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Oahu, Maui, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai, Hawaii Airports to Receive US$133 Million
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Oahu, Maui, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai, Hawaii Airports to Receive US$133 Million

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 14, 2020

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao said federal funding that is rolling out to Hawaii airports is intended to help ... Read More

FAA announces Super Bowl LIV safety plan
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FAA announces Super Bowl LIV safety plan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2020

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is working with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, the aviation community and the National ... Read More

Federal Aviation Administration needs more air traffic controllers
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Federal Aviation Administration needs more air traffic controllers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2020

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is accepting applications from U.S. citizens interested in becoming air traffic controllers from January 24 ... Read More

FAA: Vapes on a plane?
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FAA: Vapes on a plane?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2020

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is working with other federal agencies and organizations to remind airline passengers that electronic smoking ... Read More

FAA declares South Florida a No Drone Zone during Super Bowl LIV
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FAA declares South Florida a No Drone Zone during Super Bowl LIV

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

Hard Rock Stadium near Miami is a “No Drone Zone” for Super Bowl LIV on Feb. 2, 2020. Drones also ... Read More

Boeing internal message: 737 MAX jet ‘designed by clowns’
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Boeing internal message: 737 MAX jet ‘designed by clowns’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2020

Boeing has released another cache of internal company messages that suggest the US aerospace giant lied to regulators about the ... Read More

FAA issues Super Bowl LIV flight requirements for pilots
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FAA issues Super Bowl LIV flight requirements for pilots

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2020

General Aviation pilots who want to fly around Miami or Fort Lauderdale between Jan. 27 and Feb. 4, 2020, will ... Read More

FAA sued by FlyersRights over Boeing 737 MAX
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FAA sued by FlyersRights over Boeing 737 MAX

editor editor- December 19, 2019

Supporting a lawsuit filed by FlyersRights against the FAA are 7 aviation experts who declared that they need the Federal ... Read More

Safety of traveling public top priority: FAA issues important charter guidance
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Safety of traveling public top priority: FAA issues important charter guidance

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2019

Today, booking a charter flight can be as easy as tapping a few buttons on your mobile device. But that ... Read More

Boeing halts the production of its troubled 737 MAX plane
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Boeing halts the production of its troubled 737 MAX plane

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 16, 2019

US aerospace giant Boeing today announced that it has decided to halt the production of its ill-fated 737 MAX passenger ... Read More

FAA chief: Boeing 737 Max not likely to be cleared for flight until 2020
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FAA chief: Boeing 737 Max not likely to be cleared for flight until 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2019

US civil aviation regulators are not likely to clear Boeing's problem-prone 737 Max aircraft for flight until next year, according ... Read More

FAA seeks public comments on Boeing 737 MAX Master Minimum Equipment List
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FAA seeks public comments on Boeing 737 MAX Master Minimum Equipment List

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) posted a revised Boeing 737 MAX Master Minimum Equipment List (MMEL) today for a 30-day ... Read More

FAA: Holiday or not – do not aim laser-light displays at sky
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FAA: Holiday or not – do not aim laser-light displays at sky

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 5, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a warning today that holiday laser-light displays aimed at houses become potentially dangerous when ... Read More

FAA: Malaysian aviation not safe
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FAA: Malaysian aviation not safe

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 11, 2019

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has found that the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) does ... Read More

Airline passenger group publishes scathing report on Boeing 737 MAX
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Airline passenger group publishes scathing report on Boeing 737 MAX

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 6, 2019

FlyersRights.org, the official representative of passengers to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on air safety, has released a detailed White ... Read More

FAA first National Drone Safety Awareness Week starts today
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FAA first National Drone Safety Awareness Week starts today

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 5, 2019

Today, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) kicks off its first National Drone Safety Awareness Week, November 4-10, 2019. The FAA’s ... Read More

US airlines: Restoring traveling public’s trust in Boeing 737 MAX top priority
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US airlines: Restoring traveling public’s trust in Boeing 737 MAX top priority

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 4, 2019

American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines are planning to conduct Boeing 737 MAX demonstration flights with senior company officials, ... Read More

FAA declares New York City Marathon a No Drone Zone
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FAA declares New York City Marathon a No Drone Zone

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 1, 2019

The skies above the New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 3, will be a No Drone Zone, the Federal ... Read More

FAA bans drones over more federal facilities
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FAA bans drones over more federal facilities

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 29, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) airspace restrictions over additional national security sensitive locations, effective ... Read More

FAA: Take me, not my drone, out to the ballgame!
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FAA: Take me, not my drone, out to the ballgame!

