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Proposed and Final Aviation Rules

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking – Defining Unfair or Deceptive Practices

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (February 20, 2020)

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Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in Air Travel: Traveling by Air with Service Animals

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (January 22, 2020)

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Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in Air Travel: Accessible Lavatories on Single-Aisle Aircraft (Part 1)

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (December 16, 2019)

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Modernizing Payment of Denied Boarding Compensation

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (March 28, 2019)

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Transparency of Airline Ancillary Service Fees

Transparency of Airline Ancillary Service Fees
Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking  View PDF

 

Notice of Withdrawal of Proposed Rrulemaking

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Request for Information: Exploring Industry Practices Impacting Distribution and Display of Airline Fare, Schedule, and Availability Information

Request for Information
Request for Information: Exploring Industry Practices Impacting Distribution and Display of Airline Fare, Schedule, and Availability Information.

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Extension of Response Date for DOT’s Request For Information on Airline Fare, Schedule, and Availability Information.  View PDF
Suspension of comment period on the Request for Information (RFI) Exploring Industry Practices on Distribution and Display of Airline Fare, Schedule, and Availability Information. View PDF

Use of Mobile Wireless Devices for Voice Calls on Aircraft

Use of Mobile Wireless Devices for Voice Calls on Aircraft
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (December 8, 2016) View PDF View Doc
Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (February 14, 2014) View PDF View Doc

Enhancing Airline Passenger Protections: Parts 234, 250, 256, 257, 259 and 399, Baggage and Other Consumer Issues

Enhancing Airline Passenger Protections
Final Rule #3, Issued October 18, 2016 PDF Version Word Version
Extension of the compliance date (provision concerning reporting of baggage handling statistics only)

Federal Register Link

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Final Rule - Reporting of Mishandled Baggage and Wheelchairs

Final Rule
Final Rule Issued October 18, 2016 PDF Version Word Version
Extension of the compliance date

Federal Register Link

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Refunding Baggage Fees for Delayed Checked Bags

Refunding Baggage Fees for Delayed Checked Bags
Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking - Refunding Baggage Fees for Delayed Checked Bags PDF Version Word Version

Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in Air Travel: Negotiated Rulemaking Process (Part 382)

Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in Air Travel
December 2015 Federal Register Notice View PDF View Doc
Establishment of a Negotiated Rulemaking Committee View PDF  
See the Docket
See the Advisory Committee website
Committee Membership and First Meeting View PDF

Inflation Adjustments

Inflation Adjustments
Civil Penalties, August 10, 2016 View PDF
Oversales, Baggage and Civil Penalties, May 27, 2015                

Carriage of Musical Instruments

Carriage of Musical Instruments
Final  Rule (Dec. 29, 2014)

Enhanced Consumer Protections for Charter Air Transportation

Enhanced Consumer Protections for Charter Air Transportation
Proposed Rule (Sept. 30, 2013) View PDF

Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in Air Travel: Accessibility of Web Sites and Automated Kiosks at U.S. Airports (Part 382)

Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in Air Travel: Accessibility of Web Sites and Automated Kiosks at U.S. Airports (Part 382)
Rule Issued October 2013 View PDF View Doc
Fact Sheet View PDF View Doc

Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in Air Travel: “Seat Strapping” of Passenger Wheelchairs in the Aircraft Cabin (Part 382)

Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in Air Travel: “Seat Strapping” of Passenger Wheelchairs in the Aircraft Cabin (Part 382)
Rule Issued October 2013 View PDF View Doc
Fact Sheet View PDF View Doc

Reporting of loss, death, or injury of animals

Reporting of loss, death, or injury of animals
Rules
Extension of Comment Period View PDF  
Final Rule View PDF View Doc
Notice Concerning Revisions to Animal Incident Reporting Requirements View PDF  

Haiti earthquake relief

Haiti earthquake relief
Name Document
Haiti Earthquake Relief  
Charter brokers View PDF
Part 125 operators View PDF
Charter Broker Exemption Extension View PDF
Part 125 Operators Exemption Extension View PDF

Electronic Cigarettes

Electronic Cigarettes
Name Document
Policy Statement (June 2010) View PDF
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (September 2011) View PDF
Final Rule (March 2016) View PDF

Enhancing Airline Passenger Protections: Parts 234, 250, 253, 259 and 399, Baggage and Other Consumer Issues

Enhancing Airline Passenger Protections: Parts 234, 250, 253, 259 and 399, Baggage and Other Consumer Issues
Rule #1
Rule #1 Issued December 2009 View PDF  
Frequently Asked Questions to Rule #1 View PDF  
Tarmac Delays: Denial of request for exemption View PDF  
June 2010 Amendment to Rule #1: Web posting date for flight delay information View PDF  
Rule #2
Rule #2, Issued April 2011 amendment concerning baggage and other consumer issues View PDF MS Word Version
Frequently Asked Questions on Rule #2 View PDF  
Summary of June 15, 2012 changes to Rule #2 FAQ’s PDF Version
Summary of January 11, 2012 changes to Rule #2 FAQ’s PDF Version
Limited Extension of Effective Date For Certain Provisions in Rule #2 PDF Version
Powerpoint presentations summarizing Rule #2 View Powerpoint
Notice of enforcement policy: oversale notice for foreign carriers PDF Version
Accounting and Reporting Directive, Part 244 – Reporting of Tarmac Delay Data  
Guidance: Price Increases for Ancillary Services Not Purchased With Ticket PDF Version
Response to petition to delay the effective date of 14 CFR 399.85(c) and 399.87 PDF Version
Request to Extend Compliance Relief PDF Version
Guidance on the 24-hour reservation requirement (05/31/2013) PDF Version
Analysis of Impact of Tarmac Delay Rule PDF Version
Rule #3
Final Rule #3, Issued October 18, 2016 PDF Version Word Version
Extension of Compliance Date for Certain Provisions in Enhancing Airline Passenger Protections III PDF Version  

P.L. 112-95: Filing Tarmac Delay Plans With DOT

P.L. 112-95: Filing Tarmac Delay Plans With DOT
Rules
Text of P.L. 112-95 PDF Version
February 24, 2012 DOT implementing notice PDF Version
List of carriers with 30 or more seats that must submit tarmac delay plans to DOT PDF Version
P.L. 112-95: Filing tarmac delay contingency plans with DOT PDF Version

Part 382, Passengers with Disabilities

Part 382, Passengers with Disabilities
Rules
Rule View Link
2008 Comprehensive Amendment and Reissuance View Link
Frequently Asked Questions PDF Version
Web sites and automated kiosks
Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (September 2011) PDF Version
Preliminary Regulatory Evaluation (September 2011) PDF Version
Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis (September 2011) PDF Version
U.S. Airports: captioning, lifts, service animal relief areas, etc
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (September 2011) PDF Version
Final Rule (July 29, 2015) PDF Version

14 CFR Rules

14 CFR Rules
Rules
14 CFR Part 241, Accounting and Reporting
14 CFR Part 249, Accounting and Reporting
14 CFR 399.84, Advertising
14 CFR Part 212, Charters
14 CFR Part 257, Codeshare Disclosure
14 CFR Part 250, Overbooking
14 CFR Part 380, Public Charters
14 CFR Part 234, Tarmac Delay Reporting
14 CFR Part 374, Ticket Refunds
Last updated: Friday, March 20, 2020