Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of a Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Domestic and International Flight Plans, 21503-21504 [2020-08165]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 75 / Friday, April 17, 2020 / Notices jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES has determined to extend through October 24, 2020, its coronavirus-related policy for prioritizing flights canceled or otherwise not operated as originally intended at designated IATA Level 2 airports in the United States, for purposes of establishing a carrier’s operational baseline in the next corresponding season. The coronavirus continues to present a highly unusual and unpredictable condition that is beyond the control of carriers. Passenger demand continues to decrease dramatically as a result of the coronavirus. The ultimate duration and severity of coronavirus impacts on passenger demand in the United States and internationally remain unclear. Even after the outbreak is contained, impacts on passenger demand are likely to continue for some time. The FAA has therefore concluded that an extension of relief through October 24, 2020, is appropriate to provide carriers with maximum flexibility during this unprecedented situation and to support the long-term viability of carrier operations at slot-controlled and IATA Level 2 airports in the United States.8 Continuing relief for this additional period is reasonable to mitigate the impacts on demand for air travel resulting from the spread of the coronavirus worldwide. The FAA reiterates its expectation that foreign slot coordinators will provide reciprocal relief to U.S. carriers. To the extent that U.S. carriers fly to a foreign carrier’s home jurisdiction and that home jurisdiction does not offer reciprocal relief to U.S. carriers, the FAA may determine not to grant a waiver to that foreign carrier. A foreign carrier seeking a waiver may wish to ensure that the responsible authority of the foreign carrier’s home jurisdiction submits a statement by email to ScheduleFiling@dot.gov confirming reciprocal treatment of the slot holdings of U.S. carriers. Carriers should advise the FAA Slot Administration Office of coronavirusrelated cancelations as soon as possible and return the slots to the FAA by email to 7-awaslotadmin@faa.gov to obtain relief. The information provided must include the dates for which relief is requested, the flight number, origin/ destination airport, scheduled time of operation, the slot identification number, as applicable, and supporting information demonstrating that flight International Airport, 83 FR 46865 (Sep. 17, 2018); Operating Limitations at New York LaGuardia Airport, 83 FR 47065 at 47066 (Sep. 18, 2018). 8 Nothing in this decision relieves carriers of any minimum air service obligations arising under DOT Order 2020–4–2, posted in Docket DOT–OST– 2020–0037. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:19 Apr 16, 2020 Jkt 250001 cancelations directly relate to the coronavirus outbreak. Issued in Washington, DC, on April 9, 2020. Lorelei Peter, Assistant Chief Counsel for Regulations. [FR Doc. 2020–08174 Filed 4–16–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration [Docket No. FAA–2020–0387] Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of a Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Domestic and International Flight Plans Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The collection involves extracting flight data such as aircraft, routing speed, etc. from domestic and international flights. FAA Form 7233–1, Flight Plan: Domestic flight plan information is used to govern the flight of aircraft for the protection and identification of aircraft and property and persons on the ground. The information is used by air traffic controllers, search and rescue (SAR) personnel, flight standards inspectors, accident investigators, military, law enforcement, and the Department of Homeland Security. FAA Form 7233–4, International Flight Plan: International flight plan information is used for the same purposes as domestic flight plans; in addition, it is used by Customs and international controllers. DATES: Written comments should be submitted by June 16, 2020. ADDRESSES: Please send written comments: By Electronic Docket: www.regulations.gov (Enter docket number into search field). By Mail: Aldwin E Humphrey, 8th Floor, Room 8407, I St. NW, Washington, DC 20005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeff Black by email at: jeff.black@faa.gov; phone: 214–687–8924. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00118 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 21503 Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for FAA’s performance; (b) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for FAA to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (d) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. OMB Control Number: 2120–0026. Title: Domestic and International Flight Plans. Form Numbers: FAA form 7233–1 Flight Plan, FAA form 7233–4 International Flight Plan. Type of Review: Renewal of an information collection. Background: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is authorized and directed by Title 49, United States Code, paragraph 40103(b), to prescribe air traffic rules and regulations governing the flight of aircraft for the protection and identification of aircraft and property and persons on the ground. Title 14, CFR, Part 91, Subchapter F, prescribes flight rules governing the operation of aircraft within the United States. These rules govern the operation of aircraft (other than moored balloons, kites, unmanned rockets and unmanned free balloons) within the United States and for flights across international borders. Paragraphs 91.153 and 91.169, address flight plan information requirements. Paragraph 91.173 states requirements for when an instrument flight rules (IFR) flight plan must be filed. International Standards Rules of the Air, Annex 2 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation paragraph 3.3 states requirements for filing international flight plans. In addition, a Washington, District of Columbia (DC) Special Flight Rules Area (SFRA) was implemented requiring pilots operating within a certain radius of Washington, DC to follow special security flight rules. The SFRA also includes three (3) general aviation airports in Maryland (College Park, Clinton/Washington Executive/Hyde Field, and Friendly/ Potomac Airfield) where pilots are required to file a flight plan regardless of whether they are flying under visual flight rules (VFR) or IFR. This collection of information supports the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Defense in addition to the normal flight plan purposes. Almost 100 percent of flight plans are filed electronically. However, as a courtesy