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Notice Regarding Current Administration and Enforcement of The Essential Air Service Program

The U.S. Department of Transportation Office of the Assistant Secretary for Aviation and International Affairs is providing notice that it will authorize subsidy payments for certain non-completed flights under the Essential Air Service (EAS) Program given the significant reduction in passenger demand caused by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency and the financial impact on air carriers.

Regulatory Topic: Aviation Consumer Protection
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Published Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Issued Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2020