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US warns of catastrophe as Samsung Galaxy Note7 banned from flights

US warns of catastrophe as Samsung Galaxy Note7 banned from flights

The United States department of transportation has issued an emergency order banning all Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone devices from air transportation in the United States. Individuals who own or possess a Samsung Galaxy Note7 device may not transport the device on their person, in carry-on baggage, or in checked baggage on flights to, from, or within the United States from today.

FAA bans American flights from Iraqi airspace

FAA bans American flights from Iraqi airspace

11th Aug 2014 Airline News

The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a notice to airmen prohibiting airlines based in the United States from flying over Iraqi airspace. The decision comes as safety concerns about military conflict in the area continue to rise.

easyJet resumes flights to Tel Aviv

easyJet resumes flights to Tel Aviv

26th Jul 2014 Airline News

EasyJet is resuming flights to and from Tel Aviv following a ban on airlines flying to the city’s main international airport was lifted by US and European aviation regulators.

FAA temporarily suspends flights to Ben Gurion International

FAA temporarily suspends flights to Ben Gurion International

23rd Jul 2014 Airline News

The United States Federal Aviation Authority has prohibited American airlines from flying to or from Israel’s Ben Gurion International Airport until 12:15 today. The notice was issued in response to a rocket strike which landed approximately one mile from Ben Gurion International Airport on the morning of July 22nd, 2014.

FAA review team finds Boeing 787 Dreamliner design safe

FAA review team finds Boeing 787 Dreamliner design safe

22nd Mar 2014 Airline News

The United States Federal Aviation Administration has released the findings of a review team formed in January 2013 to review the design of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The joint team of FAA and Boeing technical experts found that the aircraft was soundly designed, met its intended safety level, and that the manufacturer and the FAA had effective processes in place to identify and correct issues that emerged before and after certification.

FAA considers lifting restrictions on portable electronics on planes

FAA considers lifting restrictions on portable electronics on planes

25th Jun 2013 Airline News

Anyone who has flown on a commercial airliner has heard the flight attendant tell passengers to turn off all cell phones, computers, e-readers and other devices once the cabin door is closed, and leave them off until the plane reaches 10,000 feet. The FAA has recognised this is an area of intense consumer interest, so the agency has brought all the important stakeholders together to facilitate a discussion on this issue.

Federal Aviation Administration grounds Dreamliners

Federal Aviation Administration grounds Dreamliners

17th Jan 2013 Airline News

The Federal Aviation Administration in the United States has issued an emergency airworthiness directive requiring all Boeing 787 Dreamliners to temporarily cease operations. The decision follows a similar move from Japanese carriers, with Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways yesterday grounding all Dreamliners following an onboard battery fire.

Japanese carriers ground Dreamliners after emergency landing

Japanese carriers ground Dreamliners after emergency landing

16th Jan 2013 Airline News

All Nippon Airways has grounded its fleet of 17 Boeing 787 Dreamliners after flight NH692 from Yamaguchi Ube was forced to make an emergency landing shortly after take-off. Japan Airlines has followed suit, confirming it would ground its fleet of seven 787s from 16 January until further notice.