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U.S. Department of Transportation

A department in the United States that oversees aviation, federal highways, shipping and railroads. It began operations in 1967.
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According to the US DOT, HOV lanes would encourage ride-sharing and reduce traffic congestion.
US carriers led by the Airlines for America, a lobbying group, successfully petitioned the US DoT against a proposal for Air Serbia to codeshare on Etihad flights from Abu Dhabi to New York, Chicago and Washington DC.
"This is a tremendous opportunity, and we are very excited to be able to support the US DOT'S demonstration of cutting-edge transportation technologies in our community."
The US DOT has appointed ALPA's Ana McAhron-Schulz to participate in the, newly established, Future of Aviation Advisory Committee.
All of the products will comply with the same standards as their counterparts molded from PE2406 and PE3408, including US DOT CFR Title 49, Part 192.283 (b) and ASTM D-2513 category 1.
America West Airlines received authorization from US DOT to begin a codeshare partnership with Virgin Atlantic Airways.
A spokesperson for the US DOT said that the rules are no longer necessary due to the changes that have been introduced in the way airline tickets are bought and sold.
CONTINENTAL, DELTA and Northwest are moving ahead with joint marketing agreements as planned despite certain US DoT objections.
Jetz, Air Canada's speciality charter operator, will undertake various initiatives to address concerns related to the operation of season-long NHL sports charters, which the US DOT will detail at a later date, according to Air Canada.