Tag: Department of Transportation

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Obama Administration Releases Self-Driving Car Guidelines

On Monday, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) released its Federal Automated Vehicles policy Monday, detailing its 15-point Safety Assessment and guidelines, which were created to help manufacturers meet safety requirements and prepare the public for driverless cars on the roads.

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx (L) and Cuban Minister of Transportation Adel Yzquierdo shake hands after signing an agreement authorizing up to 110 scheduled daily commercial flights to Havana and nine other destinations on the island at National Hotel in Havana, on February 16, 2016.

US, Cuba Sign Deal to Restore Airline Travel

The United States and Cuba have signed an agreement restoring commercial airline service between the two countries, as part of the Obama administration’s effort to normalize relations with the island nation.

Kuwait Airways

Kuwait Air Halts New York Flights over Requirement to Fly Israelis

Kuwait Air has announced it will halt passenger service from New York’s JFK airport to Heathrow in London by January 18, due to a requirement by the United States Department of Transportation that it cease discrimination against Israeli travelers.