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Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the United States is a national authority with powers to regulate all aspects of civil aviation. These include the construction and operation of airports, air traffic management, the certification of personnel and aircraft, and the protection of U.S. assets during the launch or re-entry of commercial space vehicles.

Copa Airlines and U.S. carriers resume Boeing 737 MAX 9 operations after FAA authorisation

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Copa Airlines has received authorisation for its 21 grounded Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft to undergo required inspections following the FAA's Airworthiness Directive. Copa...

FAA halts Boeing MAX 737 production expansion, implements rigorous inspection process for return to service

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The January 5 Boeing 737-9 MAX incident must never happen again. Accordingly, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is announcing additional actions to ensure every...

Update on grounding of Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft: FAA is investigating Boeing’s manufacturing practices

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After taking decisive action to ground 171 Boeing 737-9 MAX airplanes, the FAA is now investigating Boeing’s manufacturing practices and production lines, including those...

FAA warns Boeing after Alaska Airlines incident: “This should have never happened and it cannot happen again.”

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has formally notified Boeing of an investigation into the Boeing 737-9 MAX. The investigation aims to determine whether Boeing...

EASA adopts FAA Emergency Airworthiness Directive on Boeing 737-9 – no EU operators seen affected

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The European Union Aviation Safety Agency has adopted an Emergency Airworthiness Directive (EAD) issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for a specific configuration...

Impact on Copa Airlines flights following Boeing and FAA recommendation

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Copa Airlines informs that, following the Airworthiness Directive issued by the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), it has temporarily suspended the operations of...

Many reactions after loss of a window and fuselage panel on an Alaska Boeing 737 MAX 9: Boeing to cooperate, FAA orders grounding, intervention of lawyers,…

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After the incident in which an Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 9 lost an emergency exit door shortly after takeoff, there were several reactions...

FAA is closely monitoring inspections of Boeing 737 MAX model

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In response to recent findings, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is intensively monitoring targeted inspections of Boeing 737 MAX airplanes, specifically focusing on the...

FAA requires secondary flight deck barrier for new aeroplanes

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will require a secondary barrier on the flight deck of new commercial aeroplanes to ensure the safety of aircraft,...

FAA refers more unruly passenger cases to FBI in 2023

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The Federal Aviation Administration has referred more unruly passenger cases to the Federal Bureau of Investigation for criminal prosecution review in the first quarter...

Boeing again suspends delivery of the 787 Dreamliner to examine a fuselage element

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Since its arrival on the market at the beginning of the decade, this aircraft has accumulated a number of setbacksBoeing has again suspended the...

Britten-Norman Islander BN2T-4S type approved by the FAA

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UK aircraft manufacturer Britten-Norman has gained United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) type certification for the Rolls Royce model 250 powered BN2T-4S Islander turboprop...

Embraer’s Medevac jet Phenom 300MED receives FAA and EASA certification

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The Phenom 300MED has received the Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Union Aviation Safety Agency...

BREAKING: All flights across US grounded due to a Federal Aviation Administration computer system glitch

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According to several US media, all flights across the US have been grounded due to a computer system glitch at the Federal Aviation Administration...

EU and US regulators EASA and FAA join forces to present new roadmap for air-ground connectivity

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The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have launched a joint cooperation initiative to rethink aviation connectivity, publishing...

U.S. Biden-Harris Administration extends rest periods for flight attendants to 10 consecutive hours

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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a final rule requiring that flight attendants receive longer periods of rest between shifts....

Boeing gets green light from FAA to resume 787 deliveries

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The Federal Civil Aviation Administration (FAA) has cleared Boeing to resume deliveries of its long-haul 787 Dreamliner, after a total suspension since May 2021...

The guy who staged his own engine failure sees his private pilot certificate revoked by the FAA

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vbYszLNZxhMThe Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has revoked the private pilot certificate of Trevor Jacob, the YouTuber who - back in November 2021 - filmed...

FAA will make Zero Tolerance policy against unruly passengers permanent

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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will make its Zero Tolerance policy against unruly passengers permanent. The behavior of few passengers...

FAA issues approvals on landing at US airports where 5G is deployed – Foreign airlines restart flights

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The FAA issued new approvals Wednesday that allow an estimated 62 percent of the U.S. commercial fleet to perform low-visibility landings at airports where...

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