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An airline pilot that's kicked passengers off planes for not wearing masks shares what goes on in the cockpit when passengers become unruly

Sorbis / Shutterstock.com Pilots and flight attendants have been forced to deal with increased bouts of violence in the skies. Tensions over the ongoing federal mask mandate have created hostile environments on some flights. One airline pilot shared how he deals with unruly flyers and what goes on in the cockpit while incidents occur. See more stories on Insider's business page. The airline industry is facing unprecedented levels of violent incidents onboard airplanes as tensions ri...
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The FAA wants to give flight attendants mandatory 10 hours of rest between shifts amid nationwide burnout and staffing challenges

A Spirit Airlines flight attendant speaks to a passenger. Thomas Pallini/Insider The FAA proposed on Thursday to increase rest time for flight attendants to 10 hours from 9. Congress had mandated the change, but the federal agency missed a November 2018 deadline to enact it. The change comes amid widespread burnout among flight attendants due to record passenger violence. The Federal Aviation Administration wants to give flight attendants an extra hour of rest between shifts. The FAA is pr...
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A maskless United Airlines passenger was kicked off his flight after threatening to break someone's neck

A United Airlines Boeing 737 airplane. Philip Pilosian/Shutterstock A TikTok showing an unruly United Airlines passenger on a flight to Los Angeles went viral this week. The video shows a man threatening staff and other passengers after refusing to get off the phone and put on his mask. The video is one incident in a larger trend of uncontrollable customers on flights. A TikTok video showing an outburst from an unruly and maskless United Airlines passenger after he was asked to turn off hi...
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Plane That Crashed In Wilton Was 1 Of 3 Of Its Kind In US

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Ex-Boeing executive indicted over 737 Max tragedy

A federal grand jury has indicted a former key executive of Boeing for fraud, alleging he deceived the Federal Aviation Administration while it was first certifying the 737 Max jet that would go on to have two fatal crashes caused by design flaws.
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Ex-Boeing executive indicted for fraud in 737 Max tragedy

A federal grand jury has indicted a former key executive of Boeing for fraud, alleging he deceived the Federal Aviation Administration while it was first certifying the 737 Max jet that would go on to have two fatal crashes caused by design flaws.
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Former Boeing executive indicted for fraud in 737 Max tragedy

A federal grand jury has indicted a former key executive of Boeing for fraud, alleging he deceived the Federal Aviation Administration while it was first certifying the 737 Max jet that would go on to have two fatal crashes caused by design flaws.
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Boeing pilot indicted for allegedly deceiving US regulators over 737 Max

Mark A Forkner accused of giving FAA false information about flight-control system in plane that was involved in two crashesA Boeing pilot involved in testing the 737 Max jetliner was indicted on Thursday by a federal grand jury on charges of deceiving safety regulators who were evaluating the plane, which was later involved in two deadly crashes.The indictment accuses Mark A Forkner of giving the Federal Aviation Administration false and incomplete information about an automated flight-control ...
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Southwest Airlines is sending vouchers of up to $250 to passengers stranded by the recent flight chaos, a report says

Southwest said it canceled the flights because of a combination of severe weather and air traffic control issues. Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines is issuing vouchers to passengers whose flights were canceled, USA Today reported. Vouchers ranged from $100 to $250, the publication reported. These were on top of refunds. Southwest canceled thousands of flights last weekend because of weather and air traffic control problems. Southwest Airlines has been handing out vouchers of up to $250...
Tags: Trends, Usa Today, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, Southwest, Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines, COVID, Grace Dean, USA Today Passengers


Virgin Galactic shares plummet after company says it will delay commercial spaceflights until Q4 2022

The VMS Eve carries VSS Unity (in the plane's center) into the skies. Virgin Galactic Virgin Galactic said Thursday it has delayed its commercial spaceflights until Q4 2022. The delay is not connected to a recent probe by the FAA, which cleared the company to fly. Virgin's stock dropped 14% after hours following its announcement the new timeline. Virgin Galactic said in a press release Thursday that it will delay the start of its commercial spaceflight operations until the fourth q...
Tags: Space, Trends, Markets, Virgin Galactic, Virgin, Richard Branson, Faa, Spaceflight, Cnbc, Federal Aviation Administration, Vms, Tech Insider, Virgin Galactic Virgin Galactic, Tyler Sonnemaker


Southwest Airlines tries to refute ‘sickout’ after thousands of flights canceled over the weekend

The airline, its pilots’ union and the Federal Aviation Administration denied flight disruptions resulted from pilots and air traffic controllers walking off their jobs or calling in sick to protest federal vaccination requirements.
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Environmentalists sue Texas officials, claiming the repeated closing of public beaches so that Elon Musk's SpaceX could test its rockets is unconstitutional

