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February 3, 2016, 4:49 PM

Controllers Support, Airline Pilots Oppose Proposed FAA Bill

Republicans' proposal to create a separate organization to manage the nation's ATC system presents a stumbling block to FAA reauthorization.

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Nov 7, 2015 - 2:15 AM
Middle East carriers face an abundance of choice among new generation narrowbody jets.
Nov 7, 2015 - 2:00 AM
Emirates will take delivery of three A380s in one month in December, while its flight cadre to quadruple to 16,000 pilots over the next two decades.
Nov 7, 2015 - 1:00 AM
Russia and the UK suspended flights to and from Egypt while awaiting the findings of an investigation into the October 31 crash of a Metrojet A321.
Bombardier CSeries
Nov 7, 2015 - 12:45 AM
Last minute decision to bring a CSeries to the Dubai Airshow despite busy flight test schedule.
Nov 7, 2015 - 12:40 AM
Bombardier Q400s to transport oil and gas workers from Abu Dhabi’s second airport.
Nov 7, 2015 - 12:30 AM
Flies aboard Pratt’s 747-SP test bed
Nov 7, 2015 - 12:25 AM
Block II version of Honeywell SmartPath, the only FAA-certified system of its kind, now supports up to 48 approach options.
Nov 7, 2015 - 12:15 AM
Atlantic Flight Training has signed a deal with Turkish Airlines to train its pilots.
Nov 7, 2015 - 12:10 AM
Market outlook forecasts 3,180 new Middle East aircraft worth $750 billion over next 20 years; widebodies will remain dominant.
Nov 6, 2015 - 12:15 PM
Comac won’t say when in 2016 it now plans to conduct the first flight of the delayed C919.