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United Airlines taps industry veteran for senior role

United Airlines today named transportation industry veteran Robert S. Rivkin senior vice president and general counsel. For the last three decades, Rivkin has drawn...

FAA announces 4th Annual Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Symposium

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will co-host the 4th Annual FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)...

FAA investigating Southwest Airlines safety in how it calculates weight

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) documents show that Southwest Airlines has made frequent mistakes in calculations and luggage-loading practices that could cause errors when pilots...

Whistleblower: Grand Canyon National Park tourists exposed to radiation for years

According to Grand Canyon National Park employee, Park Service officials covered up the discovery of a cache of highly radioactive uranium that may have...

Travel losses exceed $800 million due to US government shutdown

The previous US government shutdown 35-day stalemate sidelined hundreds of thousands of federal workers without pay, created disarray in national parks, caused disruptions to...

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...

U.S. Travel applauds Bill to end 9/11 fee diversion

"The U.S. travel community strongly supports Chairman Thompson and Chairman DeFazio's measure to end the practice of using the '9/11' fee to pay for...

Southwest Airlines may fly between Honolulu and Vegas

If you live in Hawaii, Las Vegas, Nevada, is such a popular travel destination that locals refer to it as the Hawaiian Islands' 9th...

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...

How to visit the United States and return home with a...

Visit the United States and leave with a U.S. citizen. You Win USA, Star Baby Care, and USA Happy Baby Inc. — allegedly operated for decades in...

All about whiskey

The world of whiskey extends well beyond smelling, sipping and tasting. To learn about the brown liquid in your glass you should speak with...

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...

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...

Brisbane International Airport evacuated over bomb scare

"Emergency situation" triggered evacuation of Brisbane International Airport earlier today, after Queensland Police arrested a man who claimed to have an explosive device on...

Plane crashes into the Atlantic off Palm Beach coast

A Piper PA-32R, a small fixed-wing propeller plane, has crashed into the Atlantic Ocean 23 miles off the coast of Palm Beach, Florida this...

Berchtesgadener welcomes UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has selected Berchtesgaden, Germany as the venue for the 4th UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference on 2-5 March 2019....

Traveling to Hawaii? How LGBTQ friendly is the Aloha State?

Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute released their 5th annual State Equality Index (SEI), a comprehensive report detailing...

German Federal President stuck in Ethiopia after government plane breaks

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier's flight onboard the Airbus A340 was originally scheduled to depart Addis Ababa for the German capital at 12.30pm CET (11.30am...

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...

Pakistan eases tourist restrictions, announces on-arrival and e-visas

The government of Pakistan has announced plans on Friday to relax visa restrictions for visitors from 90 countries, including the U.S. and European Union,...

TSA Union: Government shutdown threatens aviation security!

American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement: "As the representative of the more than 45,000...
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