to the aviation public, flight E:\FR\FM\17APN1.SGM 17APN1 21504 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 75 / Friday, April 17, 2020 / Notices jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES plans may be submitted in paper form. Flight plans may be filed in the following ways: • Air carrier and air taxi operations, and certain corporate aviation departments, have been granted authority to electronically file flight plans directly with the FAA. The majority of air carrier and air taxi flights are processed in this manner. • Air carrier and air taxi operators may submit pre-stored flight plan information on scheduled flights to Air Route Traffic Control Centers (ARTCC) to be entered electronically at the appropriate times. • Pilots may call 1–800–WX–BRIEF (992–7433) and file flight plans with a flight service station specialist who enters the information directly into a computer system that automatically transmits the information to the appropriate air traffic facility. Pilots calling certain flight service stations have the option of using a voice recorder to store the information that will later be entered by a specialist. • Using internet access, pilots may file flight plans electronically through Direct User Access Terminal System (DUATS) vendors, at no cost to the users. The two vendors allow pilots to store flight data so that minimal additional information is required when filing a flight plan. • Private and corporate pilots who fly the same aircraft and routes at regular times may prestore flight plans with flight service stations. The flight plans will then be entered automatically into the air traffic system at the appropriate time. • Pilots who visit a flight service station in person may choose to a file flight plan by using a paper form. The data will then be entered into a computer and filed electronically. The pilot will often keep the paper copy for his/her record. Respondents: Air carrier and air taxi operations, and certain corporate aviation departments, General Aviation Pilots. Frequency: On occasion. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 2.5 minutes per flight plan. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 718,618 hours. Issued in Washington, DC, on April 13, 2020. Aldwin E. Humphrey, Air Traffic Control Specialist, Office of Flight Service Safety and Operations, AJR–B. [FR Doc. 2020–08165 Filed 4–16–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:19 Apr 16, 2020 Jkt 250001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Transit Administration [Safety Advisory 20–1] Recommended Actions To Reduce the Risk of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID–19) Among Transit Employees and Passengers Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of Safety Advisory. AGENCY: During the COVID–19 public health emergency, transit agencies across the country are continuing to provide millions of trips a day to lifeline services and to carry healthcare and other essential workers to critical jobs. FTA has published Safety Advisory 20– 1 recommending that transit agencies develop and implement procedures and practices consistent with all applicable guidance and information provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to ensure the continued safety of transit passengers and employees. A copy of Safety Advisory 20–1 can be found on the FTA website at https:// www.transit.dot.gov/coronavirus. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Henrika Buchanan, Associate Administrator for Transit Safety and Oversight and Chief Safety Officer, FTA, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590, telephone (202) 366–1783 or henrika.buchanan@ dot.gov. SUMMARY: K. Jane Williams, Acting Administrator. [FR Doc. 2020–08160 Filed 4–16–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–57–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [Docket No. NHTSA–2019–0132; Notice 1] Hankook Tire America Corporation, Receipt of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Receipt of petition. AGENCY: Hankook Tire America Corporation (Hankook) has determined that certain Hankook Ventus V2 Concept 2 tires manufactured by Hankook’s indirect subsidiary, Hankook SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00119 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Tire Manufacturing Tennessee, LP, do not fully comply with Federal motor vehicle safety standard (FMVSS) No. 139, New Pneumatic Radial Tires for Light Vehicles. Hankook filed a noncompliance report dated November 19, 2019, and subsequently petitioned NHTSA on December 5, 2019, for a decision that the subject noncompliance is inconsequential as it relates to motor vehicle safety. This notice announces receipt of Hankook’s petition. DATES: Send comments on or before May 18, 2020. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written data, views, and arguments on this petition. Comments must refer to the docket and notice number cited in the title of this notice and may be submitted by any of the following methods: • Mail: Send comments by mail addressed to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M– 30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: Deliver comments by hand to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M– 30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. The Docket Section is open on weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. except for Federal Holidays. • Electronically: Submit comments electronically by logging onto the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) website at https:// www.regulations.gov/. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Comments may also be faxed to (202) 493–2251. Comments must be written in the English language, and be no greater than 15 pages in length, although there is no limit to the length of necessary attachments to the comments. If comments are submitted in hard copy form, please ensure that two copies are provided. If you wish to receive confirmation that comments you have submitted by mail were received, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed postcard with the comments. Note that all comments received will be posted without change to https:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. 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[FR Doc No: 2020-08165]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

[Docket No. FAA-2020-0387]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; 
Clearance of a Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Domestic and 
International Flight Plans

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA 
invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information 
collection. The collection involves extracting flight data such as 
aircraft, routing speed, etc. from domestic and international flights. 
