federal aviation administration

Transportation Security Administration employees talk outside Terminal 1 at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

LAX LATEST: Details emerge on suspect, threat note

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A suspected gunman was in custody following a shooting at Los Angeles airport that killed a TSA officer and wounded otherS. This is what AP reporters on the scene Friday are […]

11/01/2013

A passenger checks her cell phone before a flight, Oct. 31, 2013, in Boston.  (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

In-flight phones: Others likely to follow FAA lead

LONDON (AP) — America’s Federal Aviation Administration says it is relaxing restrictions on the use of smartphones and other electronics inside American airplanes. Passengers are still barred from making calls or downloading data off a […]

11/01/2013

Passengers evacuate the Los Angeles International Airport on Friday Nov. 1, 2013, after shots were fired prompting authorities to evacuate a terminal and stop flights headed for the city from taking off from other airports. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Fliers delayed after Los Angeles airport shooting

Thousands of fliers across the U.S. were delayed Friday after a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport closed parts of the airport. A prolonged shutdown at the nation’s third largest airport will be particularly troublesome […]

11/01/2013

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Gunshots, chaos at Los Angeles airport — TSA agent killed

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A suspected gunman was in custody following a shooting at Los Angeles airport that killed a TSA agent and wounded two other people. This is what AP reporters on the scene […]

11/01/2013

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta announces that government safety rules are changing to let airline passengers use most electronic devices from gate-to-gate during a news conference, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport.  (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

FAA OKs air passengers using gadgets on planes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Airline passengers will be able to use their electronic devices gate-to-gate to read, work, play games, watch movies and listen to music — but not talk on their cellphones — under much-anticipated […]

10/31/2013

Capt. Oscar Vela stands on a rooftop at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Air traffic control modernization hits turbulence

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ten years after Congress gave the go-ahead to modernize the nation’s air traffic control system, one of the government’s most ambitious and complex technology programs is in trouble. The Next Generation Air […]

10/31/2013

A computer displaying an electronic nautical chart aboard a ship. (AP Photo/NOAA)

Ahoy mateys! US to stop printing nautical charts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government is going into uncharted waters, deep-sixing the giant paper nautical charts that it has been printing for mariners for more than 150 years. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration […]

10/22/2013

Parts didn’t breach failed airline engine’s casing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The outer casing of an engine that failed aboard a Spirit Airlines plane earlier this week wasn’t breached by parts from inside the engine, contrary to initial reports provided to the National […]

10/17/2013

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Correction: Shutdown-FAA story

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Oct. 7 about the federal government shutdown, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Federal Aviation Administration is recalling to work employees who register new planes. Those employees have […]

10/08/2013

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FAA brings back some workers as shutdown drags on

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Aviation Administration officials say 800 furloughed employees, including some safety inspectors, are being asked to return to work this week despite no end in sight to the partial government shutdown. The […]

10/07/2013

In this Sept. 20, 2013 photo, a National Guard soldier mans a roadblock as a bulldozer clears concrete flood debris from a damaged road being repaired after last week's flood, west of Longmont, Colo. A bitter budget fight has led to a U.S. government shutdown Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, leaving hundreds of thousands of federal workers without paychecks and shutting down federal services all over the country. National Guard soldiers rebuilding washed-out roads in Colorado would apparently be paid on time _ along with the rest of the country’s active-duty personnel _ under a bill passed hours before the shutdown. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

Americans anxious, irritated as gov’t shuts down

NEW YORK (AP) — From New York’s Liberty Island to Alaska’s Denali National Park, the U.S. government closed its doors as a bitter budget fight idled hundreds of thousands of federal workers and halted all […]

09/30/2013

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Update: Executive, son believed killed in jet crash

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) – A construction company CEO and his son were believed to be aboard a jet that slammed into a hangar and burst into flames after landing at a Southern California airport, […]

09/30/2013

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