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Dec 6, 2016

State lawmakers hit Trump for 'unsubstantiated' Air Force One tweet

President-elect Donald Trump is giving U.S. aerospace workers a black eye with "unsubstantiated" claims about the cost of a new Air Force One and calls that it be canceled, leaders of Washington's congressional delegation said Tuesday.

Dec 6, 2016

USDOT awards $14M for mobility research at UW-led transportation center

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded approximately $14 million over five years to a multi-university, regional transportation center led by the University of Washington...

Dec 6, 2016

‘Cancel Order!’ Donald Trump Attacks Plans for Upgraded Air Force One

WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald J. Trump took a shot on Tuesday at one of the nation’s largest manufacturers, Boeing, sharply criticizing a pending order for a new Air Force One...

Dec 2, 2016

Larsen, LoBiondo & DeFazio: Norwegian Air International Decision is a “slap in the face to American workers”

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Reps. Rick Larsen (WA-02), Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02), and Peter DeFazio (OR-4) today released the following statement after the Department of Transportation announced it has awarded Norwegian Air International (NAI) an air carrier permit to operate in the United States.

Dec 2, 2016

US gives Norwegian Air OK to expand disputed low-cost flights here

The U.S. Department of Transportation has finally granted European low-cost carrier Norwegian Air a permit that will allow it to expand flights to the U.S. — despite fierce opposition from large U.S. airlines and labor groups.

Dec 2, 2016

U.S. Approves Norwegian’s Flight Expansion With Irish Unit

Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA won approval to expand flights to the U.S. using an Irish subsidiary, paving the way for the carrier to offer discount trans-Atlantic fares over the objections of domestic carriers and unions.