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Air Travel Workers React To Halted Flights With Reminder That They Warned Us
"Do we have your attention now, Leader McConnell?" the Association of Flight Attendants union said.
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FAA Halts Some Flights To LaGuardia Airport, Citing Staffing Shortage
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The Federal Aviation Administration said air traffic control staffing issues had led it to “adjust operations to a safe rate.”
Drone Sighting Halts Operations At Newark Liberty Airport
Reports from two flights said a drone had been spotted over nearby Teterboro Airport.
Trump Is Quickly Learning That Federal Employees Actually Do Important Work
If they didn't, the administration wouldn't be calling back more and more of them from furlough.
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Pelosi Echoes Airline Industry's Travel Safety Worries As Shutdown Drags On
A number of aviation industry groups have voiced concerns about potential safety lapses during the shutdown.
Thousands Of Furloughed Workers Told To Go Back To Work Without Pay
Staffers from agencies including the IRS and the FAA will be forced to start punching the clock again.
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Air Traffic Controllers Union Becomes Latest Group To Sue Trump Over Shutdown
This is the third union to sue the Trump administration for making federal employees work without pay during the government closure.
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The Disturbing Truth Of What The Government Shutdown Is Doing To Families Like Mine
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Worrying about how we're going to afford something as simple as toilet paper is NOT a vacation.
Donald Trump's Old Tweets About Barack Obama's Vacations Come Back To Bite Him
These tweets haven't aged well.
5 Killed After Plane Crashes Into Southern California Parking Lot
A Cessna 414 crashed about a mile from John Wayne Airport in Orange County.
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FAA Orders Emergency Engine Inspections After Deadly Southwest Accident
The agency has ordered airlines to conduct ultrasonic inspections of the fan blades on hundreds of engines.
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Helicopter Crashes Into New York City's East River, Killing 5
By Daniel Wallis, Reuters
The pilot freed himself and was rescued. He was treated and released in good condition from a hospital, police said.
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Donald Trump's Personal Pilot Reportedly On Shortlist To Run FAA
“John Dunkin isn’t just a pilot,” a White House source told Axios.
Zero Deaths Were Reported On Commercial Flights In 2017
2017 was a safe year for air travel, with zero deaths reported on commercial flights worldwide.
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Trump Takes Credit For Airline Safety, Despite Slim Record
The last major overhaul of airline safety actually took place during the Obama administration.
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The FAA Can't Stop People From Throwing Live Turkeys Out Of Planes
That means it can't curtail the annual "turkey drop" in Yellville, Arkansas.
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Cocky Navy Pilots Make 'Sky Penises' Over Washington State
"You don’t expect to see something like that,” said one observer.
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Court Sides With Passengers Over The 'Incredible Shrinking Airline Seat'
A judge says the FAA should review the issue as a matter of safety.
The Safest Seat On A Plane, According To Studies Of Crash Data
One block of seats has a better survival rate than others.
Dao’s Daughter: ‘Horrified, Shocked, Sickened’ By What Happened | HuffPost News
“It has been a very difficult time for our entire family.”
United Passenger Sustained Concussion, Lost Teeth | HuffPost News
Dao's lawyer said there will "likely" be a lawsuit.
Lawyer: Dao Ejected With Unreasonable Force | HuffPost News
A lawyer for Dr. David Dao, the United Airlines passenger violently removed from his seat Sunday, said Thursday we owe each other an “ordinary care standard.”
Passengers Aren’t The Priority For United Airlines
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The airline's tone-deaf public relations response to its most recent controversy demonstrates disregard for customers.
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