News and updates about FAA

FedEx requests missile defense systems on cargo planes

The FAA has received a formal request from the international courier giant to equip its planes with anti-missile defense systems.

FedEx requests missile defense systems on cargo planes

FAA to inspect airplanes following Colorado accident

FAA stepping up inspections of Boeing 777 airplanes equipped with certain Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines.

FAA to inspect airplanes following Colorado accident

FAA halts flights to New York, Philadelphia airports after trainee tests positive

FAA temporarily halts flights to NY, Philadelphia airports after trainee tests positive for coronavirus.

FAA halts flights to New York, Philadelphia airports

FAA orders US airlines to avoid flying over Iran and its neighbors

Federal Aviation Administration orders US airlines to avoid flying over Iran and its neighbors, additional airlines follow suit.

FAA: US flights should avoid Iraq and Iran

Report: Trump approved Iran strike, then pulled back

NYT reports that Trump approved military strikes against Iran in retaliation for downing drone, but pulled back from launching them.

Report: Trump approved Iran strike, then pulled back

Tablets, Devices Soon to be Allowed on Takeoff

Travelers leaving from Ben Gurion Airport will soon be able to use small electronic devices during takeoff on flights leaving the country.

Tablets, Devices Soon to be Allowed on Takeoff from Israel

Russian Airlines Resume Flights to Israel

Following FAA measure, Russian airlines begin to lift their own ban on flights to Ben-Gurion.

Russian Airlines Resume Flights to Israel

FAA Lifts Ban on Flights to Israel

US flights to Israel to resume after brief ban. Will European carriers follow suit?

FAA Lifts Ban on Flights to Israel

Finally Obama Leads from the Front: The Hamas-FAA Move

Finally Obama Leads from the Front: The Hamas-FAA Move

Parshat Massei and the FAA Flight Ban

Parshat Massei and the FAA Flight Ban

FAA Extends Ban on Flights to Israel

Washington still reportedly considering a decision to lift flight ban on Israel due to 'security concerns'.

FAA Extends Ban on Flights to Israelplayer

US, European Airlines Suspend Flights to Israel

Rocket strike near airport leads American flight agency to temporarily ban travel to Ben-Gurion Airport.

US and European Airlines Suspend Flights to Israel

Airport Towers Slashed Due to Budget Cuts

US Federal Aviation Administration ordered shutdown of air-traffic control towers at 149 small airports due to budget constraints.

US Orders 149 Airport Towers Shut Due to Budget Cuts

US Grounds Boeing 787 Dreamliner Jet

The US FAA has joined Europe, Japan and India in grounding Boeing’s 787 wide-body Dreamliner passenger jet. Only Poland operates the jet.

US Joins World in Grounding Boeing Dreamliner Passenger Jet