April 20, 2018
The US Federal Aviation Administration and European Aviation Safety Agency have issued emergency airworthiness directives requiring operators to inspect fan blades on older CFM56-7B engines within 20 days.
April 18, 2018
The US Federal Aviation Administration said it will issue an airworthiness directive within the next two weeks requiring inspections of CFM56 engines of the type involved in the Southwest Airlines flight WN1380 explosion on Wednesday.
July 11, 2017
The US FAA is investigating an incident at San Francisco airport last week where an Air Canada aircraft appeared to attempt a landing on a taxiway.
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.