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EASA and FAA certify long-range capability for the Airbus A321neo

Up to three Additional Centre Tanks (ACTs) are now certified on the A321neo, including for ETOPS operation; Paving the way for the A321neo...

Boeing KC-46 tanker programme completes FAA certification

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted Boeing’s KC-46 tanker programme a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC), verifying that its refuelling and mission avionics...

Following Southwest accident, FAA orders inspections on certain CFM56-7B engines used in Boeing 737 aircraft within 20 days

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an Emergency Airworthiness Directive (EAD) that requires operators to inspect fan blades on certain CFM56-7B engines within 20...

Boeing 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter receives FAA & EASA certification

Boeing has announced that its B737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF) has received the certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation...

FAA extends security notice for flights over Egypt Sinai Peninsula

The United States FAA extended a security warning for the Egypt Sinai Peninsula by another year due to continuing concern for flight safety. The initial...

Boeing’s 787-10 Dreamliner cleared for commercial service by Federal Aviation Administration

US regulator awards amended type certificate to newest member of super-efficient aeroplane family Deliveries scheduled to start in first half of 2018 EVERETT, Wash., Jan. 22,...

US government shutdown grounds aviation safety inspectors

Professional Aviation Safety Specialists, AFL-CIO (PASS), National President Mike Perrone released the following statement regarding the government shutdown's impact on aviation safety. "Since President Trump has failed...

Boeing KC-46 tanker programme receives FAA certification for its 767-2C aircraft

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted Boeing’s KC-46 tanker program an Amended Type Certificate (ATC) for its core 767-2C aircraft configuration, verifying...

Airbus A350-1000 receives EASA and FAA Type Certification

Aircraft on target to first customer delivery by year-end Following an intensive flight test campaign performed in less than...

Commercial airline service resumes in San Juan, Puerto Rico, after hurricane Maria

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) hurricane recovery efforts are now supporting more than a dozen commercial passenger flights per day at Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in San...

Bombardier CS300 Jetliner awarded type validation by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that its CS300 airliner has been awarded its Type Validation by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This most...

US Department of Transportation bans all Samsung Galaxy Note7 phones from airplanes

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), today announced it...

Boeing agrees to pay $12 million and enhance its compliance systems to settle enforcement cases

December 22, 2015 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration today announced a comprehensive settlement agreement with Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) that...