Articles tagged “faa”

Airlines

Former Boeing Official Pleads Not Guilty to Deceiving the FAA About 737 Max

Boeing already paid more than $2.5 billion to put the 737 Max fiasco behind it. If the case against the former Boeing chief technical pilot goes to trial, then assuredly new information about Boeing's dealings with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration will emerge.

Former Boeing Official Pleads Not Guilty to Deceiving the FAA About 737 Max

Airlines

FAA Gives Airlines a Week to Come Up With Steps to Address Unruly Passengers

As the unruly passenger crisis continues rolling out of control, a united front may be the only way to avert a tragedy. Will airlines answer the call?

FAA Gives Airlines a Week to Come Up With Steps to Address Unruly Passengers

Airlines

U.S. Doubles Fines for Maskless Travelers on Airplanes

Twice the financial pain is a good idea but banning non-vaccinated travelers, at least during the current surge in the U.S., is an even better one.

U.S. Doubles Fines for Maskless Travelers on Airplanes

Airlines

How Unruly Do Airline Passengers Have to Be Before the Government Decides to Prosecute?

The rise of unruly passengers is getting out of hand. If the airline industry and government want to nip it in the bud, more aggressive prosecution is needed. Period.

How Unruly Do Airline Passengers Have to Be Before the Government Decides to Prosecute?

Airlines

Non-Hub U.S. Airports Get $766 Million From FAA to be Safer and Greener

Uncle Sam is giving to airports improvement grants an upgraded freebie, without matching requirements. Are airports going green because it's beneficial for the environment or beneficial to them?

Non-Hub U.S. Airports Get $766 Million From FAA to be Safer and Greener

Airlines

Alaska Airlines Taps New Flight Planning Software to Avoid Costly Delays

Until now, artificial intelligence has mostly been hype. But AI is starting to save travel companies real money by making smarter predictions about events that impact operations.

Alaska Airlines Taps New Flight Planning Software to Avoid Costly Delays

Airlines

Fines Issued to Unruly Flyers Now Top $1 Million But Has Anybody Paid Up?

Fines for unruly passengers are rising, but without prosecutorial authority, the Federal Aviation Administration's hands are tied. If disruptive and dangerous behavior is going to come to an end, the FAA must be given the means to make unruly passenger behavior the crime that it is. It's time for Congress to step up to the plate.

Fines Issued to Unruly Flyers Now Top $1 Million But Has Anybody Paid Up?

Airlines

Airlines Reroute Flights Over Afghanistan as Kabul Airport Evacuations Continue

Missile attacks on commercial planes in recent years will be front of mind for many airlines. No risks will be taken in light of the escalation of militant activity across the country.

Airlines Reroute Flights Over Afghanistan as Kabul Airport Evacuations Continue

Airlines

1 in 5 Flight Attendants Have Had Physical Altercations With Unruly Passengers so Far This Year

Flight attendants feeling the brunt of unruly passengers are not feeling protected. If airlines don't want to lose these valuable workers, lose revenue and potentially set travel's recovery back with canceled flights, more must be done by the government to ensure their safety.

1 in 5 Flight Attendants Have Had Physical Altercations With Unruly Passengers so Far This Year

Coronavirus

United’s CEO Wants Curbs at Newark Airport to Help Manage Congestion

With a promising summer ahead, Scott Kirby understandably doesn't want his planes hanging around during runway repairs.

United’s CEO Wants Curbs at Newark Airport to Help Manage Congestion