Sequestration To Shut Down 137 Control Towers on April 7th.
What started as a dream back in 2004 with an announcement on Wall Street, All Nippon Airways and Boeing launched an all new aircraft that was then called the 7E7 Dreamliner. On Wednesday, the dream inched closer to reality, as the state-of-the-art jet now known as the 787 completed all of its FAA-required certification test flights.
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?
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Randy Babbitt on Friday announced a landmark proposal to fight fatigue among commercial pilots by setting new flight time, duty and rest requirements based on fatigue science.
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Friday proposed to assess a civil penalty of more than half a million dollars against United Airlines for allegedly violating FAA and DOT regulations for random drug and alcohol testing of safety-sensitive employees.
Wall Street doesn’t want American to add capacity, the Air Force wants a $55 billion bomber, China doesn’t want Lufthansa A380s in Shanghai, and more…
Aviation regulators will order tougher inspections of hundreds of Boeing 757 planes worldwide, after a recent in-flight incident that left a hole in the fuselage of an American Airlines plane.
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) safety inspectors have given the thumbs-up for the reindeer-powered sleigh known as Santa One to fly on Christmas Eve so Santa Claus can deliver presents to children around the world. The approval came after a thorough inspection of the aircraft at the North Pole.
Hank Krakowski, the head of Air Traffic Organization for the FAA, resigned Thursday following weeks of criticism over reports of sleeping air traffic controllers.