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October 5, 2006, 11:00 AM

Bipartisan members of the House aviation subcommittee agreed with chairman Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.) that the ban on the use of cellphones in commercial aircraft while airborne be continued.

October 5, 2006, 10:59 AM

The Inspector General (IG) of the Transportation Department has found that managers at the Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) Tracon systematically covered up operational errors for seven years, thereby jeopardizing air traffic safety.

October 5, 2006, 10:57 AM

The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) has unveiled a program to help air charter companies improve safety.

October 5, 2006, 10:50 AM

August is typically a slow month for sales activity on pre-owned aircraft, but growing backlogs for new aircraft are keeping the pump primed for used-aircraft sales this summer.

October 5, 2006, 10:43 AM

The battle continues at Teterboro Airport, where the FAA has vetoed plans by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey that would restrict aircraft using Teterboro Airport to those weighing 80,000 pounds or less (20,000 pounds lower than the current limit), impose higher landing fees and ban

October 5, 2006, 10:42 AM

If the provision is accepted by the House and the bill signed by the President, all aviation fuel will be taxed at the same rate as highway diesel fuel–24.4 cents per gallon.

October 5, 2006, 10:41 AM

The site allows users to search for information by five means: country name, country abbreviation, city name, airport name or airport code.

October 5, 2006, 10:40 AM

In an attempt to limit their insurable losses and reduce premiums, some FBOs continue to ask transient pilots to sign hold-harmless forms. Some go so far as to inform the pilot that they cannot perform the service unless pilots sign the form or that they must charge a higher price for services.

October 5, 2006, 10:39 AM

Arinc Direct Flight Support Services is a suite of Web-enabled capabilities, including flight planning, flight following, weather briefs, aircraft messaging and a 24/7 flight coordinator staff for customer assistance.

October 5, 2006, 10:38 AM

The object of the regulation is to set minimum insurance requirements for air carriers and aircraft operators regarding coverage for passengers, baggage, cargo and third parties. The rule applies to all operators flying into, out of, within or over the territory of a member state.

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