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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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UK recommends Dreamliner transmitters be disabled

Jul 19, 2013 - Financial Times

Chicago gets airport plan off the ground

Jan 19, 2013 - Financial Times

Grounding threatens Boeing’s 787 dream

Jan 18, 2013 - Financial Times

ANA grounds entire Dreamliner fleet

Jan 16, 2013 - Financial Times

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An airplane of German air carrier Lufthansa lands at the airline's main hub, the Fraport airport in Frankfurt, March 14 2013. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
Flying Over Warzones: FAA Issues New Restrictions, Airlines Divided Over Iraqi Airspace

By IBTimes AU

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has issued new restrictions to American airlines, instructing them to fly over Iraqi airspace at altitudes higher than 30,000 feet, even as other global airlines such as British Airways maintained flying over the wartorn Middle East country remains safe. (Aug 04)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, AMERICAN AIRLINES, UKRAINE

9 Tips For Surviving a Plane Crash

By IBTimes AU

reports of tragic aeroplane disasters have been all over the news lately, from the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine to the crash of Air Algerie flight 5017 in northern Mali. (Jul 28)

MORE TOPICS: DISASTERS, UKRAINE, MALI

A plane prepares to land
Air Algerie AH5017 an Act of Terrorism, Timeline of Events Suggest

By IBTimes AU

The crashed Air Algerie flight AH5017 could be an act of terrorism, timeline of events suggest (Jul 26)

MORE TOPICS: AL-QAEDA, STORM, MALI

A woman carries a baby with shirt that reads, "Israel don't kill me", during a demonstration supporting Palestine, in Berlin
Air Canada Suspends Flights to Israel Again, John Kerry ‘Hints’ Ceasefire Possibilities

By IBTimes AU

Air Canada suspended flights to Tel Aviv due to the on-going violence in the Middle-Eastern region. Earlier major American airlines like US Airlines and Delta Air Lines cancelled scheduled flights for the same reason. (Jul 24)

MORE TOPICS: ISRAEL, AMERICAN AIRLINES

Passengers and airline staff stand near a check-in desk of an airline that cancelled its flight out of Tel Aviv at Ben Gurion International airport July 22, 2014. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) banned U.S. carriers from flying to or from Ben Gu
U.S. Flights to Israel Now Lifted, Flights To and From Tel Aviv Resume – FAA

By IBTimes AU

The U.S.' Federal Aviation Administration has lifted a ban that barred U.S. airlines from traveling to and from Ben Gurion International Airport. The new directive took effect as of 11:45 p.m. on Wednesday. (Jul 24)

MORE TOPICS: ISRAEL, NEW YORK, AMERICAN AIRLINES, UNITED AIRLINES, MICHAEL BLOOMBERG

A United Airlines electronic departure board is pictured inside the terminal at Newark International Airport in New Jersey
Major European & U.S. Airlines Cancel Flights to Israel after Rocket Attack on Tel Aviv Airport

By IBTimes AU

Major U.S. airlines suspended their flights to Israel on Tuesday, July 22 after a rocket attack on the Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv. (Jul 23)

MORE TOPICS: ISRAEL, WHITE HOUSE, NEW YORK, UNITED AIRLINES, UKRAINE

Drone
FAA Shots Down Drone Use for Real Estate Industry

By IBTimes AU

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is keeping the real estate industry on the ground, literally. The FAA filed for an appeal after a U.S. judge early this year, 2014, struck down its ban on commercial use of drones. (Jul 08)

MORE TOPICS: NEW YORK, CONGRESS

An aerpplane takes off
2 Airplanes Nearly Collide Midair Over Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport

By IBTimes AU

Had it not for the quick attention and decision of air traffic controllers at Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport, a midair collision of two commercial airplanes could have happened on Thursday, potentially claiming dozens of lives. (Jul 07)

MORE TOPICS: UNITED AIRLINES

Hot air balloon
'Space Tourism, Now a Luxury' [Watch Video]

By IBTimes AU

A Tucson-based start-up is planning to use a helium balloon to take passengers on a luxury space tour. (Jul 04)

MORE TOPICS: NASA, ARIZONA

Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah
MH370 Update: Was The Plane's Disappearance A Rare Case Of Pilot Suicide?

By IBTimes

Of the 239 people who went missing on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, two people were the most likely to have known what was happening to the plane. But authorities have yet to figure out what the men in the cockpit, Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah and Firs... (Jun 18)

MORE TOPICS: MANAGEMENT, MOZAMBIQUE