Category Archives: Commercial Aviation

Why is the FAA Planning Low-Level Flight Inspections Near DC Airport?

Why is the FAA Planning Low-Level Flight Inspections Near DC Airport? On Saturday, June 11, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) operated several low-level aircraft approaches below 1,000 feet in the vicinity of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, the Pentagon, and..

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March 2016 North American Freight Transportation Statistics

March 2016 North American Freight Transportation Statistics – All five transportation modes carried less U.S. freight by value with North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico in March 2016 compared to March 2015. The total value of cross-border freight..

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Can E-Cigarettes Get Checked With Airport Baggage?

Can E-Cigarettes Get Checked With Airport Baggage? Charging the devices and/or batteries on board an aircraft is also prohibited WASHINGTON – In its continuing efforts to improve transportation safety, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration today issued..

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FAA to Brief Charlotte Residents on Metroplex Procedures

FAA to Brief Charlotte Residents on Metroplex Procedures May 12– The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will hold a public meeting on new air traffic control procedures for flights at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) that will be effective on May..

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Airline Service Performance Report Complaints Down from Last Cycle

March 2016 Complaints About Airline Service Down From Previous Year and February 2016 WASHINGTON – Airline Service Performance Report Complaints Down from Last Cycle. Airline consumer complaints filed with DOT’s Aviation Consumer Protection Division in March 2016 were down 17.7..

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FAA Expands Drone Detection Pathfinder Initiative

FAA Expands Drone Detection Pathfinder Initiative May 9, 2016 – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is expanding the part of its Pathfinder Program that focuses on detecting and identifying unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) flying too close to airports. Today the FAA..

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What is a Transportation Management System?

What is a Transportation Management System? A transportation management system (TMS) is a subset of supply chain management concerning transportation operations and may be part of an enterprise resource planning system. A TMS usually “sits” between an ERP or legacy..

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U.S. DOT Announces $10 Million TIGER Grant to Extend Amtrak Service to Burlington

BURLINGTON, Vt. – TIGER Grant to Extend Amtrak Service. U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Federal Railroad Administrator Sarah E. Feinberg joined Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy and U.S. Congressman Peter Welch at an event today to..

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The TMS vs TMS Distinction – Training vs Transportation Management Software

The TMS vs TMS Distinction – Transportation Management vs Training Management Software I recently had the chance to attend the excellent TIA Capital Ideas Conference in San Antonio, Texas put on by the Transportation Intermediaries association. While scoping out the..

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New FAA Funding Changes for Airport Rail Projects

FAA Proposes Policy Change to PFC Funding for Airport Rail Projects New FAA Funding Changes for Airport Rail Projects – Today, the FAA issued a Federal Register Notice seeking public comment on proposed changes in the Passenger Facility Charge program. Currently,..

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Latest FAA Administrator Makes Two Major Drone Announcements

Latest FAA Administrator Makes Two Major Drone Announcements Latest FAA Administrator Makes Two Major Drone Announcements – Speaking today at the AUVSI annual conference in New Orleans, FAA Administrator Michael Huerta announced the agency is establishing a broad-based advisory committee..

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AQT at WATS 2016 World Aviation Training Conference and Tradeshow

AQT at WATS 2016 World Aviation Training Conference and Tradeshow, Shingle Creek Report, Orlando, Florida April 18-21 – AQT Solutions is proud to be exhibiting ATMS (Advanced Training Management System) for the 16th year in a row at WATS 2016, the..

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Richard Branson Backed Gorgeous New Boom Jet Will Fly Across the Atlantic in 3.5 Hours

BY ANDREW ZALESKI , ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST PHOTOGRAPHY BY BOOM TECHNOLOGY Posted April 4, 2016 Feature Photo: A rendering of an airplane created by Boom Technology. Richard Branson backed gorgeous new boom jet is a stunning feat of aviation engineering.  Jaw-dropping concept planes seem..

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FAA Doubles Blanket Altitude for Many UAS Flights

FAA Doubles Blanket Altitude for Many UAS Flights After a comprehensive risk analysis, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has raised the unmanned aircraft (UAS) “blanket” altitude authorization for Section 333 exemption holders and government aircraft operators to 400 feet. Previously,..

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FAA Releases Updated UAS Sighting Reports

FAA Releases Updated UAS Sighting Reports The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today released an updated list of pilot, air traffic controller and citizen reports of possible encounters with unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The latest report covers August 22, 2015 through January 31,..

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BTS Statistics Release January 2016 North American Freight Numbers

BTS Statistics Release January 2016 North American Freight Numbers   All five major transportation modes – truck, rail, pipeline, vessel and air – carried less U.S. freight by value with North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico..

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FAA & Federal Government Agencies Expand UAS Partnerships

Federal Government Expands UAS Partnerships FAA & Federal Government Agencies Expand UAS Partnerships – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and key government agencies involved in unmanned aircraft operations are expanding participation in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Executive Committee (EXCOM)...

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U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces Notice of Funding Availability for Infrastructure Projects

  U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces Notice of Funding Availability for Infrastructure Projects FAST Act Increases TIFIA Program Flexibility  WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the availability of credit assistance for critical infrastructure projects across the country..

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