AGENCY: Department of Transportation (DOT).
SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collections of information was published on July 16, 1996 [FR 61, page 37104].
DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before November 4, 1996.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bernie Stankus, Office of Airline Information, K-25, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC. 20590, (202) 366-4387.
Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS)
1. Title: Reporting Required for International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection.
OMB Control Number: 2138-0039.
Form Number: BTS Form EF.
Affected Public: Large certificated air carriers.
Abstract: As a party to the Convention on International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) (Treaty), the United States is obligated to provide ICAO with financial and statistical data on operations of U.S. air carriers. Over 99 percent of the data filed with ICAO is extracted from the air carriers' Form 41 submissions to DOT. BTS Form EF is the means by which BTS supplies the remaining one percent of the air carrier data to ICAO.
Estimated Annual Burden: The total estimated annual burden hours is 26.
ADDRESSES: Send comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725-17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention OST Desk Officer.
Comments are Invited on: whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the Department's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Issued in Washington, DC, on September 26, 1996.
Phillip A. Leach,
Clearance Officer, United States Department of Transportation.
[FR Doc. 96-25495 Filed 10-3-96; 8:45 am]
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