FAA Form 7233-1, Flight Plan: Domestic flight plan information is used 
to govern the flight of aircraft for the protection and identification 
of aircraft and property and persons on the ground. The information is 
used by air traffic controllers, search and rescue (SAR) personnel, 
flight standards inspectors, accident investigators, military, law 
enforcement, and the Department of Homeland Security.
    FAA Form 7233-4, International Flight Plan: International flight 
plan information is used for the same purposes as domestic flight 
plans; in addition, it is used by Customs and international 
controllers.

DATES: Written comments should be submitted by June 16, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Please send written comments:
    By Electronic Docket: www.regulations.gov (Enter docket number into 
search field).
    By Mail: Aldwin E Humphrey, 8th Floor, Room 8407, I St. NW, 
Washington, DC 20005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeff Black by email at: 
[email protected]; phone: 214-687-8924.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of 
this information collection, including (a) Whether the proposed 
collection of information is necessary for FAA's performance; (b) the 
accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for FAA to enhance the 
quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (d) 
ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of 
the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include 
your comments in the request for OMB's clearance of this information 
collection.
    OMB Control Number: 2120-0026.
    Title: Domestic and International Flight Plans.
    Form Numbers: FAA form 7233-1 Flight Plan, FAA form 7233-4 
International Flight Plan.
    Type of Review: Renewal of an information collection.
    Background: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is authorized 
and directed by Title 49, United States Code, paragraph 40103(b), to 
prescribe air traffic rules and regulations governing the flight of 
aircraft for the protection and identification of aircraft and property 
and persons on the ground. Title 14, CFR, Part 91, Subchapter F, 
prescribes flight rules governing the operation of aircraft within the 
United States. These rules govern the operation of aircraft (other than 
moored balloons, kites, unmanned rockets and unmanned free balloons) 
within the United States and for flights across international borders. 
Paragraphs 91.153 and 91.169, address flight plan information 
requirements. Paragraph 91.173 states requirements for when an 
instrument flight rules (IFR) flight plan must be filed. International 
Standards Rules of the Air, Annex 2 to the Convention on International 
Civil Aviation paragraph 3.3 states requirements for filing 
international flight plans. In addition, a Washington, District of 
Columbia (DC) Special Flight Rules Area (SFRA) was implemented 
requiring pilots operating within a certain radius of Washington, DC to 
follow special security flight rules. The SFRA also includes three (3) 
general aviation airports in Maryland (College Park, Clinton/Washington 
Executive/Hyde Field, and Friendly/Potomac Airfield) where pilots are 
required to file a flight plan regardless of whether they are flying 
under visual flight rules (VFR) or IFR. This collection of information 
supports the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of 
Defense in addition to the normal flight plan purposes.
    Almost 100 percent of flight plans are filed electronically. 
However, as a courtesy to the aviation public, flight

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plans may be submitted in paper form. Flight plans may be filed in the 
following ways:
     Air carrier and air taxi operations, and certain corporate 
aviation departments, have been granted authority to electronically 
file flight plans directly with the FAA. The majority of air carrier 
and air taxi flights are processed in this manner.
     Air carrier and air taxi operators may submit pre-stored 
flight plan information on scheduled flights to Air Route Traffic 
Control Centers (ARTCC) to be entered electronically at the appropriate 
times.
     Pilots may call 1-800-WX-BRIEF (992-7433) and file flight 
plans with a flight service station specialist who enters the 
information directly into a computer system that automatically 
transmits the information to the appropriate air traffic facility. 
Pilots calling certain flight service stations have the option of using 
a voice recorder to store the information that will later be entered by 
a specialist.
     Using internet access, pilots may file flight plans 
electronically through Direct User Access Terminal System (DUATS) 
vendors, at no cost to the users. The two vendors allow pilots to store 
flight data so that minimal additional information is required when 
filing a flight plan.
     Private and corporate pilots who fly the same aircraft and 
routes at regular times may prestore flight plans with flight service 
stations. The flight plans will then be entered automatically into the 
air traffic system at the appropriate time.
     Pilots who visit a flight service station in person may 
choose to a file flight plan by using a paper form. The data will then 
be entered into a computer and filed electronically. The pilot will 
often keep the paper copy for his/her record.
    Respondents: Air carrier and air taxi operations, and certain 
corporate aviation departments, General Aviation Pilots.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: 2.5 minutes per flight plan.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 718,618 hours.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on April 13, 2020.
Aldwin E. Humphrey,
Air Traffic Control Specialist, Office of Flight Service Safety and 
Operations, AJR-B.
[FR Doc. 2020-08165 Filed 4-16-20; 8:45 am]
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