Summary: H.R.15026 — 94th Congress (1975-1976)All Information (Except Text)

Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Passed Senate amended (09/24/1976)

(Measure passed Senate, amended, roll call #645 (73-0))

Amends the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 to allow air carriers to offer reduced-rate transportation on a space-available basis to persons who are 60 years of age or older, to handicapped persons, and to an attendant of such a handicapped person. Directs the Civil Aeronautics Board to study and report to Congress on the feasibility and economic impact of air carriers and foreign air carriers providing reduced-rate transportation on a space-available basis to persons 21 years of age or younger.

Allows intrastate carriers operating within California to offer through ticketing and baggage service in cooperation with interstate airlines.

Allows the Board to issue certificates to engage in scheduled air transportation to charter airlines under specified conditions. Enables the Board to exempt from certification requirements all-cargo operations in interstate air transportation pending final determination on a carrier's application for initial certification.

Requires a redetermination of the class subsidy rate paid for the year 1966 to local service air carriers.