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2 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

Flight Plans Over Conflict Zones

It's been a busy week in the world of aviation - MH17 shot down in Ukraine and the Federal Aviation Administration banning US-airlines from flying to Tel Aviv for 24 hours.

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6 hrs ago | The City Wire

Lack of movement' by military hampers Fort Smith airport fire service

The transition from fire protection provided by what is now known as the 188th Wing to an airport-run fire department has hit some speed bumps, the Fort Smith Airport Commission were told during its monthly meeting Tuesday .

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Related Topix: Fort Smith, AR, Fire, US Military, US Air Force, Fort Smith Regional Airport, US National Guard, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

Tue Jul 22, 2014

West Australian

Airlines cancel Israel flights over Gaza rocket threat

Major US, European and Canadian airlines canceled flights to and from Israel, after a rocket fired from Gaza struck near its main international airport in Tel Aviv.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, Boeing 747

The Baltimore Sun

Netanyahu asks Kerry to help resume US flights to Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday to help restore U.S. commercial flights to Israel that had been canceled over the Gaza fighting, an Israeli official said.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

CBS Local

Federal Aviation Administration's 24-Hour Flight Ban To Tel Aviv, Includes SFO

The Federal Aviation Administration has banned U.S. air carriers from flying into Tel Aviv's airport due to the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, Israel, World News, Middle East, Travel, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel

WATE-TV Knoxville

Italy arrests smugglers accused of killing dozens

The Federal Aviation Administration is telling U.S. airlines they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel after a Hamas rocket exploded nearby.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Explosion, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

WKTV

FAA tells U.S. airlines not to fly to Tel Aviv

The Federal Aviation Administration is telling U.S. airlines they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel after a Hamas rocket exploded nearby.

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The Baltimore Sun

U.S. FAA has not given notice about flights over Gaza: White House

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has not issued any notices regarding flights over the Gaza region in the Middle East despite the current conflict, the White House said on Tuesday.

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Insurance Journal West

Airlines Shocked by Jet Attack; Ask Why No-Fly Zones Are So Rare

A universal no-fly area declared in eastern Ukraine after the downing of Malaysian Air Flight 17 is a rare restriction currently shared only with North Korea, prompting airlines including Deutsche Lufthansa AG to question whether rules for flights over war zones need tightening.

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KITV-TV

Aerial Banners North pilot arrested

The pilot working for Aerial Banners North was arrested at Dillingham Airfield Monday afternoon after the company's plane flew an aerial banner over Waikiki, according to attorney Michael McAllister.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Spectrum

Teenage brothers killed in Virgin River Gorge plane crash

Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board investigators have begun investigating a plane crash that took place Sunday near the Virgin River Gorge.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

Covington Reporter

DNR to use unmanned aerial vehicle to monitor wildfires

As unusually hot and dry weather increases wildfire danger across the state, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources has received authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration to use an unmanned aerial vehicle in monitoring wildfires that pose an urgent threat, the DNR announced today.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

WWLP

Caught on Camera: Fiery Crash

CLINTON, Mass. The Federal Aviation Administration was on the scene in Clinton, Massachusetts Sunday, looking into why a hot air balloon made a crash landing.

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Related Topix: Clinton, MA, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Business Journal

Getting to Telluride just got more difficult

The airline said Federal Aviation Administration regulations that took effect last year have mean a shortage of pilots and crew members available to fly.

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Sys-Con Media

FLYHT Receives Re-Issued Hawker Beechcraft STC from the Federal Aviation Administration

The STC has been re-issued to add the Automated Flight Information Reporting System 228 to this existing STC.

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Hawker Beechcraft Aircraft, US News, Hawker Beechcraft 800, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

Seattle Times

6 die in 2 plane crashes in northern Arizona

The Federal Aviation Administration said hikers in the Bear Mountain area reported the crash and a possible fire around 3 p.m. PDT Sunday.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, Air Accidents, Sundance Film Festival

Sun Jul 20, 2014

ABC News

4 Killed in Arizona Plane Crash That Sparks Fire

The Federal Aviation Administration says hikers in the Bear Mountain area reported the crash and possible fire around 3 p.m. Sunday.

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Lowell Sun

Five injured in Clinton hot-air balloon crash

Five people were injured Saturday night when a hot-air balloon crashed into power lines and caught fire in Clinton.

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Related Topix: Clinton, MA, Explosion, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

WHAS11

Hot air balloon crashes into power lines, 5 hurt

The Federal Aviation Administration tells Boston's WBZ-TV that the balloon was attempting to land in the residential area in Clinton, Massachusetts when it hit the power lines around 7:40 p.m. Saturday.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Age

Qantas' Ukraine flight path queried

Qantas Airways had not flown over the eastern Ukraine since it shifted its European hub to Dubai last year but it continued to fly over Crimea and the southern Ukraine until April, airline sources said.

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