Articles about US Federal Aviation Administration

Starship explosion prompts FAA to investigate SpaceX for license violations

30 Jan 2021

Technology
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.

Modify A320neo engines or ground planes: DGCA to IndiGo

26 Nov 2019

India
Modify A320neo engines or ground planes: DGCA to IndiGo

Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Monday instructed budget carrier Indigo to replace its old A320neo aircraft, sporting unmodified Pratt and Whitney (P&W) engines, with new A320neo planes.

Newark-Mumbai flights suspended by United Airlines: Here's why

21 Jun 2019

World
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.

Panel to review approval of Boeing 737 Max flight controls

20 Apr 2019

World
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).

Citing Ethiopian airline-crash, China orders suspension of Boeing 737 operations

11 Mar 2019

World
Citing Ethiopian airline-crash, China orders suspension of Boeing 737 operations

China today ordered domestic airlines to suspend the commercial operation of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, citing the Ethiopian Airlines crash and another deadly accident of that same model in Indonesia.

Laptops pose fire-hazard in checked baggage; should be banned: Report

24 Oct 2017

World
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).

Japan to finalize plans on drone-based delivery and self-driving trucks

10 Jun 2017

Technology
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.