Transportation industry regulation

July 03, 2017 - 3:13 pm
LONDON (AP) — The British Airline Pilots Association is warning of a looming catastrophe unless drones are subject to tougher regulations. The association demanded the compulsory registration of drones Monday after Gatwick Airport briefly closed its runway over safety concerns when a drone was...
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FILE - In this May 4, 2014 file photo, an Etihad Airways plane prepares to land at the Abu Dhabi airport in the United Arab Emirates. The capital of the United Arab Emirates became the first city to find itself exempt from a U.S. ban on laptop computers being in airplane cabins, the country’s flag carrier said Sunday. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
July 02, 2017 - 2:47 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The capital of the United Arab Emirates became the first city to be exempt from a U.S. ban on laptop computers being in the cabins of airplanes coming from the Mideast, the country's flag carrier said Sunday. Long-haul airline Etihad said it welcomed the decision...
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July 02, 2017 - 10:52 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The flag carrier of the United Arab Emirates says its flights out of the country's capital are now exempt from a U.S. ban on laptop computers being in airplane cabins. Long-haul carrier Etihad said in a statement Sunday that it welcomed the decision by the U.S...
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July 01, 2017 - 10:10 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina legislators expect to wait until January to take up Gov. Henry McMaster's budget vetoes, leaving in limbo more than $20 million intended to replace school buses that are decades old and prone to fires. Three of the 41 budget items McMaster struck June 12 spent...
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July 01, 2017 - 10:07 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina legislators expect to wait until January to take up Gov. Henry McMaster's budget vetoes, leaving in limbo more than $20 million intended to replace school buses that are decades old and prone to fires. Three of the 41 budget items McMaster struck would have...
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June 28, 2017 - 11:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department is set to announce new security measures Wednesday for international flights bound to the United States, which could lead to a lifting of a ban on laptops and other electronics from passenger cabins from certain airports. Industry and U.S...
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In this March 16, 2017 photo, air traffic controllers work in the tower at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. A House panel on Tuesday weighed legislation that would split off management of the nation's skies from the Federal Aviation Administration and give that responsibility to an independent, nonprofit company. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
June 27, 2017 - 9:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House panel approved legislation Tuesday that would split off management of the nation's skies from the Federal Aviation Administration and give that responsibility to an independent, nonprofit company. The Republican-led committee approved the legislation by a vote of 32-25...
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FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2015, file photo, a new Qatar Airways Airbus A350 approaches the gate at the airport in Frankfurt, Germany. Qatar Airways is attempting to buy a 10 percent stake in American Airlines, triggering U.S. antitrust oversight over deals of such size. American said in a regulatory filing Thursday, June 22, 2017, that the bid was unsolicited, but that there have been conversations between the CEOs of both airlines. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
June 22, 2017 - 9:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — State-owned Qatar Airways is attempting to buy a 10 percent stake in American Airlines, triggering U.S. antitrust oversight of deals that size. American said in a regulatory filing Thursday that the bid was unsolicited, but that the CEOs of both airlines have spoken. Qatar submitted...
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June 22, 2017 - 8:36 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Qatar Airways is attempting to buy a 10 percent stake in American Airlines, triggering U.S. antitrust oversight over deals of such size. American said in a regulatory filing Thursday that the bid was unsolicited, but that there have been conversations between the CEOs of both...
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FILE - In this May 2, 2017, file photo, Kristiina Nurk, 34, enjoys a good book underneath the blue summer-like skies and weather as she vacations in Miami for a second day while on holiday. A new survey from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found that resting and relaxing is very or extremely important to three-fourths of Americans while on vacation. (Carl Juste/Miami Herald via AP, File)
June 21, 2017 - 1:40 pm
Never mind the hike. Where's the hammock? A new poll about summer travel finds that the No. 1 thing Americans want to do on vacation is ... nothing. Almost three-fourths of Americans say resting and relaxing is very or extremely important to them when they go on vacation, according to the survey...
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