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. Elon Musk/SpaceX; Mark Brake/Getty Images; Business Insider A nonprofit group is suing Texas officials over the closing of public beaches for "SpaceX flight activities." Save RGV said the Boca Chica beach has been closed for SpaceX launches for over 450 hours per year since 2019. SpaceX did not respond to a request for comment, but said in August that the group's allegations were "not accurate." Environmentalists have sued Texas officials over claims they continua...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Trends, Gulf Coast, Faa, Federal Aviation Administration, Reuters, Brownsville, Cameron County, Jim Chapman, Boca Chica, George P Bush, Starbase, Kate Duffy Grace Kay, Elon Musk Elon Musk SpaceX


Jeff Bezos' rocket company just flew TV star William Shatner to the edge of space - watch the video

William Shatner (left) purchased a seat on Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket (right). Blue Origin "Star Trek" actor William Shatner is to fly to the edge of space on a Blue Origin rocket. The Jeff-Bezos-founded company is due to launch Shatner and three others at 9 a.m. CDT (10 a.m. ET) Wednesday. Watch Blue Origin's livestream of the 11-minute spaceflight below. Update: William Shatner and three other passengers flew to the edge of space aboard the New Shepard rocket and landed saf...
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Watch live as Jeff Bezos' rocket company launches TV star William Shatner to the edge of space today

William Shatner (left) purchased a seat on Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket (right). Blue Origin "Star Trek" actor William Shatner is to fly to the edge of space on a Blue Origin rocket. The Jeff-Bezos-founded company is due to launch Shatner and three others at 9 a.m. CDT (10 a.m. ET) Wednesday. Watch Blue Origin's livestream of the 11-minute spaceflight below. Five decades after debuting as the cosmos-exploring commander Captain James T. Kirk in "Star Trek," actor William Shatner...
Tags: Texas, Science, News, Cbs News, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Star Trek, Today, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, Rocket Launch, Federal Aviation Administration, Blue Origin, Jeff


Watch live as Jeff Bezos' rocket company launches TV star William Shatner to the edge of space on Wednesday

William Shatner (left) purchased a seat on Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket (right). Blue Origin "Star Trek" actor William Shatner is about to fly to the edge of space on a Blue Origin rocket. The company, founded by Jeff Bezos, is scheduled to launch Shatner and three other passengers on Wednesday. Watch Blue Origin's livestream of the 11-minute spaceflight below. Three decades after starring as the cosmos-exploring commander Captain James T. Kirk in "Star Trek," actor William Sha...
Tags: Texas, Science, News, Cbs News, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Star Trek, Today, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, Rocket Launch, Federal Aviation Administration, Blue Origin, Jeff


10 Things in Politics: Texas amps up vaccine fight

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected]'s what we're talking about:Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order barring private companies in Texas from mandating COVID-19 vaccinesInsider is suing the Biden administration for secret Trump and Pence staffing recordsStephanie Grisham doesn't want forgiveness. She ju...
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There is no evidence Southwest flights were cancelled due to a vaccine protest, FAA says

A Southwest Airlines plane lands at Los Angeles International Airport. FG/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images/Getty Southwest Airlines cancelled more than 1,800 flights over the weekend. The company and its pilot union both said the issue was unrelated to the COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Southwest is requiring employees to be vaccinated by December 8. There is no evidence that Southwest Airlines' operational difficulties over the weekend "were related to vaccine mandates," the Federal Aviation Admini...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Politics, Texas, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Economy, Ted Cruz, New York Times, Republican, Pilots, Faa, Charles Davis, Southwest Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration


Southwest's weekend meltdown wasn't due to a vaccine protest, its pilots union says

Southwest Airlines pilot Mike Stewart/AP Southwest Airlines canceled nearly 2,000 flights over the weekend due to staffing shortages. High-profile public figures incorrectly suggested the shortages were due to an anti-vax walkout. The company's pilot union said flight crews were not participating in a protest. Southwest Airlines canceled nearly 2,000 flights over the weekend due to a confluence of severe weather and air traffic control issues, leaving thousands of travelers stranded. T...
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A passenger is in custody after 'suspicious and erratic behavior' forced a plane to make an emergency landing at LaGuardia Airport

New signage and access ramps guide travelers leaving LaGuardia Airport's new Terminal B, Wednesday, June 10, 2020 in New York. The new terminal will open Saturday, June 13. Associated Press/Mark Lennihan A passenger was arrested after a "security incident" on a plane traveling from Indianapolis. The plane had to make an emergency landing at LaGuardia Airport. Authorities said the passenger had been displaying "suspicious and erratic behavior." A flight from Indianapolis declared an eme...
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US Flight Traffic Controllers Complain Military Tests Interfered with GPS Signals

