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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

Articles About Federal Aviation Administration

A rocket is fired during a drill of drone planes assaulting targets and a firing drill of self-propelled flak rocket destroying "enemy" cruise missiles coming in attack in low altitude, conducted by the air force and air defence artillery units
Drone Makers Hate the Name “Drone” And Looking To Change It

By IBTimes AU

Beyond the name, the functionally of drones makes it superb in various applications. (Oct 10)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, EUROPEAN UNION, AUSTRALIA, U.S. NAVY, CONGRESS

Participants Of An Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) Tour
UFO Sighting Colorado: Police Investigate Reports Of Shiny UFO's Floating, Making Patterns In The Sky For Fifteen Minutes

By IBTimes AU

Several UFO sighting reports were made in Breckenridge. The shiny objects were seen forming varied patterns. (Oct 07)

A Member Of The Jamaica Defence Force Stands On Their Vessel Next To A US Coast Guard Cutter During The Search For The Plane Belonging To Real Estate Executive Larry Glazer Offshore Of Port Antonio
Crashed Unresponsive US Plane Liken To MH370

By IBTimes AU

Scenarios surrounding the crashed unresponsive U.S. plane were similar to the missing MH370. (Sep 08)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA, FLORIDA, NEW YORK, COAST GUARD, CUBA

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

A Camera Drone Flown By Brian Wilson Flies Near The Scene Where Two Buildings Were Destroyed In An Explosion, In The East Harlem Section In New York City
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