Boeing and the United States Federal Aviation Administration have grounded the worldwide fleet of 737 MAX aircraft as concern grows about its airworthiness.
Pressure is mounting on the FAA to act after the crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8 operated by Ethiopian Airlines over the weekend
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.
The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted the restrictions on flight arrivals from Turkey. Following political unrest in the country on Friday, the FAA had barred all airline carriers, regardless of country of registry, from flying into the United States from Turkey, either directly or via a third country.
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 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.
The FAA has lifted its restrictions on United States airline flights into and out of Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport. The aviation body cancelled a standing Notice to Airmen earlier today.
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.
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.
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.