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Travel Industry Wire
Strong FAA Travel Forecast Is Good News - If Infrastructure Can Handle It
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the Federal Aviation Administration's Thursday forecast of continued steady growth in air travel: U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the Federal Aviation Administration's Thursday forecast of continued steady ... (more)
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
The Telluride Watch
Effects of Pilot Shortage Hits Nation's Regional Airports
A pilot shortage plaguing small regional airlines across the U.S. is now taking its toll in Western Colorado.
US ponders drug testing in foreign aircraft shops
Aviation regulators say they're considering rules that would require alcohol and drug testing for people who work on U.S. airline planes in foreign maintenance and repair shops.
Nevada officials: Arizona aerospace companies can benefit from drone base
Nevada beat Arizona and other Western states for a federal drone research and testing center earlier this year by the Federal Aviation Administration .
Thu Mar 13, 2014
U.S. aerospace, aviation industries see threats in aging workforce
U.S. aerospace and aviation industry leaders warned lawmakers on Thursday that a coming wave of retirements in an aging workforce could hurt both sectors and create safety issues unless the government helps more young people qualify for those jobs.
UPS pilots urge more rest for cargo crews
As federal officials continue investigating last year's fatal UPS crash in Alabama, the carrier's pilots are pressing to be covered by the same rules that require passenger airline crews to get more rest.
Plane Headed To FLL From Philadelphia Aborts Take-off
Passengers on US Airways flight 1702, departing from Philadelphia, had to exit the airplane via chutes around 6:38 PM Thursday, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
2014 National GA Award Winners Announced
March 13, 2014 - The General Aviation Awards program and the Federal Aviation Administration announced the four recipients of the 2014 National General Aviation Awards on March 12, recognizing top aviation professionals in the nation for their contributions to general aviation.
Judge overrules FAA ban on florist's deliveries by drone
A federal judge has ruled the Federal Aviation Administration has no jurisdiction over small drone aircraft, allowing a Walled Lake flower delivery company to continue testing its flower delivery by using drones.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Lower Township Gazette
House subcommittee hears testimony on FAA center's readiness for NextGen
Aviation officials and representatives from the private industry gave testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Aviation during a field hearing on Tuesday, March 11 at the Federal Aviation Administration's William J. Hughes Technical Center.
How Long Can You Survive in the Sea?
The search continues for the 239 passengers and crew of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared somewhere off the coast of Southeast Asia on Saturday .
The Federal Aviation Administration Appeals Most Recent Drone Ruling
The Federal Aviation Administration has appealed this month's ruling by an administrative law judge striking down a fine against paid photographer who had strapped cameras to a model airplane and photographed the University of Virginia.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Ultralight aircraft crash kills 2 people on Kauai
Two people died Tuesday after a motorized, seated hang glider crashed in a valley below Kokee on Kauai, county and federal authorities said.
The search continues for the missing plane.
New York: It emerged yesterday that the Federal Aviation Administration in Washington drew up an airworthiness directive relating to Boeing 777s in November.
FAA Proposes $90,000 Fine Against Red Eagle Aviation
The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a civil penalty of $90,000 against Red Eagle Aviation after the Kalispell company allegedly failed to properly operate a helicopter at the Kalispell City Airport.
Concord airport tower could face chopping block again
After sparing its tower from sequester cuts, the Concord airport is now fighting to save it again.
Foster's Daily Democrat
Frozen NH lake runway closed after 2nd accident
A runway on frozen Lake Winnipesaukee for small planes has been closed for now after the second plane in two days skidded while landing and crashed into a snowbank.
The Wild West of UASs in the United States
Last week just as many in the United States were getting used to commercial use of unmanned aerial systems in spite of a Federal Aviation Administration ban, a judge decided that the FAA does not in fact have such laws on the books.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Flowers by drone? Commerce Township company to resume testing delivery method
The local flower delivery company that tried delivering flowers using a drone until the Federal Aviation Administration made it stop is planning to resume such deliveries in a few weeks, thanks to a federal judge's ruling that commercial drones are legal.
Drone Beer Delivery Upgraded To Maybe
The Federal Aviation Administration's only fine against a commercial drone user was dismissed this week, a move that undermines the agency's ability to keep civilian drones from the sky March 07--The Federal Aviation Administration's only fine against a commercial drone user was dismissed this week, a move that undermines the agency's ability to ... (more)