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Federal Aviation Administration

 

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is an agency of the United States Department of Transportation with authority to regulate and oversee all aspects of civil aviation in the U.S. (National Airworthiness Authority). 

 

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Articles About Federal Aviation Administration

Malaysian Flight MH370
Malaysia Flight MH370: What Happens When a Plane Climbs Above 45,000 Feet?

By IBTimes IN

The Malaysia Airlines flight MH370's disappearance, coupled with the news that aircraft climbed above 45,000 feet and rapidly dropped to about 23,000 feet, has aroused several queries as to whether the passengers can survive at such high altitude. (Mar 29)

Handout of Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber showing a tattoo on his back while in police custody in Miami Beach, Florida
Justin Bieber Asks for ‘Forgiveness’, Gets Tattoo 40,000 Feet Closer to Heaven

By IBTimes AU

Bieber got a tattoo high up in the air, as high as 40,000 feet. (Mar 24)

MORE TOPICS: NEW YORK, JUSTIN BIEBER

Odd Turbulence Occurs in High-Capacity Australian Aircrafts

By IBTimes AU

ATSB observed an unprecedented increase in turbulence affecting high-capacity Australian aircrafts (Mar 20)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA

'Flight MH370 Found' has become one of the hottest searches in Google.
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: New Revelations That Could Determine the Fate of the Missing Jetliner

By IBTimes AU

A week after the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has gone missing, new revelations by the Prime Minister Najib Razak of Malaysia have been exposed to the public during a press conference on March 15, providing a much clearer sequence of events about the fate of the missing jetliner. (Mar 17)

A Chinese University has linked an earthquake to the possible catastrophic plunge of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 into waters between Malaysia and Vietnam.
Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: How Long Can Passengers Survive in Water?

By IBTimes IN

Though the primary concern over a plane crash in the open sea is surviving the crash itself, over 95 percent of the passengers involved in a crash can survive, according to National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). (Mar 14)

MORE TOPICS: THAILAND

A friend of a passenger onboard the missing flight MH370 cries at the lobby of a hotel in Beijing
Missing MH370 Crashed in Indian Ocean, Pentagon Official Claimed

By IBTimes AU

Missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 might have crashed into the Indian Ocean, according to a Pentagon official. (Mar 14)

MORE TOPICS: MANAGEMENT

Passengers Queue Up at the Malaysia Airlines Ticketing Booth at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang
Missing Malaysian Jet May Have Disintegrated in Mid-air, Says Source

By Reuters

Officials investigating the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner (MASM.KL) with 239 people on board suspect it may have disintegrated in mid-flight. (Mar 10)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, THAILAND, FBI

A Jet Airways passenger plane (Reuters)
Jet Does not See Big Revenue Fall Due to U.S. Downgrade

By Reuters

Jet Airways (JET.NS), the country's No.2 carrier by domestic market share, said on Monday it did not expect a big fall in revenue due to a recent rating downgrade of India's aviation safety by the United States. (Feb 11)

MORE TOPICS: INDIA, UNITED AIRLINES

A Jet Airways passenger plane (Reuters)
U.S. FAA Downgrades India Aviation Rating; Air India, Jet Hit

By Reuters

U.S. authorities have downgraded India's aviation safety rating, citing a lack of safety oversight, meaning Indian carriers cannot increase flights to the United States and face extra checks for existing ones. (Feb 01)

MORE TOPICS: EUROPEAN UNION, INDIA

UFO (Representational Image)
UFO Sightings: Multiple Objects Spotted Flying over California on New Year's Eve

By IBTimes IN

Several Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs) have been spotted flying over the skies of California on the New Year's Eve. (Jan 03)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA, HOLLYWOOD