FAA Investigates Inspection Reports on Boeing 787 Dreamliner Airplanes

The company claimed incomplete tests were falsely approved by employees. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced this week that it has opened an investigation into manufacturing inspections of…

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Senator Believes Congress May Need Short-Term FAA Extension

Amendment requests have slowed reauthorization proceedings. Senator John Thune of South Dakota stated that Congress may have to pass a short-term extension for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)…

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Congress Reaches a Deal on Airline Safety

The measures will not increase the retirement age for pilots. Negotiators in the House and Senate announced on Monday that an agreement was reached to support staffing for…

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Senate Committee to Discuss Boeing Safety Culture

Experts will review a report released by a Congressional panel calling for improvements. The Senate Commerce Committee will hold a hearing on Wednesday with the panel of experts…

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Panel Recommends FAA Drop Therapy Disclosure Requirement for Pilots

Says requirement “leads to healthcare avoidance” for high-stress workers. A panel of experts recommended that the Federal Aviation Commission (FAA) should drop the disclosure requirement for pilots and…

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FAA Conducts Investigation into United Airlines 4th Incident

The airline has had planes with separate programs including a hydraulic issue, an engine fire, and a tire falling off. The Federal Aviation Administration will be investigating yet…

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Alaska Airlines Cooperates with DOJ Investigation

Flight crew members and passengers are being interviewed in the door panel incident from January. Alaska Airlines stated that it is “fully cooperating” with the Department of Justice…

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DOT Proposes Rule for Air Travel for Wheelchair Users

New standards plan to enhance assistance, penalties for mishandling, and on-board accessibility. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg introduced a new rule from the Department of Transportation (DOT) to ensure…

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FAA Comments on Boeing Quality Control After Audit

The agency will release more details once the company has been given time to submit an action plan. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) faulted flaws in Boeing’s manufacturing…

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FAA Investigating United Airlines Flight with Damaged Wing

The Boston-bound plane made an emergency landing in Denver. The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the damage to a United Flight that made an emergency landing due to…

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