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Rep. Randy Feenstra introduces two biofuels bills to E85 and SAF

In Washington, in an effort to expand uses for biofuels, Rep. Randy Feenstra (IA-04) has introduced the Comparison of Sustainable Transportation (COST) Act and the Biojet Fuel Research Act. These new proposals will explore ways the federal government could use biofuels to reduce transportation costs while lowering carbon emissions. The COST Act directs the Comptroller General and the Secretary of Energy to compare the financial and environmental costs of replacing federal government gasoline-pow...
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U.S. FAA Proposes Minimum Rest Periods for Flight Attendants Between Shifts

By David ShepardsonWASHINGTON (Reuters) -The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said Thursday it was proposing to require flight attendants...
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FAA Demanding More Transparency From U.S. Airplane Manufacturers -Testimony

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will tell U.S. lawmakers on Thursday that the agency is taking a new...
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Some airline pilots say they're making midair mistakes because of a lack of practice during COVID-19. One called it a 'critical situation.'

Pilots say they're out of practice thanks to the pandemic. Chris Sattlberger/Getty Images Some pilots say they're making mistakes after returning to the air for the first time in months. Examples include missing the correct altitude and switching off the wrong engine. A Lufthansa pilot told Bloomberg it was a "critical situation." Some airline pilots returning to the skies are making errors after months of not flying during the COVID-19 pandemic, with a vice president at a pilots&#...
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Boeing Finds New Defect in Ongoing Struggle To Produce Dreamliner 787

Boeing and U.S. regulators said Thursday that some titanium 787 Dreamliner parts were improperly manufactured over the past three years, the latest in a series of problems to plague the wide-body aircraft. From a report: The quality issue does not affect the immediate safety of flights, the company and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said. Boeing said the parts were provided Leonardo, which bought the items from Italy-based Manufacturing Processes Specification (MPS). MPS is no longer ...
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FAA Proposes Issuing Operator License to Relativity Space

By David ShepardsonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Wednesday it was proposing to issue a vehicle ...
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FAA Clears Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo For Flight After Probe Into July Incident

Virgin Galactic is cleared to resume flights of its SpaceShipTwo space plane, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said Wednesday, after capping a safety investigation into issues that came up during the company's July flight carrying its founder Richard Branson. During that mission, SpaceShipTwo strayed from its designated airspace on its descent from space, and Virgin Galactic didn't tell the FAA about it when it was supposed to. The Verge reports: With the investigation now closed, the F...
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FAA to Review Safety Concerns Raised by Former Blue Origin Employees

By David ShepardsonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said Thursday it will review safety concerns raised by former...
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U.S. Extends Environmental Review for SpaceX Program in Texas

By David ShepardsonWASHINGTON (Reuters) -The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Thursday it would extend the public comment period for...
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U.S. FAA to Deploy Software to Reduce Airport Delays

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said Tuesday it plans to deploy a new software capability to reduce taxi times and...
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Delta pushes airlines to create a national 'no fly' list of unruly passengers, after banning 1,600 people from its flights

Delta Airlines plane. SOPA Images/Getty Images Delta wants a national "no fly" list of unruly passengers, it said in a memo seen by Reuters. Delta has put 1,600 passengers on its own "no fly" list, it said in the memo. "A list of banned customers doesn't work as well if that customer can fly with another airline," it said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Delta Air Lines wants to create a national "no fly" list of banned passengers to prevent unruly behaviour onboard ai...
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U.S. FAA Wants Airlines to Do More to Address Unruly Passengers

By David ShepardsonWASHINGTON (Reuters) -The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Tuesday urged U.S. passenger airlines "to commit to take more...
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Action This Day: Biden Administration Advances Sustainable Fuels in American Aviation

Today, President Biden is taking steps to coordinate leadership and innovation across the federal government, aircraft manufacturers, airlines, fuel producers, airports, and non-governmental organizations to advance the use of cleaner and more sustainable fuels in American aviation. These steps will help make progress toward our climate goals for 2030 and are essential to unlocking the potential for a fully zero-carbon aviation sector by 2050. Today’s executive actions across the Departments of...
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US regulator grounds Virgin Galactic space planes as it investigates July flight

