Federal Aviation Administration

American Says It Flew Wrong Plane To HawaiiFederal safety officials are looking into a flight that American Airlines operated to Hawaii using a plane that lacked all the emergency equipment required for long over-water trips.
FAA Proposes $325,000 Civil Penalty Against Southwest AirlinesAn inspector discovered Southwest improperly recorded a temporary repair to the aluminum skin of a plane's rear cargo door as a permanent repair.
Fort Worth Man Killed After Plane Crashes In OklahomaA North Texas husband and wife were on-board a plane bound for Fort Worth Spinks Airport when it crashed in Oklahoma Sunday afternoon.
Friends Killed In Hunt County Plane Crash RememberedLoved ones are remembering two men killed in a plane crash in Hunt County. The single-engine Piper PA-24 crashed shortly after takeoff from a private airstrip near Quinlan.
FAA Investigating After 2 Southwest Planes Clip WingsThe planes hit while one was departing from a loading gate at Bob Hope Airport on Saturday. Passengers on both planes were moved back into the terminal after the incident.
Testing Of Drones In South Texas Expanded To Border, ForestsA South Texas university's drone research has been expanded to include air traffic, border oversight and fire prevention.
FAA Investigating Lasers That Struck Dallas PlanesThe Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has a warning for Dallas pranksters: Think before you point. Authorities are investigating laser pointers that hit two planes about 12 miles south of Dallas Love Field.
Congress Likely To Make Key Decisions On DronesThe Obama administration is on the verge of proposing long-awaited rules for commercial drone operations in U.S. skies, but key decisions on how much access to grant drones are likely to come from Congress.
Dallas-Bound Passenger Heard "Popping" Before Emergency Landing A Dallas-bound American Airlines flight that departed from San Francisco turned around and made an emergency landing Monday, after some of the cabin's wall panels cracked loose.
FAA Proposes $12M Fine For Southwest AirlinesDallas-based Southwest Airlines is facing a $12 million civil fine for failing to comply in three separate cases with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners.
Cruz Suggests Flight Ban Is Boycott Of IsraelRepublican Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday questioned whether President Barack Obama used a federal agency to impose an economic boycott on Israel after the Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. airline flights to Tel Aviv.
FAA Continues Ban On US Flights To Tel AvivThe Federal Aviation Administration says it will continue its ban on U.S. airline flights to Tel Aviv while assessing the danger of rocket attacks.