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FAA issues ‘largest-ever’ unruly passenger fines

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has handed out its “largest-ever” fines against two unruly passengers. One fine totalled to US$81,950 and the other was US$77,272, and both are part of US$2 million worth of penalties the agency has issued since January. It comes as the regulator’s Zero Tolerance Policy, which was introduced in January last

Civil aircraft ‘suspended’ from Ukraine airspace

Flights are restricted within cities of Ukraine such as Kyiv, Dnipro, Lviv, Odesa, Simferopol FIR, Kyiv UIR, according to the notice.

FAA to release aircraft notices over 5G concerns

It will publish a Notices to Air Missions at midnight on Thursday disclosing details of aircraft with “untested altimeters” or others that will be unable to “perform low-visibility landings where 5G is deployed,” the FAA said.

FAA to announce changes to safety oversights at hearing

It comes three years after the Lion Air crash on Boeing’s 737 MAX aircraft in 2018 which killed 189 passengers, shortly followed by an Ethiopian Airlines crash on the same jet, killing 157 passengers.

Boeing’s 787 Dreamliners may remain undelivered until late October

When deliveries were first paused, Boeing expected the defects to only cause a three-week further delay, but now it's feared the uncertain timestamp may increase airline cancellations.

FAA investigating if Boeing ‘culture’ led to employees concealing safety issues

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating whether the “culture” within Boeing has led to employees concealing safety problems in fear of repercussions from executives. The letter was sent on the 19 August, under the subject of an assessment results regarding Organization Designation Authorization (ODA), from the FAA’s Ian Wong, who assists Boeing’s safety oversight. The


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