It’s not often that the pilots of earth-based vehicles are forced to make risky, evasive maneuvers to avoid colliding with other worlds, but that’s exactly what an Air Canada pilot did last year, a government investigation has revealed.
A working committee from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday officially recommended allowing the use of personal electronic devices onboard aircraft below 10,000 feet. Some airlines are already racing to allow their customers to take advantage.
Taiwan-based China Airlines agreed to plead guilty and to pay a $40 million criminal fine for its role in a conspiracy to fix prices in the air transportation industry, the U.S. Department of Justice announced on Monday.
An FAA audit of the nearly 200 first responders employed at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport revealed that an overwhelming majority were either never certified or held expired certifications.
Passenger and freight air traffic grew substantially in 2010 as positive economic prospects worldwide overshadowed the depressed levels of 2009 caused by the global financial crisis, according to United Nations report.
A US Air Force jet carrying First Lady Michelle Obama was forced to abort its landing at Andrews Air Force Base when it came too close to a military cargo aircraft, according to a Washington Post report.
Singapore Airlines Cargo on Thursday pleaded guilty and agreed to pay a $48 million criminal fine for its role in a conspiracy to fix prices in the air transportation industry, the U.S. Justice Department said.
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