Investigations have revealed that the navigator of the Russian aircraft which crashed last June, killing 47 people in the northwestern region of the country, was drunk.
Flights into Newark Liberty Airport were halted Tuesday afternoon after smoke was reported in the control tower’s elevator shaft.
In a new embarrassment for the city, the opening of Berlin’s new main airport has been postponed again after several previous delays.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the Federal Aviation Administration is set to put major restrictions on Mexican airlines serving the United States after re-assessing Mexico’s aviation safety standards.
With several countries suspending cargo flights from Yemen, Germany on Monday extended the ban to passenger flights after two explosive devices were found aboard a U.S.-bound cargo plane in England and a FedEx facility in Dubai.
China’s Civil Aviation Administration has announced that construction of a second Beijing airport will likely begin later this year in an effort to alleviate congestion at the existing airport, currently the world’s second busiest.
A former British Airways employee was found guilty on Monday for a terrorist plot to bomb a U.S.-bound flight.
U.S. President Barack Obama on late Sunday evening announced that Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed in a U.S. operation in Pakistan.
A U.S. soldier has been arrested and charged with attempting to board a United Airlines flight while possessing a small amount of explosives, prosecutors in Arizona confirmed on Thursday.
JetBlue Airways Chief Operating Officer Rob Maruster on Tuesday appeared in a company video apologizing for the airline’s several stranded flights on Saturday, emphasizing that the airline was focused on safety.
NYCAviation gets a peek onboard Lockheed WP-3D nicknamed Kermit after a flight through two tropical systems.
Airlines made up to $670 million last year by passing on a carbon surcharge to travellers despite the EU’s freeze of the controversial tax.
BWI has received one of the largest Recovery Act grants awarded by the FAA for reconstruction of an aircraft parking apron, a new deicing fluid collection system, and new communications systems.
Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Switzerland have signed an agreement towards creating the Single European Sky air traffic control system, the European Union said on Thursday.
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration says it will begin testing new software on its advanced imaging technology machines that enhances privacy by eliminating passenger-specific images and instead auto-detects potential threat items and indicates their location on a generic outline of a person.
The Federal Aviation Administration announced it would fine American Eagle Airlines for operating flights with inaccurate weight and balance data and for flying a plane for a week with an improperly repaired engine.
Russia’s Federal Customs Service on Friday said it has seized radioactive material from the luggage of a man who was preparing to take a commercial flight from Moscow to Tehran. His whereabouts are unknown.
The CIA has broken up a new Al Qaeda plot to blow up an airliner using explosive underwear, the Associated Press reported Monday afternoon. An upgraded underwear bomb with an improved detonation system was seized by agents in Yemen, according to the report. A suicide bomber had been selected to carry out the plot, but […]