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Reagan National Airport control tower. (Photo by dbking via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY)
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Airline News

FAA To Close 149 Contracted Control Towers April 7th

Posted March 22, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

The FAA announced Friday the first round of contracted air traffic control towers to be closed due to sequestration, starting April 7th. Among the towers being closed is Trenton Mercer, which is just outside of Philadelphia and has recently seen Frontier expand their operations significantly. Although these airports will remain open, as approach and landing […]

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A Boeing 787 Dreamliner lands in Sydney during the plane's Dream Tour. (Photo by Boeing)
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Aviation News

FAA OKs Boeing to Test Dreamliner Battery Fix

Posted March 12, 2013 by NYCAviation Staff

The FAA on Tuesday approved Boeing’s plan to get the 787 Dreamliner back into the air.

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Larger Airports Such As JFK Will Remain Unaffected.
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FAA to Close 137 Control Towers Due to Sequestration

Posted March 6, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Sequestration To Shut Down 137 Control Towers on April 7th.

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An ANA Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner at the gate at Tokyo-Haneda Airport. (Photo by Inaba Tomoaki, CC BY-SA)
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Government News

Investigators Begin Analyzing Boeing 787 Black Box

Posted January 19, 2013 by AFP

US and Japanese officials Saturday began analysing the black box of the 787 plane forced into an emergency landing this week.

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United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner. (Photo by Kevin Koske)
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Government News

FAA Orders Airlines To Stop Flying Boeing 787 [UPDATED]

Posted January 16, 2013 by NYCA Admin

The FAA has ordered US airlines to temporarily stop flying the Boeing 787 effective immediately, citing the potential for battery failures.

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Boeing 787-8 passes the Washington Monument and Jefferson Memorial on the River Visual approach to Reagan National Airport's Runway 19. (Photo by Boeing)
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FAA Wants To Know Why Boeing 787s Keep Breaking

Posted January 11, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

The FAA has launched an investigation into the recent string of incidents that have plagued Boeing’s new 787 Dreamliner.

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A US Airways Boeing 757 landing in Philadelphia. (Photo by Brian Futterman)
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US Airways Fined $350,000 Over 757 Engine Repairs

Posted October 24, 2012 by NYCA Admin

US Airways operated a Boeing 757 that had not been properly tested after a repair, the FAA said Wednesday.

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An Atlantic Southeast Airlines Bombardier CRJ-200 (N857AS) painted in Delta Connection colors. (Photo by Mark Lawrence)
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Government News

FAA Hits Atlantic Southeast Airlines With $400,000 Safety Fine

Posted September 19, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Safety watchdogs at the FAA have proposed a hefty penalty against the now defunct regional carrier over missing maintenance documentation.

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Philippine Airlines’ major fleet modernisation will be based on the carrier’s acquisition of 44 single-aisle Airbus jetliners (consisting of 34 A321ceo and 10 A321neo versions), along with 10 widebody A330-300s. (Image by Airbus)
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Philippines Hoping Aviation Safety Reforms Lead to Removal From US and EU Blacklists

Posted September 18, 2012 by BNO News

Officials in the Philippines are hoping to repair the country’s air safety rating with US and European authorities.

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Closer to Siberia than to Anchorage, Alaska's tiny Ralph Wien Memorial Airport received a $15 million grant for runway improvements. (Image by FAA)
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FAA Pledges $76 Million to 8 Airports Hours After Obama Speech

Posted September 7, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The FAA dispatched a deluge of press releases Friday afternoon announcing nearly $76 million in grants for airport infrastructure projects.

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