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FAA restricts drone operations over DOJ and DOD facilities

At the request of its federal security partners, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code...

FAA: Vietnam’s Civil Aviation Authority meets international safety standards

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced that Vietnam complies with international safety standards and has been granted a...

IATA urges US government, industry, to work together to grow aviation’s...

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the United States government and industry to work together to ensure that aviation is able to accommodate...

FAA makes major drone ID marking change

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has posted a rule in the Federal Register requiring small drone owners to display the FAA-issued registration number on...

Hawaii’s Mokulele Airlines bought by Southern Airways

Southern Airways announced today that it has acquired Mokulele Airlines in Hawaii. Southern plans to keep the Mokulele brand, while operating all flights on...

Bill to shield FAA from future government shutdowns welcomed by airlines

Airlines for America (A4A) today issued the following statement in support of Congressman Peter DeFazio's bill that would shield FAA programs and personnel from...

A clear and present danger to American Airlines customers

Getting on an American Airlines flight may not be the same for some passengers after reading a Letter by Doug Parker, CEO of American...

Flying to Hawaii unsafe on a B737-800? Boeing declines to...

Is it safe flying a Southwest Airline B737-800 aircraft from North America to Hawaii? This is a question many experts are asking these days....

US Transportation Secretary to award FAA Astronaut Wings to Virgin Galactic...

On Thursday, February 7, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao will pin FAA Astronaut Wings on Virgin Galactic’s Space ShipTwo test pilots Mark “Forger”...

Southwest Airlines starting service Oakland- Honolulu today without passengers

Hawaii is no longer a luxury destination. With four low-cost carriers now serving the Aloha State, Southwest Airlines is getting closer to launching its long-anticipated service...

FAA: Atlanta is a “No Drone Zone” during Super Bowl LIII

The airspace around Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta is a “No Drone Zone” for Super Bowl LIII, on Feb. 3, 2019, and during three days...

FAA shuts down New York’s LaGuardia Airport, all incoming flights halted

US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has halted all incoming flights to New York City’s LaGuardia Airport amid air traffic controller shortages. According to FAA,...

No Southwest Airlines flights for Hawaii travelers

The US government shutdown means there will be no budget flights for Hawaii travelers on Southwest Airlines.

Transcript for NACTA Red Alert: How safe is flying during U.S....

The FAA is looking for experienced air traffic controllers. This is already true in normal times. Today the NACTA website shows a red alert...

Federal employees impacted by government shutdown at Silicon Valley Airport get...

Produce and non-perishable foods weer distributed to SJC staff affected by the government shutdown.

FAA grounds all flights at Newark airport after drones seen flying...

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ordered a ground stop at Newark airport on Tuesday evening, after drones were seen flying over the nearby airfield,...

United Airlines appoints new Senior VP for Flight Operations

United Airlines (UAL) announced today a new Senior Vice President for Flight Operations.

Shutdown solidarity: Teamsters deliver lunch to unpaid air traffic controllers

Yesterday, as a gesture of union solidarity, members of the Teamsters Local 357 Executive Board led a group of Teamsters employed by Republic Airline...

IATA’s new program helps airlines avoid turbulence

International Air Transport Association announced the roll-out its new program that will assist airlines with avoiding turbulence when planning the flight routes. The new...

JFK, LaGuardia and Newark airports electrifying ground transportation fleets

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will purchase 18 Proterra Catalyst E2 vehicles for shuttle service at John F. Kennedy International...

Airbus A319neo wins joint Type Certification from FAA and EASA

The A319neo powered by CFM International LEAP-1A engines has achieved joint Type Certification from both the US FAA and European EASA airworthiness authorities. This...

Got drones? Connect with experts at 4th Annual FAA UAS Symposium

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) invite drone owners and operators to join an important national conversation...

How American Airlines chill the blood of conscientious aircraft mechanics

Today a promotion is sending a chilling message to American Airlines mechanics., and the U.S. aviation industry altogether. “Pressuring Airline mechanics to not record maintenance discrepancies, take shortcuts with maintenance activities, or improperly sign-off on work which was not actually completed. …

Donald Trump escaped death in helicopter crash: FAA ok with 50...

The U.S. President Donald Trump should be advised promptly that despite an alarming report about  U.S. helicopter safety issues, the industry is proposing another delay in helicopter safety standards for crashworthiness. This is expected to be rubber-stamped by FAA bureaucrats soon.

FAA chief commends Virgin Galactic on successful test flight

FAA Acting Administrator Dan Elwell today issued the following statement on Virgin Galactic’s successful test flight: We commend Virgin Galactic’s successful test flight and return...
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