Promoting Global Travel and Transportation

Date: 05/02/2018 Description: An American Airlines jet, top, takes off as a SAS jet taxis at Newark Liberty International Airport, Wednesday, May 2, 2018, in Newark, N.J. © AP Image Date: 11/21/2017 Description: Travelers line up at a security checkpoint area in Terminal 3 at O'Hare airport in Chicago, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. Officials with the Illinois Department of Transportation and Illinois State Police say the ramped up enforcement efforts involving more than 150 law enforcement agencies will end early Monday.  © AP Image Date: 05/21/2018 Description: In this May 21, 2018, file photo, container ships are unloaded at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, Calif. On Wednesday, May 30, the Commerce Department issues the second of three estimates of how the U.S. economy performed in the January-March quarter.  © AP Image

Transportation Affairs (EB/TRA) keeps Americans and American goods and services moving safely and securely around the expanding global marketplace.

The Office of Transportation Policy increases global capabilities that safeguard commercial aviation and maritime shipping. We work with U.S. and foreign partners on their adherence to international standards that enhance the safety and security of the global transportation system.

The Office of Aviation Negotiations opens air services markets around the world so U.S. airlines and crew can compete on a level playing field with foreign competitors, and American travelers and business can have more choices to fly.