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Panel's report blasts Boeing, FAA for crashes, seeks reformsA House committee issued a scathing report Wednesday questioning whether Boeing and government regulators have recognized the problems that caused two deadly 737 Max jet crashes and whether either will..
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House panel blasts Boeing, FAA over fatal 737 Max crashesHouse Transportation Committee found that both "share responsibility for the development & certification of an aircraft that was unsafe."
'Grossly insufficient': House report excoriates Boeing, FAA over mistakes that led to 737 Max crashesThe latest version of the 737 jetliner was plagued by a series of mistakes, mismanagement and deception in the certification process.
3 Air National Guard Members Killed in Plane Crash in TennesseeThe crash, which occurred near an airport 70 miles southeast of Nashville, is being investigated by the F.A.A. and the National Transportation Safety Board.
Pilots at LAX report seeing "guy in a jetpack" 3,000 feet in the airThe FAA and FBI are investigating a startling report of a man wearing a jetpack allegedly seen flying 3,000 feet in the air above Los Angeles International Airport. Two airline crews alerted..
Amazon wins FAA approval to deliver packages by droneNEW YORK — Getting an Amazon package delivered from the sky is closer to becoming a reality. The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it had granted Amazon approval to deliver packages by..
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FAA offers "road map" for drone use in U.S.The Federal Aviation Administration is offering what it calls a "road map" for businesses and governments to utilize the use of drones. Ben Tracy reports.
A year after she died in a plane crash, New Orleans reporter Nancy Parker's husband sues FAA for $23MNancy Parker's husband Glen Boyd has filed a $23 million lawsuit against the FAA, saying it knew plane in crash had a substandard maintenance record.
Aviation regulator outlines fixes that will get the 737 MAX flying againSoftware upgrade to deliver less lethally-stubborn automation The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has revealed the conditions under which it will permit Boeing’s beleaguered 737..
FAA shares new steps for Boeing to return 737 Max to the skiesPhoto by Gary He/Getty Images The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has released a “preliminary summary” of its 18-month review of the Boeing 737 Max program, and with it, has detailed the..
Two firefighting planes collide while battling Nevada's Bishop Fire; FAA, NTSB investigatingTwo airplanes have collided while battling a 500-acre wildfire in southeastern Nevada, according to authorities.
Airline passengers are finding 'creative ways' to remove masks, American pilot saysAn American Airlines pilot says it's hard to enforce their mask policy without a federal mandate and wants FAA and DOT chiefs to see for themselves.
Damning watchdog report says Boeing shielded key 737 Max details from FAA(CNN)Boeing shielded from federal regulators reviewing its 737 Max aircraft the extent and capability of the flawed computer system that ultimately brought down two jets, according to an inspector..
Boeing cleared for 737 Max test flights after groundingKey test flights that could help revive the grounded Boeing 737 Max could begin as early as Monday after being given the green light by US regulators. The Federal Aviation Administration told Congress..
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Only 'guidelines': FAA won't make wearing of face masks on airlines mandatoryThe Federal Aviation Administration won't require the wearing of masks on commercial aircraft, continuing to leave that issue to individual airlines.
FAA explains why it's taking so long to fix the grounded Boeing 737 jetlinerIt's been over a year since the jet that figured in two crashes was last flown. On Wednesday, FAA chief Stephen Dickson gave the Senate an update.
U.S. lawmaker says seeking bipartisan legislation on airline mask rulesA U.S. senator said on Wednesday he was hoping for bipartisan support in Congress for mandatory rules on masks for air travel after the head of the Federal Aviation Administration again resisted calls..
Transparency needed to restore trust after 737 MAX crashes: FAA chiefU.S. FAA chief Steve Dickson will tell a Senate committee at a hearing on Wednesday that transparency is key to restoring public trust in the agency and planemaker Boeing Co in the wake of fatal 737..
Exclusive: U.S. senators draft plan to reform new plane design approvals after 737 MAX crashesTwo key U.S. senators are circulating a bipartisan draft bill that would reform how the Federal Aviation Administration certifies new aircraft in the wake of two fatal Boeing 737 MAX crashes that..
U.S. to mandate new safety-management tools for aircraft makersThe Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday it would require Boeing Co and other aircraft manufacturers to adopt new safety-management tools following two fatal Boeing 737 MAX crashes that killed..
U.S. FAA probing runway incident involving actor Harrison Ford - mediaThe United States' Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is investigating an incident in which actor Harrison Ford was piloting a small plane that wrongly crossed a runway where another aircraft was..
