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FAA approves battery improvements on Boeing 787 Dreamliner

EVERETT, Wash. - The Federal Aviation Administration today cleared Boeing to make fixes to the battery system of the 787 Dreamliner.

FAA safety cuts unfair to passengers

Despite paying more in taxes to fund the FAA’s air traffic control system than most consumers pay for sin taxes, the FAA has cut back passenger-facing operational funding that will result in control

FAA certification granted for Dassault’s Falcon 2000S and 2000LXS

SAINT-CLOUD, France - The FAA has certificated two newest members of the Falcon family of business jets, the Falcon 2000S and Falcon 2000LXS.

More nightmares for the Dreamliner

If you knew a particular aircraft style in the past four months had a fire, an oil leak, engine cracks, a fuel leak, and a damaged cockpit window, how would you feel about boarding this type of plane

Michael P. Huerta confirmed as Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, applauded the U.S. Senate's confirmation of Michael P.

US government auditors reviewing airline safety program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - US government auditors will review a program that allows airlines to avoid penalties for safety problems by self-disclosing them to the Federal Aviation Administration.

Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental receives FAA certification

EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing received certification for the new 747-8 Intercontinental from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

FAA issues single operating certificate to United and Continental Airlines

CHICAGO, Ill. - United Continental Holdings, Inc.

FAA study: Pilots forgetting how to fly

A draft study found pilots can “abdicate too much responsibility to automated systems” resulting in significantly weaker flying skills.

Air Transport Association calls for National Airline Policy

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The Air Transport Association of America, Inc. (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S.

Boeing 787 Dreamliner receives FAA, EASA certification

EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing received certification for the all-new 787 Dreamliner from the U.S.

FAA is putting air traffic controllers in the cockpit

Washington - All day, almost every day, air traffic controller Chris Boughn talks to pilots.

FAA shutdown widely impacts economy

ARLINGTON, Va. - The ongoing FAA shutdown is having a broad and deep negative impact on aviation and our economy.

FAA employees urge immediate action on FAA furloughs

WASHINGTON - Today, approximately 4,000 employees at the FAA represented by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NAT

ARTA alerts travel agents refunds may be due for US ticket...

SCOTTSDALE, Arizon - The Association of Retail Travel Agents (ARTA) alerted members that certain US ticket taxes would not apply for tickets issued on or after July 23, 2011 or for tickets issued prio

FAA celebrating 75th anniversary of air traffic control

It's summer and vacation planning is in full swing. While dreaming of sun and sand or mountains and lakes, many travelers forget that flying carries some uncertainties.

Hawaiian Air denies major maintenance work performed in Manila

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Commenting on a news story published about aircraft maintenance provider Lufthansa Technik Philippines, Hawaiian Airlines said today that the maintenance work performed on its fligh

FAA: Barbados aviation in no shape to fly to US

According to FAA regulators, a new Caribbean discount airline based in Barbados will have to put their plans for US service on hold.

US carriers remove, disable oxygen generators

WASHINGTON - American carriers have over the past three weeks removed or disabled bathroom oxygen generators on 6,000 jetliners and other aircraft over security concerns, officials said on Thursday.

US needs cohesive national airline strategy

WASHINGTON - The chief executive of the Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S.

Airline news: Baltia anticipates Q2 launch

NEW YORK - Baltia Air Lines' President, Igor Dmitrowsky, stated today, "Significant progress has been made in the FAA Air Carrier Certification document process and that Baltia is anticipating a secon

Airlines call for significant revisions to FAA proposal

WASHINGTON - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade association for the leading U.S.

Boeing issues statement regarding USDA-FAA partnership on aviation biofuels

CHICAGO - Boeing Vice President, Environment and Aviation Policy, Billy M Glover, issued the following statement in the wake of today's announcement by the U.S.

New life for a bygone airport

LABELLE and CLEWISTON, Florida - AirGlades Airport, a general aviation reliever airport, is located 7 miles west of Clewiston, Florida, and enjoys a strategic location along US Highway 27 and Florida

FAA to propose new rules aimed at reducing pilot fatigue

After a regional airliner crashed in western New York a year and a half ago, killing 50 people, the Obama administration promised swift action to prevent similar tragedies.

FAA to slap American Airlines with biggest-ever fine

The U.S. government on Thursday proposed to fine American Airlines $24.2 million for alleged maintenance violations that led to thousands of flight cancellations two years ago.

Official: Nigeria delighted by US safety rating

The director of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority says his country is delighted by the U.S. decision to grant Nigerian airlines permission to fly directly to the United States.