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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

11 August 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

26 July 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

23 July 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

22 March 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.