Harrison Ford Strayed Onto an Active Runway in His PlaneThe episode was being investigated by the Federal Aviation Administration, which ordered the actor to complete awareness training in 2017.
U.S. will temporarily shrink operating hours at 100 air traffic towersThe Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said Wednesday it will reduce operating hours at about 100 air traffic control towers nationwide in the face of dramatically lower airplane volumes because of..
FAA, CDC to update guidance to flight crews on coronavirus precautionsThe Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) plan to update guidance for airline flight crews about dealing with the coronavirus pandemic amid concerns..
U.S. FAA plans to extend minimum flight requirement waiver through Oct. 24The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said Sunday it has tentatively decided to extend temporarily waivers of minimum flight requirements at U.S. airports through Oct. 24 to help airlines..
FAA to briefly close New York traffic center, LaGuardia control towerThe Federal Aviation Administration said late on Saturday it will close the New York Air Route Traffic Control Center and New York LaGuardia Control Tower overnight for cleaning after another person..
Flights resume after FAA briefly halts New York airport arrivals after coronavirus caseThe Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) temporarily halted flights arriving at New York City airports and Philadelphia on Saturday after a trainee at the New York Air Route Traffic Control Center..
U.S. FAA closes air traffic facilities in New York, Indianapolis for coronavirus cleaningThe U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said it had temporarily closed the air traffic control tower at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York and shuttered part of the Indianapolis Air Route..
U.S. closes air traffic control tower in Las Vegas; nearly 500 flights canceledThe U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said Thursday it had closed the air traffic control tower at Las Vegas International Airport after a controller was presumed to have contracted COVID-19.
U.S. FAA administrator will self-quarantine for seven daysU.S. Federal Aviation Administration chief Steve Dickson told employees that he will self-quarantine at home for seven days after a brief interaction with one of two members of Congress who have tested..
Utah hit with 5.7-magnitude quake, inbound flights from Salt Lake City divertedThe Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Wednesday it had evacuated the air control tower at Salt Lake City International Airport and halted flights after a magnitude 5.7 earthquake was..
FAA temporarily closes Chicago Midway air traffic control towerThe Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday it was temporarily closing the air traffic control tower at Chicago Midway International Airport after three technicians tested positive for the..
Chicago Midway air traffic control technicians test positive for coronavirusThree air traffic control technicians at Chicago Midway International Airport have tested positive for coronavirus, the Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday, prompting contingency plans at..
U.S. FAA revokes operating rights for company that transported baseball, hockey teamsThe U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Wednesday issued an emergency order revoking the operating certificate of a Texas company for conducting dozens of unauthorized charter flights and..
U.S. waiving minimum flight requirements for airlines because of coronavirusThe U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said Wednesday it will temporarily waive minimum flight requirements at U.S. airports through May 31 to help airlines facing a steep decline in travel..
U.S. lawmakers fault FAA, Boeing for deadly 737 Max crashesA U.S. House investigative report into two fatal Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes on a Boeing 737 MAX faulted the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) approval of the plane and Boeing's..
U.S. FAA proposes fining Boeing $19.7 million over 737 airplane sensorsThe Federal Aviation Administration on Friday proposed fining Boeing Co $19.7 million for allegedly installing equipment on hundreds of 737 aircraft containing sensors that were not approved for that..
U.S. House panel faults FAA review of Boeing 737 MAX, plane design failuresA U.S. House investigative report into two Boeing 737 MAX crashes that killed 346 people will fault the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) approval of the plane and Boeing's "design failures."
Boeing 737 MAX certification flight could come within 'a few weeks': FAA administratorU.S. Federal Aviation Administration chief Stephen Dickson said on Thursday he thinks a certification test flight for the Boeing 737 MAX - a key milestone for the return of the grounded plane - could..
Drones can crash planes or enact terrorism, FAA fears. Pilots say new rules would ruin their hobbyThe FAA's log of drone sightings by pilots showed more than 2,000 encounters last year. Its proposed drone rules are getting pushback from enthusiasts
New U.S. rules for airline pilots seek to reduce errorsThe Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Monday issued new rules aimed at improving pilot performance and preventing errors in the cockpit that could lead to crashes.
Pilot in Kobe Bryant helicopter crash counseled by FAA after 2015 incidentThe Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) faulted the pilot of the helicopter that crashed in January killing basketball great Kobe Bryant and eight others for violating flight rules in a 2015..