And Politics

Hawaiian Airlines again is the best on-time U.S. airline for 2014, Envoy Air is the worst

Hawaiian Airlines (Honolulu), helped by short flights in a good weather state, continues to record the best on-time performance for U.S. Airlines, as reported by the U.S. 264 more words


Beyond Traffic: US DOT's 30 Year Framework for the Future

Beyond Traffic: US DOT’s 30 Year Framework for the Future
Source: U.S. Department of Transportation

Beyond Traffic is an invitation to the American public—including the users, developers, owners, and operators of the transportation network and the policy officials who shape it—to have a frank conversation about the shape, size, and condition of that system and how it will meet the needs and goals of our nation for decades to come.

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Transportation And Travel

FAA grants permits for commercial agriculture, real estate drones

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday issued permits to use drones to monitor crops and photograph properties for sale, marking the first time permission has been granted to companies involved agriculture and real estate. 266 more words


New Dept. of Transportation rule to help violin-toting musicians

A new rule by the U.S. Department of Transportation requires airlines to allow musicians to board with their priceless Strads and other small musical instruments.This may not seem like a big deal to the average public — some of whom arrive with garbage-bag sized carry-ons and clamor to stuff it all in the overhead. 343 more words

Classical Music