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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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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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FAA Headquarters in Washington DC. (Photo by Matthew Bisanz, via Wikimedia Commons)
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Did FAA Managers Urge Employees to Vote Democrat?

Posted September 5, 2012 by NYCA Admin

FAA managers illegally told workers that Republican wins would mean budget cuts for the agency, according to a government transparency group.

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The Story Behind the New ‘Pilot’s Bill of Rights’ Law

Posted August 13, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

The new Pilot’s Bill of Rights Law has many wondering why such rights didn’t already exist, but what does it mean for pilots? More importantly, what brought it about?

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Horizon Air Dash 8 Q400 (N423QX) landing at LAX. (Photo by Hawaiian717 via Wikipedia, CC BY-SA)
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Horizon Air Faces $1 Million FAA Safety Fine

Posted August 9, 2012 by BNO News

Regional airline Horizon Air faces a hefty fine for flying 22 planes while they were not in compliance with federal regulations.

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American Airlines 767 and 777 about to get hot and heavy at JFK. (Photo by Mark Hsiung)
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FAA Considers Record $162.4 Million Fine Against American Airlines

Posted August 8, 2012 by Mark Lawrence

A bankruptcy court filing indicates the FAA may propose fines to be levied against American Airlines totaling as much as $162.4 million.

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Reagan National Airport control tower. (Photo by dbking via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY)
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Air Traffic Control Error Nearly Causes Three-Plane Collision Over DC

Posted August 2, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Three US Airways jets nearly collided when an air traffic controller messed up at Reagan National.

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Newark Liberty International Airport control tower.
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Newark Airport Control Tower Evacuated Due to Smoke [UPDATED]

Posted July 10, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Flights into Newark Liberty Airport were halted Tuesday afternoon after smoke was reported in the control tower’s elevator shaft.

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NASA and FAA Agree to Jointly Regulate Human Commercial Spaceflight

Posted June 20, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The US Federal Aviation Administration and National Aeronautics and Space Administration have reached a landmark agreement that will allow the two agencies to set regulations for the burgeoning commercial space industry.

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