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Colgan Air faces $153K fine for not giving pilots enough rest

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Federal Aviation Administration wants to fine commuter jet operator Colgan Air for flying planes three years ago without giving crew members enough rest.

Flight experience requirement for US pilots may increase from 250 to...

Friends and relatives of people who died when a Colgan Air plane crashed in Clarence Center near Buffalo on February 10, 2010, have been lobbying for an increase in the number of flight hours required

Airline officials, experts, pilots disagree on safety issues

Federal investigators are set Tuesday to blame a chain of cockpit mistakes for the fatal crash of a commuter airliner near Buffalo, N.Y., last February.

Family of musician killed in airline crash sues

NEWARK, N.J. - The family of a jazz guitarist from New Jersey who was killed in the crash of a commuter plane near Buffalo, N.Y., in February has sued Continental Airlines and the flight's operator.

Colgan Air pilots faced long commutes, low pay, second jobs

Manassas-based Colgan Air today struggled to defend itself as details emerged about the low pay of its pilots, their long commutes and the need of some to hold second jobs to make ends meet.

New airline debuts at RDU

Raleigh-Durham International Airport has added a new commuter carrier to its lineup of air service providers.Colgan Air Inc. debuted at RDU in mid-February as a commuter carrier for Continental Airlines. The Manassas, Va.-based carrier enplaned 1,442 passengers in the last half of the month, according to preliminary statistics released by the airport at its monthly meeting in March.