Tag: FAA

Boeing 737 Max Fixes Delayed Due to Government Shutdown

Distraught family members attend a memorial service held for the victims of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET302 crash on March 14, 2019, in Ejere, Ethiopia.Photo: Jemal Countess (Getty Images) The Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people is still being investigated, but what is becoming clearer is that there may have been issues with the […]

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FAA acting chief says satellite data provided link between Boeing crashes

Enlarge / Relatives of the victims of the Sunday plane crash take a picture next to a pile of airplane fuselage at the crash site of the Ethiopian Airlines operated Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, at Hama Quntushele village in the Oromia region, on March 13, 2019. – A Nairobi-bound Ethiopian Airlines Boeing crashed minutes after […]

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Donald Trump Announces FAA Decision to Ground Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 Planes

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday plans for the Federal Aviation Administration to ground Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 planes immediately. The president said he had spoken to FAA administrator Daniel K. Elwell and Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg prior to his announcement. “They are all in agreement with the action,” Trump said, calling it a […]

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Flights Delayed at Several Major Airports Due to Air Traffic Control Staffing Shortage During Shutdown

Closed down security terminal at the Miami International Airport from earlier this monthPhoto: AP It’s day 35 of President Trump’s government shutdown with no end in sight. And it’s only getting worse. The latest: flights at New York’s LaGuardia airport, New Jersey’s Newark airport, and Philadelphia International Airport have been […]

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Report: Possible Plane Hijacking at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

Emerging reports indicate a mechanic at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has stolen an airplane, creating a security issue. “We can’t confirm anything at this time. We’re trying to get accurate information about what is actually going on. Without confirming anything, a stolen aircraft would be a security issue,” Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement. “The FAA is […]

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Airline seat size rule request dismissed again by FAA

The FAA has refused to force airlines to offer more legroom, rejecting calls for legal minimums and dismissing concerns that cramped seating in cabins could present an evacuation risk. The Federal Aviation Administration had been forced to reconsider regulatory requirements for airplane seating, after a judge ruled in favor of a consumer group in a […]

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