[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 90 (Tuesday, May 11, 2010)]
[Pages 26317-26318]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-11247]



Office of the Secretary of Transportation

[DOT Docket No. DOT-OST-2010-0074]

The Future of Aviation Advisory Committee (FAAC); Notice of 
Federal Advisory Committee Meeting

AGENCY: U.S. Department of Transportation, Office of the Secretary of 

ACTION: The Future of Aviation Advisory Committee (FAAC); Notice of 
Federal Advisory Committee Meeting.


SUMMARY: The Department of Transportation, Office of the Secretary of 
Transportation, announces the first meeting of the FAAC which will be 
held in the Metropolitan Washington, DC area. This notice announces the 
date, time and location of the meeting, which will be open to the 
public. The purpose of FAAC is to provide advice and recommendations to 
the Secretary of Transportation to ensure the competitiveness of the 
U.S. aviation industry and its capability to manage effectively the 
evolving transportation needs, challenges, and opportunities of the 
global economy.

DATES: The meeting will be held on May 25, 2010, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the offices of the Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, on 
the ground floor of the West Building Atrium located across the street 
from the Navy Yard (Green Line) Metro station.
    Public Access: The meeting is open to the public. (See below for 
registration instructions)
    Public Comments: Five priorities were identified by the aviation 
industry as topics for the Federal Advisory Committee to consider in 
discussing the future of the aviation Industry. These topics were 
published in the Federal Advisory Charter at http://www.regulations.gov 
(Docket DOT-OST-2010-0074). We request your comments on the five 
topics. In order for the committee to read and consider your views and 
question expeditiously, please include one of the following in the 
subject line when making your e-mail submission; ``Financing'', 
``Safety'', ``Environment'', ``workforce'', ``Competition'', and/or 
``General comment''. Comments for the May 25 meeting must be received 
by Wednesday, May 19. All public comments will be posted in Docket DOT-
OST-2010-0074, which is accessible from http://www.Regulations.gov. 
Please note that even after the closing date, we will continue to 
review public comments for future meetings.



    To carry out its duties, the advisory committee will meet on the 
following dates this year:
     May 25
     July 14
     August 25
     October 20
     December 15
    Meetings of sub groups or work groups may occur more frequently.
    Members of the public may review the FAAC charter and minutes of 
FAAC meetings at http://www.regulations.gov in docket number DOT-OST-
2010-0074 or the FAAC Web site at http://www.dot.gov/faac.


     Space is limited. Registration will be available on a 
first-come, first-serve basis. Once the maximum number of 300 
registrants has been reached, registration will close. All requests to 
attend the FAAC must be received by close of business on Wednesday, May 
     All foreign nationals must provide their date of birth and 
passport number by Monday, May 17.
     Persons with disabilities who require special assistance 
should advise the Department at [email protected], under the subject line of 
``Special Assistance'' of their anticipated special needs as early as 
     To register: Send an e-mail to [email protected] under the 
subject line ``Registration'' with the following information:
     [cir] Last name, First name
     [cir] Title
     [cir] Company or affiliation
     [cir] Address
     [cir] Phone number
     [cir] E-mail address in order for us to confirm your registration
     The DOT Headquarters building is a secure Federal 
building. All attendees will be escorted to and from the meeting area.
     Please inform us if you have protection detail that will 
accompany you to the event.
     Due to security requirements, leaving the building is 
     A continental breakfast will be available in the morning 
(beginning at 7:30) for $5.00 (cash only)
     Lunch (beginning at 11:30) sandwich buffet will be 
available onsite for $10.00 (cash only).
     No Automated Teller Machines are available at the meeting 
     An e-mail will be sent to you confirming your registration 
along with details on security procedures for entering the U.S. 
Department of Transportation building.
     Entering the U.S. Department of Transportation Building:
     [cir] A picture ID is required.
     [cir] Admission will be at the New Jersey Avenue entrance only.
     [cir] Registration is from 7:30 to 9 a.m.
     [cir] Only pre-registered attendees may attend the meeting.
     [cir] Attendees must be screened and pass through a metal 
     [cir] No firearms are allowed in the building, including with 
protection detail.
     [cir] Special accessibility requirements should be noted at time 
of e-mail registration.
     [cir] There is no facility parking and parking at public parking 
lots is extremely limited.

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     [cir] For convenience, we recommend use of public transportation. 
The Navy Yard metro stop on the Green Line (at M Street and New Jersey 
Ave., SE.) is across the street from DOT's New Jersey Ave entrance. 
There are several buses with stops nearby. See http://www.wmata.com for 
more information on trip planning.
     The FAAC meeting will be broadcast on the Internet at 
     There is no Internet access and laptop computers are 
discouraged as additional security procedures are required.
    Public Comments: Public may provide comments to the FAAC on the 
future of the aviation industry at http://www.regulations.gov (DOT-OST-
2010-0074) or at [email protected] Please be sure to title your subject 
line as follows:
     [cir] Comments on Financing: ``Financing''
     [cir] Comments on Safety: ``Safety''
     [cir] Comments on Competition: ``Competition''
     [cir] Comments on Environment: ``Environment''
     [cir] Comments on Labor: ``Labor''
     [cir] Comments on other topics: ``General Comments''
     [cir] To register for the meeting: ``Registration''
     [cir] To seek additional information: ``Further Information''
     [cir] To request special assistance for persons with disabilities: 
``Special Assistance''

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Aloha Ley, Associate Director, Small 
Community Development Program, 202-366-5903, [email protected].

    Issued on: May 6, 2010.
Ray LaHood,
Secretary of Transportation.
[FR Doc. 2010-11247 Filed 5-10-10; 8:45 am]