WASHINGTON (AP) — Under pressure, the White House signaled Wednesday it might accept legislation eliminating FAA furloughs blamed for lengthy flight delays for airline passengers, while leaving the rest of $85 billion in across-the-board spending cuts in place.
NEW YORK (AP) — It was a tough start to the week for many air travelers as federal budget cuts led to cascading delays along the East Coast Monday morning.
(AP) – Fears that furloughs of air traffic controllers by the Federal Aviation Administration would result in massive flight delays or cancellations are turning out to be unfounded as the cutbacks kick in.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials have accepted Boeing’s revamped battery system for its beleaguered 787 Dreamliners and intend to lift a 3-month-old order grounding the planes.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The closings of control towers at 149 small airports, due to begin this weekend because of government-wide spending cuts, are being delayed until June 15, federal regulators announced Friday.
CHICAGO (AP) — Under orders to trim hundreds of millions of dollars from its budget, the Federal Aviation Administration released a final list Friday of 149 air traffic control facilities that it will close at small airports around the country starting early next month.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major step toward opening U.S. skies to thousands of unmanned drones, federal officials Thursday solicited proposals to create six drone test sites around the country.
WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s likely that fires on two Boeing 787 Dreamliners were caused by overcharging lithium ion batteries, aviation safety and battery experts said Friday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials say they are temporarily grounding Boeing’s 787 Dreamliners until the risk of possible battery fires is addressed.
WASHINGTON (AP) – It’s going to be a while before airline passengers can use iPads and other electronic devices during the whole flight. The Federal Aviation Administration says it’s forming a committee to study the […]
(CNS) – An Alaska Airlines flight from Ontario International Airport to Seattle was diverted to San Jose today and landed safely after the pilot declared an emergency, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The emergency […]
(AP) – The Federal Aviation Administration says it is suspending a procedure at all U.S. airports that led to a near-collision of three jets last week near Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. The FAA says […]