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FAA Proposes $12M Fine For Southwest Airlines

Dallas-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.

07/28/2014

NEW ORLEANS, LA - MAY 31: U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Leaders of the Republican Party spoke at the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference which hosted 1,500 delegates from across the country. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cruz Suggests Flight Ban Is Boycott Of Israel

Republican 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.

07/23/2014

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FAA Continues Ban On US Flights To Tel Aviv

The Federal Aviation Administration says it will continue its ban on U.S. airline flights to Tel Aviv while assessing the danger of rocket attacks.

07/23/2014

NEW YORK - JULY 22: Delta Airlines planes sit at Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy Airport July 22, 2014 in New York City. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has halted all flights from the U.S. to Tel Aviv, Israel following a rocket attack near Ben Gurion International Airport. (credit: Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

FAA Tells US Airlines Not To Fly To Tel Aviv

The Federal Aviation Administration is telling U.S. airlines they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel after a Hamas rocket exploded nearby.

07/22/2014

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Texas Search Group Says It Will Resume Drone Use

A Texas-based group involved in searches for missing persons around the nation said it will resume using drones in its work after a federal appeals court ruled on Friday that a warning the group received to stop using them didn’t have any legal consequences.

07/18/2014

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Texas Search Group Sues FAA Over Drone Use

A Texas-based group involved in searches for missing persons around the nation has filed a lawsuit asking a federal court to set aside an order prohibiting the nonprofit organization from employing drones in its work.

04/21/2014

A navigational radar on Indonesia's National Search and Rescue boat shows details during a search for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370. (Source: Chaideer Mahyuddin/AFP/Getty Images)

Experts: Missing Malaysia Jet Could Lead To Increased Security Screening

It’s a mystery still baffling investigators nine days later: Where is Malaysia Air flight 370? Authorities are now focusing on the pilot and co-pilot. Experts say the issue of the missing plane could lead to more scrutiny of flight crews.

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Texas Drone Research Center Conducting Tests

The next big thing in American aviation sounds and looks like an oversized leaf blower with wings and a tail, has duct tape keeping some of its pieces in place and must be carried to a catapult that sends it into flight.

01/15/2014

An unmanned surveillance drone.  (credit: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Feds Name Texas Among Test Sites For Drone Aircraft

The Federal Aviation Administration announced six states on Monday that will develop test sites for drones, a critical next step for the march of the unmanned aircraft into U.S. skies.

12/30/2013

An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 is seen on the runway at San Francisco International Airport after crash landing on July 6, 2013. There were no immediate reports of casualties and one apparent survivor tweeted a picture of passengers fleeing the plane. Video footage showed the jet, Flight 214 from Seoul, on its belly surrounded by firefighters. AFP PHOTO/JOSH EDELSON (credit: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Two Dead, 181 Hurt In San Francisco Plane Crash

A federal aviation official says an Asiana Airlines flight has crashed while landing at San Francisco airport. It was not immediately known whether there were any injuries.

07/06/2013

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FAA Moving Toward Allowing More Cellphone Use

The government is moving toward easing restrictions on cellphone use during takeoff and landing.

06/21/2013

A Cessna plane that clipped an SUV at Northwest Regional Airport (Lonnie Haschell/Texas Department of Public Safety)

SE Texas Plane Down; 3 Injured

Three men were injured after the small twin engine plane there were riding in crashed shortly after taking off from a Southeast Texas airport.

06/15/2013

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