NTSB Reports Four Bolts Missing from Boeing 737 Max 9 Panel

Agency finalizes report after door panel blew off mid-flight. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released its report this week on the midair blowout of a Boeing 737…

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FAA Orders Boeing Max 9 Grounding After Panel Blows Off Mid-Flight

Alaska Airlines flight experienced rapid depressurization after take-off from Portland, Oregon. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ordered the temporary grounding of the 737 Boeing Max 9 after 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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House Oversight Committee Investigates DOT’s Response to Safety Failures

The committee requested internal communications surrounding railroad and flight safety issues. Members of the majority in the House Oversight Committee recently wrote a letter to Transportation Secretary Pete…

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Jennifer Homendy, Chair, National Transportation Safety Board

Jennifer Homendy, Chair, National Transportation Safety Board

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NTSB to Hold Hearing on Norfolk Southern Train Crash

The freight derailment is a centerpiece in a string of railway safety violations. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will hold a two-day hearing to probe into the…

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NHTSA Estimates Driving Fatality Rates Will Hold

The agency recorded 0.3% decrease in traffic fatalities from 2021 to 2022 The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released preliminary data for much of 2022’s traffic fatalities,…

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Minnesota Train Derailment Brings Evacuation Orders

Firefighters on the scene are dealing with burning ethanol and other liquids.  In Raymond, Minnesota, Thursday morning, another freight train derailed, this time spilling a form of ethanol and…

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NTSB Finds Pressure Relief Issues on Derailed Freight Train

Sends written testimony to Senate before railroad safety hearing. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) reported that it found compromised pressure relief valves on five of the freight…

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FAA and NTSB Investigating Close Calls by Aircraft

Repeated instances have occurred where airliners nearly collided on airport runways or tarmacs.  The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) have begun investigations…

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