Federal Aviation Administration

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Hadas Kuznits
April 29, 2020 - 12:10 pm
In a post-pandemic world, airline travel could look very different from what Americans are used to. Some flight attendants are advocating for a federal policy that would require all travelers to wear masks on flights. Read more here.
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The area for TSA screening of travelers at JFK airport's Terminal 1 is relatively empty, Friday, March 13, 2020, in New York.
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AP News
March 21, 2020 - 2:33 pm
The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted a brief suspension of flights to New York City-area airports because of coronavirus-related staffing issues at a regional air-traffic control center. Read more here.
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Los Angeles Lakers Kobe Bryant (24) hugs his daughter Gianna on the court in warm-ups before first half NBA All-Star Game basketball action in Toronto.
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AP News
January 27, 2020 - 6:55 pm
Coroner's officials worked to recover victims' remains Monday from the hillside outside Los Angeles where a helicopter carrying former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant and eight others crashed in a wreck that aviation experts said may have been caused by the pilot becoming disoriented in the fog. Read...
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Local and federal authorities are investigating the Southern California helicopter crash that claimed the lives of nine people -- including 41-year-old NBA legend Kobe Bryant.
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CNN
January 27, 2020 - 7:16 am
Local and federal authorities are investigating the Southern California helicopter crash that claimed the lives of nine people -- including 41-year-old NBA legend Kobe Bryant. Read more here.
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Two Qantas planes taxi on the runway at Sydney Airport in Sydney, Australia, in 2015.
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AP News
January 08, 2020 - 6:40 am
Commercial airlines on Wednesday rerouted flights crossing the Middle East to avoid possible danger amid escalating tensions between the United States and Iran. Read more here.
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In this photo provided by Antonio Arreguin, smoke fills the sky after a World War II-era bomber plane crashed, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019 outside Bradley International Airport north of Hartford, Conn.
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AP News
October 02, 2019 - 11:42 am
A World War II-era bomber plane crashed in a fireball as it tried to land Wednesday at New England’s second-busiest airport. At least five are dead, officials said. Read the latest here.
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Caution flags are shown on flight sensors on a Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane being built at Boeing's assembly facility in Renton, Wash.
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AP News
September 24, 2019 - 1:14 pm
Investigators say many Federal Aviation Administration inspectors who worked on pilot-training standards for the grounded Boeing 737 Max and other planes were themselves unqualified and insufficiently trained.
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AP News
September 19, 2019 - 12:29 pm
Authorities say two people were killed in a small plane crash in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains. The wreckage of a home-built plane was found in a swampy, wooded area. The plane, a two-seater called a Van's RV-8, was discovered around 9 a.m. Wednesday in Monroe County, about 90 miles north of...
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Photo taken on March 13, 2019 shows the Boeing logo at its headquarters in downtown Chicago
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March 21, 2019 - 6:34 am
By Evan Perez and Shimon Prokupecz, CNN (CNN) -- US Justice Department prosecutors have issued multiple subpoenas as part of an investigation into Boeing's Federal Aviation Administration certification and marketing of 737 Max planes, sources briefed on the matter told CNN. The criminal...
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Southwest Airlines planes are loaded at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle.
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March 17, 2019 - 2:45 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines and a union representing its mechanics say they're on the verge of ending a bitter, long-running labor dispute that has triggered hundreds of flight cancellations and raised safety concerns. The two sides say the breakthrough announced Saturday consists of a...
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