Articles about FAA
15 Jul 2021
Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin secures FAA license for manned missions
Although Richard Branson beat Blue Origin to space with the Unity 22 mission, just days before Jeff Bezos's maiden voyage to space, his company Blue Origin has been authorized by the US's Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to carry humans on the New Shepard launch system into space.
22 Feb 2021
FAA orders United Airlines to inspect Boeing 777s after emergency
Federal aviation regulators have ordered United Airlines to step up inspections of all Boeing 777s equipped with the type of engine that suffered a catastrophic failure over Denver on Saturday.
30 Jan 2021
Starship explosion prompts FAA to investigate SpaceX for license violations
Elon Musk's Mars mission has hit a regulatory hurdle. The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has launched a probe into the failed December landing of the Starship prototype.
03 Jan 2020
Citing threats, United States asks airlines to avoid Pakistani airspace
The United States has asked all its airlines and pilots to be careful while using Pakistani airspace due to "extremist or militant activity".
04 Dec 2019
MEA spent Rs. 10 lakh on Modi's book launch: RTI
The Ministry of External Affairs has been chided for delaying the response to an RTI seeking information about the 2018 launch of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's book 'Exam Warriors'.
21 Jun 2019
Newark-Mumbai flights suspended by United Airlines: Here's why
United Airlines has decided to suspend its flights between New Jersey's Newark airport and Mumbai, which fly through Iranian airspace, over safety concerns.
20 Apr 2019
Panel to review approval of Boeing 737 Max flight controls
A global team of experts will begin reviewing next week how the Boeing 737 Max's flight control system was approved by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
15 Mar 2019
Boeing suspends 737 MAX deliveries as France probes black boxes
US aerospace giant Boeing said it was suspending deliveries of its top-selling 737 MAX as French investigators took delivery of the black boxes from the Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed all 157 passengers and crew.
13 Mar 2019
'No basis' to ground Boeing 737 MAX, says US regulator
The US aviation regulator said yesterday that there is "no basis" for grounding Boeing's 737 MAX aircraft, one of which was involved in a crash in Ethiopia that killed 157 people on Sunday.
12 Mar 2019
US to take 'immediate' action on Boeing-jet if needed: Official
US federal aviation authorities yesterday said that they will order Boeing to modify its 737 MAX 8 aircraft, including anti-stalling software and maneuvering system updates, after two of the planes crashed in five months.
08 Nov 2018
DGCA directs Jet, SpiceJet to address issues with Boeing-737 MAX
Following the Lion Air crash, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has asked SpiceJet and Jet Airways to address possible issues with their Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.
24 Oct 2017
Laptops pose fire-hazard in checked baggage; should be banned: Report
Global airlines are likely to ban laptops, tablets, and other personal electronic devices in checked baggage following a proposal by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
06 Aug 2017
Air India flight stopped in US over missing seat-belt tags
In yet another embarrassment for Air India, one of its flights which was scheduled to take-off from Chicago for India was stopped over missing seat belt tag numbers.
10 Jun 2017
Japan to finalize plans on drone-based delivery and self-driving trucks
Japan is poised to finalize its strategy on self-driving trucks and drones as it looks to add a futuristic touch to its commercial sector.
21 Nov 2016
Note 7 recall did not affect Samsung brand
A recently released Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll stated that the recall of Samsung's Note 7 phone did little to dent the company's brand image.
17 Nov 2016
Now a Samsung S7 phone explodes in Canada
According to reports, a man in Canada, Amarjit Mann felt his pocket warm up while driving.
01 Nov 2016
Samsung looks for 'fresh start' after Note7 saga
In a statement, Samsung's co-chief executive officer Kwon Oh-hyun, said the company sought to make a fresh start after the Note7 fiasco.
19 Oct 2016
Now, Note 7 exchange counters at US airports
In an attempt to expedite the recall of its defective Note 7 phones, Samsung has now set up Note 7 exchange counters at busy airports in the US.
11 Oct 2016
Samsung asks users to switch-off Note 7
Samsung Electronics has asked users of the Note 7 to switch-off their devices amid growing concerns of the fire hazard that the device poses.
10 Oct 2016
Samsung reportedly halts production for Note 7
In the midst of its phone-crisis, reports suggest Samsung has temporarily halted production of Galaxy Note7 models.
19 Sep 2016
Samsung disinvests to deal with 'Recall Burn'
In what is being recognized as the smartphone industry's largest recall ever, Samsung Electronics Co. is disinvesting its stakes in other companies to raise money.
12 Sep 2016
Your weekly wrap
This week the world got a new 'Richest Man', in the form of an obscure Spanish businessman.
09 Sep 2016
US FAA issues warning against Note 7
Taking note of the risks posed by charging Samsung Galaxy Note 7s, the US Federal Aviation Authority has issued warnings against charging the phones aboard flights.
05 Sep 2016
Samsung Note 7 recall to cost estimated $1 billion
Experts have assessed that Samsung would incur a cost of approximately $1 billion to recall and replace all the Samsung Note 7s it has distributed.
03 Sep 2016
Samsung summons back Note 7s over battery issue
Samsung Electronics has recalled its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone over a faulty battery issue after several complaints.