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US Maritime Administration Hosts 3rd Annual Ship Recycling Forum

In early December we had the distinct privilege of participating in the 3rd Annual Maritime Administration ship recycling town hall meeting in Brownsville, Texas.  The venue brought together federal ship disposal programs, government safety and environmental agencies and domestic ship recycling..

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FAA Drone Fine on Skypan International Inc Settlement

  WASHINGTON – FAA Drone Fine on Skypan International Inc Settlement. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration today announced a comprehensive settlement agreement with SkyPan International, Inc., of Chicago. The agreement resolves enforcement cases that alleged the company operated..

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BTS Statistics Release: October 2016 Passenger Airline Employment Data

How Many People are Employed in US Passenger Airlines? U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 4.0 percent more workers in October 2016 than in October 2015, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today. October was the highest..

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Alaska Airline Closes Acquisition of Virgin America

AQT Solutions is excited about today’s announcement that Alaska Airline closes acquisition of Virgin America and very proud to serve both Alaska Airlines and Virgin America with our best-in-class training management system ATMS. Alaska Air Group Inc. announced it has closed..

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U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $300 Million for University Transportation Center Grants

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $300 Million for University Transportation Center Grants 32 competitive grants will fund research on emerging transportation issues   WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced today $300.3 million in grants to 32 University Transportation..

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Top US Helicopter Training Programs

Premier US Helicopter Training Programs Since the early 1480s, when Leonardo da Vinci created a design for a machine resembling today’s helicopters, that could be described as an “aerial screw,” significant advancements have been made towards vertical flight with the helicopter. Helicopter..

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September 2016 North American Freight Numbers | Bureau of Transportation Statistics

BTS Statistics Release: September 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, fell 0.6 percent in September from August, falling for the..

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$850 Million in FASTLANE Transportation Infrastructure Grants

USDOT Requests Applications for $850 Million in FASTLANE Transportation Infrastructure Grants Second Call for Submissions Follows High-Demand for Inaugural FASTLANE Grants WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Build America Bureau is..

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What are the Railroad Safety Standards for Technical Training?

What are the Railroad Safety Standards for Technical Training? The FRA (Federal Rail Administration) outlines the Technical Training Standards Division (TTSD) manages the Office of Railroad Safety’s Technical Training Program for over 650 Federal and participating State railroad safety inspectors and..

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Truck Driver Training & Job Categories

Truck Drivers Job Categories Whether your company is training truck owner operators/owner driver, or company drivers, your truck drivers will be required to complete government highway safety and compliance training. Truck drivers fulfill critical transportation services to communities around the globe by transporting goods and materials..

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