Reports, Forms and Recordkeeping Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review

Reports, Forms and Recordkeeping Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review

Federal Register Notice
May 2, 1997
Volume 62, Number 85

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, DOT.

ACTION: Notice.

SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (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 February 11, 1997 [62 FR 6301-6302].

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before June 2, 1997.

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.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS)

Title: Form 298-C Report of Financial and Operating Statistics for Small Aircraft Operators.

Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection.

OMB Control Number: 2138-0009.

Affected Public: Small certificated and commuter air carriers.

Abstract: Small certificated air carriers (operate aircraft with 60 seats or less or with 18,000 pounds of payload capacity of less) must file the following five quarterly schedules: A-1 Report of Flight and Traffic Statistics in Scheduled Passenger Operations; E-1 Report of Nonscheduled Passenger Enplanements by Small Certificated Air Carriers; F-1 Report of Financial Data; F-2 Report of Aircraft Operating Expenses and Related Statistics; and T-1 Report of Revenue Traffic by On-Line Origin and Destination. Commuter air carriers must file the following three quarterly schedules: A-1 Report of Flight and Traffic Statistics in Scheduled Passenger Operations; F-1 Report of Financial Data; and T-1 Report of Revenue Traffic by On-Line Origin and Destination.

Estimated Annual Burden: 5,000 hours.

Number of Respondents: 100.

Need: Program Uses of Form 298-C Data.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725-17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention DOT 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 April 29, 1997.

Vanester M. Williams,
Clearance Officer, United States Department of Transportation.

[FR Doc. 97-11480 Filed 5-1-97; 8:45 am]

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