March 22, 2017
The US FAA predicted sustained and continued growth in its Aerospace Forecast Report for 2017 to 2037 as the US airline industry marked its seventh consecutive year of profitability.
March 9, 2017
The US Federal Aviation Administration has awarded certification to Boeing’s 737 MAX 8, clearing it for commercial service.
December 14, 2016
The US Federal Aviation Administration has awarded type validation for the Bombardier CS300, as it shares the same pilot type rating as the smaller CS100.
October 15, 2016
The US Department of Transportation has issued an emergency order banning Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones on all flights in the US.
October 11, 2016
The US FAA has advised airline passengers to power down all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones, including those recently replaced.
September 9, 2016
The US Federal Aviation Administration has advised passengers not to use or charge their Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on board aircraft.
August 16, 2016
The US FAA has cleared Indonesian carriers to fly to the United States as it upgraded the country's aviation safety rating.
July 18, 2016
The United States has lifted a ban on flights to and from Turkey following the failed coup, the US Federal Aviation Administration said.
June 9, 2016
The US government, airlines and unions have agreed to expand pilot support networks in the wake of the Germanwings flight last year where a co-pilot crashed the plane into the French Alps, killing all on board.
May 2, 2016
The US FAA has approved the Airbus A350 to fly further on one engine in the event of a breakdown, freeing the new aircraft to fly more direct routes over oceans and other deserted places.