FAA

(AP Photo)

White House says it’s open to fix on FAA furloughs

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.

04/24/2013

Flight monitors at Newark Liberty International Airport, New Jersey. (AP Photo)

Flight delays pile up Monday after FAA budget cuts

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.

04/22/2013

(AP Photo)

FAA furloughs kick in, but flights come in on time

(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.

04/21/2013

Boeing 787 Dreamliner (AP Photo)

FAA approves resumption of Boeing 787 flights

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.

04/19/2013

(AP Photo)

FAA delays closing of airport control towers

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.

04/05/2013

(AP Photo)

FAA to close 149 air traffic towers under cuts

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.

03/22/2013

(AP Photo)

FAA moves toward creating 6 drone test sites in US

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.

02/14/2013

Boeing 787 FAA Review

Overcharging batteries eyed in Boeing 787 fires

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.

01/18/2013

Boeing 787 FAA Review

FAA grounds Boeing 787s to address battery fires

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials say they are temporarily grounding Boeing’s 787 Dreamliners until the risk of possible battery fires is addressed.

01/16/2013

FAA to study use of electronics on planes

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 […]

08/27/2012

Ontario to Seattle flight diverted to San Jose

(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 […]

08/08/2012

FAA suspends operation that led to near-collision

(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 […]

08/07/2012

more

previous