Federal Aviation Administration

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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Mountains in autumn
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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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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.
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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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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.
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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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In this Sept. 8, 2008 file photo, planes are parked at terminals at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, N.J.
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January 23, 2019 - 7:04 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Flight arrivals at Newark Airport were briefly suspended Tuesday evening after a drone was spotted over another nearby airport, officials said, in the latest incident of the unmanned aircraft affecting commercial air travel. At about 5 p.m., the Federal Aviation Administration...
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