Yesterday, three days before the deadline for submitting comments, the FAA announced that it will hold public meetings on the Charity/Sightseeing NPRM. Two meetings will be held: One in Washington D.C. on May 11, 2004 at the Holiday Inn on the Hill, 415 New Jersey Avenue N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001. and the other on May 21, 2004 in Las Vegas, NV at the Clark County Government Center, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway, Las Vegas, Nevada 89155. The comment period will also be extended to June 18, 2004.
Comments to the rule may be submitted via the internet by going here and entering the NPRM docket number (FAA-1998-4521). You must then click on the comments/submissions button. You may also submit comments via U.S.Mail to: Document Management System, U.S. Department of Transportation, Room Plaza 401, 400 Seventh Street, SW, Washington, DC 20590-0001. You need to identify the docket number at the beginning of your comments, and submit two copies of your comments. Also, mark your envelope as follows: RE: Docket No. FAA-1998-4521; NPRM: National Air Tour Safety Standards.