Safety watchdogs at the FAA have proposed a hefty penalty against the now defunct regional carrier over missing maintenance documentation.
FAA officials are preparing to penalize American Airlines over wiring issues that forced the carrier to temporarily ground its entire fleet of MD-80 jets in 2008.
Blaring headlines of the First Lady’s supposed brush with death were hysterically overhyped, says this airline pilot.
Airline passenger travel in the United States is expected to nearly double in the next 20 years, reaching 1.2 billion passengers per year in 2032, the FAA said in its annual forecast.
A little over two weeks after completing over 3,400 hours of flight testing, on Friday the Boeing 747-8 Freighter was deemed flightworthy and received certification from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and the European Aviation Safety Agency.
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 […]
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…