2019-08706. Agency Information Collection; Activity Under OMB Review; Passenger Origin-Destination Survey Report  

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    AGENCY:

    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology (OST-R), Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), DOT.

    ACTION:

    Notice.

    SUMMARY:

    In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Transportation Statistics invites the general public, industry and other governmental parties to comment on the continuing need for and usefulness of BTS collecting a sample of airline passenger itineraries with the dollar value of the passenger ticket. Certificated air carriers that operated scheduled passenger service with at least one aircraft having a seating capacity of over 60 seats or operates an international route report these data. Comments are requested concerning whether: (a) The collection is still needed by the Department of Transportation; (b) BTS accurately estimates the reporting burden; and (c) there are other ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collected.

    DATES:

    Written comments should be submitted by July 1, 2019.

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    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

    James Bouse, Office of Airline Information, RTS-42, Room E34-441, OST-R, BTS, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590-0001, Telephone Number (202) 366-4876, Fax Number (202) 366-3383 or EMAIL james.bouse@dot.gov.

    Comments: Comments should identify the associated OMB approval # 2139-0013 and Docket ID Number DOT-OST-2014-0031. Persons wishing the Department to acknowledge receipt of their comments must submit with those comments a self-addressed stamped postcard on which the following statement is made: Comments on OMB Start Printed Page 18341# 2139-0013, Docket—DOT-OST-2014-0031. The postcard will be date/time stamped and returned.

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    ADDRESSES:

    You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket ID Number DOT-OST-2014-0031 by any of the following methods:

    Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments.

    Mail: Docket Services: U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, Washington, DC 20590-0001.

    Hand Delivery or Courier: West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

    Fax: 202-366-3383.

    Instructions: Identify docket number, DOT-OST-2014-0031, at the beginning of your comments, and send two copies. To receive confirmation that DOT received your comments, include a self-addressed stamped postcard. Internet users may access all comments received by DOT at http://www.regulations.gov. All comments are posted electronically without charge or edits, including any personal information provided.

    Privacy Act: Anyone is able to search the electronic form of all comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review DOT's complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477-78).

    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to http://www.regulations.gov or the street address listed above. Follow the online instructions for accessing the dockets.

    Electronic Access: you may access comments received for this notice at http://www.regulations.gov, by searching docket DOT-OST-2014-0031.

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    SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

    OMB Approval No. 2139-0013.

    Title: Passenger Origin-Destination Survey Report.

    Form No.: None.

    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.

    Respondents: Certificated air carriers that operated scheduled passenger service with at least one aircraft having a seating capacity of over 60 seats or operates an international route report these data.

    Number of Respondents: 47 certificated air carriers.

    Number of Responses: 188.

    Estimated Time per Response: 60 hours.

    Total Annual Burden: 11,280 hours.

    Needs and Uses: Survey data are used in monitoring the airline industry, negotiating international agreements, reviewing requests for the grant of anti-trust immunity for air carrier alliance agreements, selecting new international routes, selecting U.S. carriers to operate limited entry foreign routes, and modeling the spread of contagious diseases.

    The Confidential Information Protection and Statistical Efficiency Act of 2002 (44 U.S.C. 3501 note), requires a statistical agency to clearly identify information it collects for non-statistical purposes. BTS hereby notifies the respondents and the public that BTS uses the information it collects under this OMB approval for non-statistical purposes including, but not limited to, publication of both Respondent's identity and its data, submission of the information to agencies outside BTS for review, analysis and possible use in regulatory and other administrative matters.

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    Issued in Washington, DC, on April 24, 2019.

    William Chadwick, Jr.,

    Director, Office of Airline Information, Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

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    [FR Doc. 2019-08706 Filed 4-29-19; 8:45 am]

    BILLING CODE 4910-9X-P

Document Information

Published:
04/30/2019
Department:
Transportation Department
Agency:
Transportation Statistics Bureau
EntryType:
Notice
Action:
Notice.
Document Number:
2019-08706
Dates:
Written comments should be submitted by July 1, 2019.
Pages:
18340-18341 (2 pages)
Docket Numbers:
Docket ID Number: DOT-OST-2014-0031
SectionNoes:
PDF File:
2019-08706.pdf