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Politics Jan 15TSA looking into adding Capitol rioters to U.S. no-fly list
The Transportation Security Administration say they are increasing security at Washington-area airports leading up to next week's presidential inauguration.
Politics Jan 14Most major U.S. airlines ban guns in luggage for D.C. flights ahead of Inauguration Day
Meanwhile, key lawmakers and the head of the nation's largest union of flight attendants are asking that anyone arrested in connection with the riot be put on the government's no-fly list.
Politics Jan 12U.S. to require all arriving passengers to get COVID-19 test
The U.S. is already facing a surge of coronavirus infections, and new, more contagious variants are emerging around the world. The CDC says the test won't eliminate all risk, but it will slow the spread of the virus in the…
Nation Jan 07Boeing will pay $2.5 billion to settle criminal charge over 737 Max aircraft
The Justice Department said Thursday that Boeing agreed to the settlement that includes money for the crash victims' families, airline customers and airlines, as well as a fine.
World Dec 29Boeing 737 Max returns to U.S. skies with first passenger flight
American Airlines flew a commercial flight using a Boeing 737 Max on Tuesday, the first one in U.S. skies since Max planes were grounded after two deadly crashes.
Economy Dec 28Southwest pulls threat of furloughs after COVID-19 relief bill signed
American and United Airlines, which together furloughed 32,000 employees in October, said Monday they will bring those workers back temporarily.
Nation Dec 02U.S. tightens definition of service animals allowed on planes
Say goodbye to emotional-support animals in airplane cabins. The Transportation Department issued a final rule Wednesday covering service animals.
Nation Nov 23Millions stick to Thanksgiving travel plans despite CDC warnings
More than 3 million people were screened at U.S. airports on Friday and Saturday, according to the Transportation Security Administration.
Economy Nov 18After nearly 2 years, FAA clears Boeing 737 Max to fly again
Regulators around the world grounded the Max in March 2019, after the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jet. That happened less than five months after another Max flown by Indonesia's Lion Air plunged into the Java Sea.
Nation Oct 09Watchdog urges more action to protect planes from hackers
The agency said the Federal Aviation Administration has not developed a training program for cybersecurity or test airplane computer systems that could be vulnerable to attack.