Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Alternative Fuel and Low-Emission Aviation Technology Program

The Inflation Reduction Act created a new $297 million grant program for projects related to the production, transportation, blending, and storage of sustainable aviation fuels, in addition to developing, demonstrating, or applying low-emission aviation technologies. The program will be administered by the Department of Transportation. While qualifying sustainable aviation fuels must reduce lifecycle greenhouse gas […]

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Essential Air Service Program

The Essential Air Service (EAS) program was launched as a temporary program in the late 1970s and codified in 1994 to ease the transition to airline deregulation by subsidizing commercial flights to the nation’s rural airports. However, many of the cities this program served can be found within reasonable driving distance from airports with unsubsidized […]

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