Biden's choice for FAA administrator withdraws nomination after lack of Senate support
Phillip Washington, Denver International Airport CEO, withdrew his nomination to lead the Federal Aviation Administration. President Biden chose him for the job in July 2022.
Former Obama official died after pilot of Bombardier jet flipped switch, plane 'abruptly pitched up'
The National Transportation Safety Board said a former Obama-era official on a business jet was fatally injured after the aircraft "abruptly pitched up."
American Airlines to temporarily suspend route due to Boeing dreamliner delays
American Airlines is cutting flights now so because of expected delays in the delivery of Boeing 787 Dreamliners, crucial for the transatlantic route.
FAA lays out additional steps for air traffic controllers after 'too many close calls'
The Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Air Traffic Organization announced additional steps it's taking to ensure the aviation system is safe following a string of close calls.
Traveling with a pet? TSA advises the best way to get through airport security
The Transportation Security Administration last week reiterated the proper procedure for fliers going through security checkpoints with small pets.
Biden FAA nominee stalls in Senate committee as Republicans call him unqualified
The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation has indefinitely delayed the vote on President Biden's nominee to head the Federal Aviation Administration.
Southwest flight comes within 200 feet of ambulance at Baltimore airport in another scary near-miss
A Southwest Airlines plane had a close call with an ambulance vehicle that came within 200 feet of the aircraft as it was taking off at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
Travel insurance: When to purchase insurance and when you probably don't need to consider it
Travel insurance is an important component of long distance vacation planning especially for those seeking to venture outside the United States.
Delta launches pilot program to train next generation of aviators
Delta Air Lines is launching a program intended to train the next generation of pilots. This comes amid a time when the industry has been working around the clock to train pilots.
Delta flight to Atlanta diverted to Dallas over 'unruly passenger'
A Delta Air Lines flight to Atlanta made an unexpected landing in Dallas early this morning due to the behavior of an “unruly passenger,” the airline says.
Buttigieg acknowledges 'more mistakes than usual' with close calls at airports
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg acknowledged that "more mistakes than usual" are happening at airports across the country.
FAA investigates another close call, this time at Reagan National Airport, ahead of safety summit
The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating yet another close call, this time between two planes at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia.
Delta Air Lines plane goes off Syracuse airport taxiway
A Delta Air Lines plane went off a taxiway early Tuesday morning at New York's Syracuse Hancock International Airport. No one was injured in the incident.
American Airlines flight to Salt Lake City diverted after possible lightning strike: 'Very worried'
An American Airlines flight was diverted on Friday following a possible lighting strike. The plane had been flying from Phoenix to Salt Lake City and was diverted to Boise.
Biden sticks with Kennedy-era color scheme for next Air Force One after scrapping Trump's design
President Joe Biden is sticking with the classic blue-and-white color scheme for the next Air Force One fleet, which are expected to be delivered in 2027 and 2028.
US authorizes seizure of $25M plane owned by Russian oil company Rosneft: DOJ
A warrant to seize a $25 million aircraft owned by Russian oil company Rosneft has been obtained after authorities found operations of the jet violated sanctions imposed on Russia.
TSA reveals 'hundreds of prohibited items' seized by officers at airport where explosives found in suitcase
The TSA has shared images of “prohibited items” found in the luggage of passengers traveling through a Pennsylvania airport where explosives were recently discovered in a suitcase.
American Airlines reportedly prepared to increase pilot pay rates following Delta's new contract
American Airlines is preparing to offer better pay and benefits to its pilots following an industry-changing contract approved by rival Delta Air Lines at the beginning of March.
Boeing 767 freighter, KC-46 tanker face delivery snags due to fuel tank problem
Boeing says that the third party supplier made fuel tank issue affecting the KC-46 Pegasus and the 767 Freighter will not delay deliveries. Tanks require new paint.
DOJ sues to block $3.8B JetBlue-Spirit Airlines merger, saying it will mean higher fares for customers
The Justice Department acted Tuesday to block JetBlue Airway's acquisition of Spirit Airlines. Attorney General Merrick Garland said the merger would result in higher fares.