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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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Aug 11, 2014 - 12:50 PM
Eight survivors taken to a Tehran hospital.
Aug 11, 2014 - 11:19 AM
Russia's ban will result in longer flights and higher operating costs.
Aug 8, 2014 - 2:26 PM
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Etihad, Alitalia sign investment agreement
Aug 8, 2014 - 12:38 PM
The “transaction implementation agreement,” which the airlines valued a €1.76 billion ($2.35 billion), is intended to restore the airline to profitability.
Aug 8, 2014 - 7:14 AM
Airlines face a tripling of war-risk insurance premiums after recent events, including the shooting down of MH17 in Ukraine.
FAA Data Communications display
Aug 6, 2014 - 11:27 AM
The plan will include milestones, timelines, metrics and costs, by location, to deliver capability in the one-to-three year time frame in these areas.
Aug 6, 2014 - 8:57 AM
The Russian government is looking to stop European airlines from overflying Siberia on flights to and from Asia.
Aug 5, 2014 - 12:04 PM
Extreme cold most likely caused a lithium-ion battery on an All Nippon Airways Boeing 787 to malfunction in January 2013, according to one report.
Aug 4, 2014 - 4:13 PM
Aeroflot subsidiary Dobrolet had to suspend all flights after insurance, leasing, maintenance and other services were blocked by European sanctions.
Aug 4, 2014 - 1:15 AM
The contract calls for the airframer to install the system in all 50 of Tianjin Airlines’ E-Jets.