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A worker walks next to a Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane parked at Boeing Field, Thursday, March 14, 2019, in Seattle.
Ted S. Warren/AP Photo
March 14, 2019 - 10:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In an era of unprecedented airline safety, Boeing's newest version of its best-selling airliner has crashed twice in less than six months, killing 346 people and delivering a massive blow to the company's reputation. More than 40 countries either grounded the planes or refused to...
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Relatives react at the scene where the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed.
Mulugeta Ayene/AP
March 13, 2019 - 1:04 pm
HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — Canada joined much of the world in barring the Boeing 737 Max 8 jet from its airspace on Wednesday, saying satellite tracking data shows possible but unproven similarities between the Ethiopian Airliner crash that killed 157 people and a previous crash involving the model...
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Ground crew chat near a Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane operated by Shanghai Airlines parked on tarmac at Hongqiao airport in Shanghai, China, Tuesday, March 12, 2019.
AP Photo
March 12, 2019 - 8:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is facing mounting criticism for backing the airworthiness of Boeing's 737 Max jets as the number of countries that have grounded the aircraft grows in the wake of the Ethiopian Airlines crash over the weekend. The rest of the world...
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Officials from the Aviation Industry Corporation of China pray March 12, 2019, next to offerings of fruit, breads and incense sticks, at the scene where the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed shortly after takeoff.
Mulugeta Ayene/AP
March 12, 2019 - 5:32 pm
HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — Much of the world, including the entire European Union, grounded the Boeing jetliner involved in the Ethiopian Airlines crash or banned it from their airspace Tuesday, leaving the United States as one of the few remaining operators of the plane involved in two deadly...
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Workers gather at the scene of an Ethiopian Airlines flight crash near Bishoftu, or Debre Zeit, south of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Monday, March 11, 2019.
Mulugeta Ayene/AP Photo
March 12, 2019 - 8:32 am
By Elias Meseret, Associated Press ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — U.S. aviation experts on Tuesday joined the investigation into the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jetliner that killed 157 people, as a growing number of airlines grounded the new Boeing plane involved in the crash. The Federal...
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The FAA is investigating Southwest for how it measures baggage weight.
Laura Buckman/Bloomberg/Getty via CNN
February 18, 2019 - 4:08 pm
By Paul R. La Monica, CNN Business (CNN) -- The US Federal Aviation Administration is investigating how Southwest Airlines tracks the weight of checked bags on its flights. The FAA began its probe in February 2018, the FAA told CNN Business on Monday. "Since that time, the FAA has directed the...
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Workers load luggage onto an American Airlines aricraft at O'Hare International Airport on May 11, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. Today American Airlines held a ceremony to mark the opening of five new gate at the airport.
Scott Olson/Getty Images
February 04, 2019 - 11:38 am
(CBS News) — Airline mechanics say they feel pressured by management to look the other way when they see potential safety problems on airplanes, an eight-month-long CBS News investigation reveals. In some of the cases, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) agreed with those mechanics. The U.S...
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Philadelphia airport
January 25, 2019 - 10:22 am
UPDATED: 12:53 p.m. By Ray Sanchez, CNN (CNN) -- The federal government shutdown is being blamed for flight delays at major airports in New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Orlando and Atlanta, due to staffing shortages at critical air traffic control centers. Flights at LaGuardia, Newark Liberty...
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Southwest Airlines
Courtesy of Southwest Airlines
Ian Bush
May 02, 2018 - 12:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Federal Aviation Administration is ordering new inspections after the deadly disaster last month on Southwest Flight 1380. Planes with certain engines made by CFM International must undergo "initial and repetitive inspections" of the part of the fan blade that...
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Drone
Ian Bush
March 23, 2018 - 5:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) — Philadelphia is looking to take drone flight to new heights. The city is vying to be one of a handful the feds will allow to take a leadership role on drone research and development, leading eventually to this. “Package delivery is on its way," said David Yoel, CEO of...
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