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Department of Transportation
Site provides general information main switchboard, 202-366-4000 Monday through Friday between 8:30 am and 5:30 pm EST, excluding federal holidays; news, facts, statistics, laws, biographies of key personnel; and job openings.
Families of Continental Flight 3407
A website created by the family members and close friends of the victims who perished onboard Continental flight 3407 on February 12, 2009 to push for the effective and complete implementation of new aviation safety regulations.
Federal Aviation Administration
Access also available through DOT Web site; furnishes information about recent events and more.
Federal Aviation Administration Consumer Protection Hotline
1-866-TELL-FAA: FAA rankings, reviews of aviation standards in foreign countries. Report consumer complaints to this number. No safety information available.
Federal Aviation Administration Safety Hotline
1-800-255-1111: Report maintenance improprieties, aircraft incidents, suspected unapproved parts and Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) violations.
Department of Transportation Aviation Consumer Protection
The Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Aviation Enforcement and Proceedings, including its Aviation Consumer Protection Division, monitors compliance with and investigates violations of the Department of Transportation’s (Department) aviation economic, consumer protection, and civil rights requirements. The Office also provides legal review and support on aviation economic licensing matters.
Department of Transportation Office of Inspector General
1-800-424-9071—hotline for reporting contract, procurement, and grant fraud; environment, health, and safety violations; computer crimes; product substitution and suspect/counterfeit parts; bribery, kickbacks, and gratuities; false statements and false claims; conflicts of interest and ethics violations; travel fraud; theft and/or abuse of government property; stimulant abuse; American Recovery and Investment Act of 2009 (ARRA) violations; violation(s) of criminal law and/or the civil false claims act in connection with a federal contract, and other violations of federal laws and regulations.
National Transportation Safety Board
Reports summaries of air crashes and the NTSB’s annual safety wish list.
Department of State Overseas Citizens Services Office
Warnings issued for countries to which you may be traveling.
Department of Transportation Bureau of Transportation Statistics
1-800-853-1351; data on airline performance, traffic and revenue miles.
A plethora of data on aviation, including a program that allows you to look up an aircraft by its tail number or a fleet by the airline. The federal aviation regulations are listed as well, plus information about recent events and more.
Track flight status, airport delays and other flight and airport information.
Department of Transportation Aviation Consumer Protection and Enforcement
The Aviation Consumer Protection Division receives complaints from members of the public regarding air travel consumer issues. The office verifies compliance with the department’s aviation consumer protection requirements and provides guidance to the industry and members of the public on consumer protection matters. The office also makes available to the public information on pertinent consumer matters.
National Air Traffic Controllers Association
A web site dedicated to the issues that affect aviation safety and the jobs that air traffic controllers do. Learn how you can avoid air travel delays and see real time air traffic in the United States.
Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
To report specific violations and concerns about security, please contact the TSA contact center: 1-866-289-9673; the TSA protects the nation’s transportation systems to ensure freedom of movement for people and commerce. The Web site contains information about recent events and much more.