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Politics Mar 27WATCH: Senate scrutinizes FAA oversight of Boeing planes after two fatal crashes
The Transportation Department watchdog has previously raised questions about the FAA's certification of Boeing planes and the seemingly close relationship between some agency managers and Boeing.
Nation Mar 21Boeing to make safety feature standard on troubled 737 MAX jets
The equipment, which had been offered as an option, alerts pilots of faulty information from key sensors. It will now be included on every 737 Max as part of changes that Boeing is rushing to complete on the jets by…
Nation Mar 19Trump’s nominee to lead FAA would face Boeing oversight questions
The White House said Tuesday that President Donald Trump will nominate Stephen Dickson, a former Delta Air Lines executive, to head the FAA.
Nation Mar 152 deadly crashes raise questions about FAA’s close ties to Boeing
Critics say the system that relies on employees of airplane manufacturers to do government-required safety inspections is too cozy.
Nation Jan 18Travel industry fears damage from a long government shutdown
he travel and tourism industries generate about $1.6 trillion in U.S. economic activity — one-twelfth of the economy — and one in 20 jobs, according to the Commerce Department.
Nation Jan 14Airport security no-shows are soaring as shutdown enters 4th week
Monday marked the first business day after screeners did not receive a paycheck for the first time since the shutdown began.
World Nov 28Before Lion Air plane crashed, pilots struggled to fix faulty sensor
Pilots fought against an automated system that pitched a Boeing jetliner's nose down repeatedly because of a faulty sensor until they finally lost control and plunged into the Java Sea last month, Indonesian investigators said Wednesday.
World Jul 11U.S. poised to pass Saudis, Russia as top oil producer
The latest forecast from the U.S. Energy Information Administration predicts that U.S. output will grow next year to 11.8 million barrels a day, putting it at the top of the global list for the first time since the 1970s.
Nation Jun 202 airlines ask Trump administration not to put migrant children on flights
The CEOs of American and United Airlines said that the administration's recent immigration policy of separating migrant families conflicts with their values.
Nation May 02Southwest plane with cracked window diverted to Cleveland
A cracked window on a Southwest Airlines plane forced a plane heading from Chicago to New Jersey to land in Cleveland Wednesday.