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 22, 2019

For the safety of baseball fans attending the World Series, the Federal Aviation Administration has established a No Drone Zone ... Read More

New appointments to US DOT’s Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee announced
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New appointments to US DOT’s Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee announced

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 10, 2019

U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the appointment of 22 members to DOT’s Aviation Rulemaking ... Read More

737 MAX lawyer demands documents from Boeing and FAA
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737 MAX lawyer demands documents from Boeing and FAA

editor editor- September 20, 2019

Why would the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) allow Boeing to keep flying their 737 MAX after all 189 on ... Read More

Air traffic controllers wanted: FAA hiring nationwide
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Air traffic controllers wanted: FAA hiring nationwide

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

A window of opportunity is available to U.S. citizens interested in becoming air traffic controllers. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ... Read More

$840 million in DOT infrastructure grants to 381 US airports announced
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$840 million in DOT infrastructure grants to 381 US airports announced

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $840 million ... Read More

FAA breaks ground for new Air Traffic Control Tower at Piedmont Triad International Airport
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FAA breaks ground for new Air Traffic Control Tower at Piedmont Triad International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) held a groundbreaking ceremony today for a new Air Traffic Control ... Read More

FAA issues waiver for drones with parachutes
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FAA issues waiver for drones with parachutes

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that it issued Hensel Phelps Construction Company of Washington, D.C., a Part 107 ... Read More

FAA has $6 million in matching funds available for new UAS test site partnerships
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FAA has $6 million in matching funds available for new UAS test site partnerships

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that it will partner with qualified commercial companies who can match the agency’s $6 ... Read More

Another safety blow for Boeing: 737 MAX and NG’s “improperly manufactured parts” need replacement
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Another safety blow for Boeing: 737 MAX and NG’s “improperly manufactured parts” need replacement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Boeing 737 MAX and NG manufacturer revealed that some aircraft parts were improperly manufactured and would need replacement dealing yet ... Read More

Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money
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Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019

Is Boeing bribing Members of the United States House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation with millions of dollars? Unfortunately, under U.S. ... Read More

FAA resumes its Contract Tower Program
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FAA resumes its Contract Tower Program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today resumed accepting applications to the FAA Contract Tower (FCT) program, as called for under ... Read More

Ralph Nader, aviation stakeholders to discuss dangers of aircraft maintenance outsourcing at Washington, DC event
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Ralph Nader, aviation stakeholders to discuss dangers of aircraft maintenance outsourcing at Washington, DC event

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

The Business Travel Coalition (BTC) today confirmed the agenda for a June 4 Aircraft Maintenance Outsourcing Summit at the National ... Read More

FAA: More access to airspace to fly drones
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FAA: More access to airspace to fly drones

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

Starting today more than 100 control towers and airports will be added to the hundreds of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ... Read More

European pilots: Before Boeing’s MAX returns, we need answers and transparency
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European pilots: Before Boeing’s MAX returns, we need answers and transparency

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

Regulators from across the globe are meeting today in Texas (USA), to discuss a possible return to service of the ... Read More

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash
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New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

Additional wrongful death lawsuits in the crash of the Boeing 737-8 MAX, operated as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, were filed ... Read More

Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA
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Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Embraer announced today that the company's new Praetor 600 super-midsize business jet was granted its Type Certificate by EASA (European ... Read More

FAA warns airlines of “miscalculation or misidentification” risk over Persian Gulf
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FAA warns airlines of “miscalculation or misidentification” risk over Persian Gulf

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019

In a chilling reminder of the downing of Iran Air flight 655 by a US missile, an FAA notice said ... Read More

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