FAA Forms Panel to Review Air Traffic Control Fatigue

A series of near-miss incidents in 2023 occurred due to staffing shortages. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is forming a panel to address concerns surrounding air traffic controller…

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State Department Seeks Regulation of Higher Airspace Operations

The agency joins allies in a call for action from the International Civil Aviation Organization. The Department of State recently called for the development of international rules of…

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New FAA Committee Focuses on Pilot Mental Health 

They want to reduce stigmas and barriers.  The Department of Transportation’s Office of the Inspector General issued a report in July that discussed the state of the mental…

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FAA Announces Steps to Address Issues Raised in Safety Review

The agency seeks to improve air traffic controller training and retention. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently released action steps to address America’s shortage of air traffic controllers.  A…

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U.S. Aviation Authorities Implement Reforms for Holiday Travel

The industry still faces staffing shortages. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have launched efforts to modernize and enhance the country’s aviation…

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DOT to Enhance Air Service in Small Communities Across 16 States

The department announces funding to support air services at small airports. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced $14.8 million in funding under the Small Community Air Service…

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Transportation Secretary Warns of Shutdown-Related Air Travel Disruptions

A government shutdown would mean unpaid TSA and air traffic controllers. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg warned that America’s already strained airports will be impacted by a government…

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FAA Selects New Design for Smaller Traffic Control Towers

Meets new sustainability requirements with less financial costs The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that they have selected the final design for new air traffic control towers at…

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FAA Temporarily Cuts Minimum Airline Flight Requirements

Agency cites shortage of air traffic controller staffing levels. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced last week that they are temporarily cutting minimum flight requirements for airlines at…

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