IEEE Spectrum reports that air traffic controllers for America's Federal Aviation Administration "were confused and frustrated by an increase in military tests that interfered with GPS signals for civilian aircraft, public records show." The incidents happened for controllers supervising flights over Arizona, New Mexico and Texas, according to their report (shared by Slashdot reader schwit1): In March and April this year, flight controllers at the Albuquerque Air Route Traffic Control Center ...
Tags: Texas, US, America, Tech, Nasa, Pentagon, New Mexico, Faa, Federal Aviation Administration, Slashdot, White Sands Missile Range, Arizona New Mexico, ASRS, Albuquerque Air Route Traffic Control Center


Blue Origin is launching the TV star William Shatner on Tuesday, but employees say they wouldn't fly on that rocket

Jeff Bezos and Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket. Anushree Fadnavis/Reuters; Blue Origin Blue Origin plans to fly "Star Trek" actor William Shatner and others to the edge of space Tuesday. In a recent open letter, some Blue Origin employees said they wouldn't ride its New Shepard rocket. New Shepard's emergency systems should protect passengers, but the letter raised safety concerns. See more stories on Insider's business page. After launching its own founder, Jeff Bezos, to...
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Blue Origin is launching TV star William Shatner on Tuesday, but employees say they wouldn't fly on that rocket

Jeff Bezos (left) and Blue Origin's the New Shepard rocket (right). Anushree Fadnavis/Reuters; Blue Origin Blue Origin plans to fly Star Trek's William Shatner and three others to the edge of space on Tuesday. In a recent open letter, some Blue Origin employees said they wouldn't ride its New Shepard rocket. New Shepard's emergency systems should protect passengers, but the letter raised safety concerns. See more stories on Insider's business page. After launching its o...
Tags: Texas, Science, News, Cbs News, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Star Trek, Amelia Earhart, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, Faa, Rocket Launch, Federal Aviation Administration, Blue Origin


Incidents involving unruly passengers keep increasing

Unruly passenger incidents are rising again, new Federal Aviation Administration numbers show.
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Unruly passenger incidents keep rising

Unruly passenger incidents are rising again, new Federal Aviation Administration numbers show.
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Unruly passenger incidents rising again, FAA data shows

Unruly passenger incidents are rising again, new Federal Aviation Administration numbers show. Flight crews reported 128 new incidents in the past week, the highest in two and half months.
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U.S. Urges Airports to Avoid Using Firefighting Foam With Fluorine

By David ShepardsonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it had urged U.S. airports to limit the use of...
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90-year-old 'Star Trek' actor William Shatner will fly into space on Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin mission later this month

AP Photo/Steven Senne Blue Origin announced that William Shatner will be traveling on its next mission into space. Shatner said he is excited to see outer space after playing Captain Kirk for so many years. The actor will be joined by a Blue Origin executive, NASA engineer, and healthcare entrepreneur. See more stories on Insider's business page. After decades of playing Captain Kirk, William Shatner will be traveling to outer space for the first time.The Hollywood star, best known fo...
Tags: Space, Elon Musk, Hollywood, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Space Tourism, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, Federal Aviation Administration, Blue Origin, Bezos, Kirk, James T Kirk


Spirit Airlines plane catches fire in New Jersey after a large bird strikes one of its engines as it tries to take off

Spirit said all 102 passengers and seven crew members were safely evacuated from its plane. Getty Images A Spirit Airlines plane caught fire at Atlantic City International Airport in New Jersey. The airline told Insider that a large bird entered one of the engines, prompting an evacuation. Officials said that two people suffered minor injuries, Fox29 Philadelphia reported. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Spirit Airlines plane caught fire after a bird flew into one of it...
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Spirit Airlines plane catches fire in New Jersey after a large bird strikes one of its engines shortly before takeoff

Spirit said all 102 passengers and seven crew members were safely evacuated from its plane. Getty Images A Spirit Airlines plane caught fire at Atlantic City International Airport in New Jersey. The airline told Insider that a large bird entered one of the engines, prompting an evacuation. Officials said that two people suffered minor injuries, Fox29 Philadelphia reported. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Spirit Airlines plane caught fire after a bird flew into one of it...
Tags: Colorado, Trends, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Boeing, Denver, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, Spirit Airlines, Fort Lauderdale, National Transportation Safety Board, Phil Murphy, Atlantic City International Airport, Michelle Mark, Zahra Tayeb


Blue Origin employees say they wouldn't feel safe riding the company's rockets, and it's 'lucky' nothing has happened

Jeff Bezos (left) launched aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket (right) in July. Anushree Fadnavis/Reuters; Blue Origin Twenty-one Blue Origin employees published a whistle-blowing open letter on Thursday. Some employees said they wouldn't ride a Blue Origin rocket due to safety concerns. One said it's "lucky" nothing has happened. No federal agency regulates passenger safety on private spaceflights. See more stories on Insider's business page. In a scalding open letter...
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