The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is a governmental body of the United States with powers to regulate all aspects of civil aviation in that nation as well as over its surrounding international waters. Its powers include the construction and operation of airports, air traffic management, the certification of personnel and aircraft, and the protection of U.S. assets during the launch or re-entry of commercial space vehicles. Powers over neighboring international waters were delegated to the FAA by authority of the International Civil Aviation Organization.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) temporarily halted flights arriving at New York City airports and Philadelphia on Saturday. The shutdown came after a trainee at the New York Air Route Traffic..
A year after Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 crashed shortly after take-off, killing all 157 on board, a village near the crash site held a memorial while in the United States a draft report blames the..
Pilots and flight attendants worldwide are pressing for better control of air quality in the planes they fly and work in. According to Politico, multiple lawsuits by aviation professionals allege that..
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said Sunday it has tentatively decided to extend temporarily waivers of minimum flight requirements at U.S. airports through Oct. 24 to help airlines.. Reuters - Published
The Federal Aviation Administration said late on Saturday it will close the New York Air Route Traffic Control Center and New York LaGuardia Control Tower overnight for cleaning after another person.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said it had temporarily closed the air traffic control tower at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York and shuttered part of the Indianapolis Air Route.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said Thursday it had closed the air traffic control tower at Las Vegas International Airport after a controller was presumed to have contracted COVID-19. Reuters - Published
U.S. Federal Aviation Administration chief Steve Dickson told employees that he will self-quarantine at home for seven days after a brief interaction with one of two members of Congress who have tested.. Reuters - Published
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Wednesday it had evacuated the air control tower at Salt Lake City International Airport and halted flights after a magnitude 5.7 earthquake was.. Reuters - Published
The Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday it was temporarily closing the air traffic control tower at Chicago Midway International Airport after three technicians tested positive for the.. Reuters - Published
Three air traffic control technicians at Chicago Midway International Airport have tested positive for coronavirus, the Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday, prompting contingency plans at.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Wednesday issued an emergency order revoking the operating certificate of a Texas company for conducting dozens of unauthorized charter flights and.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said Wednesday it will temporarily waive minimum flight requirements at U.S. airports through May 31 to help airlines facing a steep decline in travel.. Reuters - Published
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) faulted the pilot of the helicopter that crashed in January killing basketball great Kobe Bryant and eight others for violating flight rules in a 2015.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is allowing U.S. airlines to resume operations over large areas of the Gulf, saying that a lower military posture by Iran has reduced the threat of.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it should have done a better job of ensuring Southwest Airlines Co had certified completion of maintenance on 88 used Boeing 737 jets, as noted in a report.. Reuters - Published
The Federal Aviation Administration says it agrees with recommendations made by the U.S. Transportation Department's Inspector General that faulted its oversight of Southwest Airlines Co, according to.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Transportation Department's Office of Inspector General said on Monday it will audit Federal Aviation Administration pilot training requirements for U.S. and foreign air carriers after two.. Reuters - Published
A Delta Air Lines flight crew that dumped fuel on several Los Angeles area schools before making an emergency landing, causing minor injuries to schoolchildren, did not inform air traffic controllers.. Reuters - Published
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Friday it was seeking to fine Boeing Co $5.4 million, alleging it failed to prevent the installation of defective parts on 737 MAX airplanes. Reuters - Published
Several major airlines said on Wednesday they were re-routing flights to avoid airspace over Iraq and Iran after the Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. carriers from the area following an.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said it would ban U.S. carriers from operating in the airspace over Iraq, Iran, the Gulf of Oman and the waters between Iran and Saudi Arabia after Iran.. Reuters - Published
FAA Administrator Stephen Dickson told House lawmakers the return of the Boeing 737 Max to service "is not guided by a calendar or schedule," suggesting that regulators won't clear the airplane to fly.. USATODAY.com - Published
The pilot of an American Eagle Bombardier CRJ-200 on final approach to Reagan Washington National Airport reported smoke in the cockpit on Monday, prompting extensive delays to other flights, the.. Reuters - Published
Airline passengers might wonder: just how small is too small when it comes to airplane seats? The FAA hopes to have an answer soon. It started tests aimed at setting a minimum standard for seat size.. CBS News - Published
Aviation regulators are criticizing both Boeing and the FAA over the grounded 737 Max. The report condemns Boeing for withholding key information and the FAA for lacking expertise during the approval.. CBS News - Published
Southwest Airlines Co said Monday it will complete inspections on 38 737 airplanes it acquired from foreign air carriers by Jan. 31 that may not meet all U.S. aviation safety requirements. Reuters - Published