Flight to edge of space veered off course during descentVirgin criticizes ‘misleading characterizations’ of incidentVirgin Galactic space planes, which the British billionaire Richard Branson used to launch his journey into space in July, have been temporarily grounded by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) while it conducts an investigation into an issue that occurred during the 11 July flight.“Virgin Galactic may not return the SpaceShipTwo vehicle to flight until the FAA approves the...
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U.S. Bars Virgin Galactic Rocket Plane Flights Pending Mishap Probe

By David ShepardsonWASHINGTON (Reuters) -The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Thursday barred Virgin Galactic from flying its SpaceShipTwo...
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FAA still reviewing Boeing 777 engine fix after Denver incident

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said Monday it is continuing to review Boeing 777-200 planes equipped with Pratt & Whitney (PW) engines like the one involved in a United Airlines emergency landing in February in Denver.
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A flight attendant says she was too exhausted to report a passenger who shoved her when a flight was overbooked: report

Flight attendants they have gotten sick less due to pandemic-era cleaning protocols. Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images A flight attendant told The NYT that she was too exhausted to report a passenger who shoved her. The passenger was upset about not boarding an overbooked flight, Nas Lewis said. Attendants are "at our wits' end" and airlines are understaffed, she said. See more stories on Insider's business page. A flight attendant told The New York Times she was ...
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The FAA released an ominous video with sounds of screaming passengers to warn people against unruly behavior

The Federal Aviation Administration has received 3,988 reports of unruly passenger behavior in 2021. EMS-FORSTER-PRODUCTIONS via Getty Images The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released a video designed to deter unruly passengers. The FAA used audio clips of shouting passengers and pilots speaking to control rooms. 73% of unruly passenger reports in 2021 have involved people refusing to wear masks, it said. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Federal Aviation Admi...
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United and other major airlines are rerouting flights to avoid Afghan airspace

United Airlines will re-route flights around Afghan airspace after Taliban fighters stormed the capital Kabul. Reuters United Airlines has ordered its pilots to avoid Afghan airspace, Reuters reported. Virgin Atlantic and British Airways will also reroute flights. Taliban fighters seized the capital Kabul on Sunday and now effectively control the country. See more stories on Insider's business page. Several major airlines have rerouted flights around Afghanistan's airspace after ...
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A Spirit pilot and flight attendant describe flying empty planes around the country and being stranded for days last week amid the airline's meltdown: 'It was like being lost in space'

An aerial view shows Spirit Airlines jets parked at McCarran International Airport Ethan Miller/Getty Images One pilot said Spirit's cancellations came down to the airline's inadequate infrastructure. Flight attendants were left stranded away from base for multiple days, one Spirit worker said. Some workers reportedly drove food to airports and let stranded employees stay in their homes. See more stories on Insider's business page. Spirit Airlines canceled over 2,000 flights l...
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Flight attendants grapple with ‘unprecedented rise’ in unruly passengers

As Americans return to the skies, the US flight authority has investigated more than 600 incidents this yearThe latest high-profile incident of air rage in American skies came on 31 July. Video from a Frontier Airlines flight showed a passenger bound with duct tape to his seat, after he had acted aggressively and allegedly grabbed a flight attendant’s breasts.It was far from the first case of unruly behavior this year in the US. In the first six months of 2021, the Federal Aviation Administratio...
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FAA Issues Directive on Boeing 737 NG, MAX Planes Over Potential Fire Suppression Issue

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Thursday issued a new safety directive for Boeing 737 Next Generation (NG) and...
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Elon Musk shares photos of SpaceX engineers fitting 29 engines to Starship before its first attempt at orbit

What a Starship moon mission could look like. SpaceX SpaceX engineers have been fitting engines to Starship's rocket booster, Super Heavy. CEO Elon Musk shared photos of the event on Twitter. The first shows him holding his child. SpaceX on Monday said it installed 29 engines to prepare for the spacecraft's first orbital flight. See more stories on Insider's business page. Elon Musk on Monday shared photos of SpaceX engineers installing "Raptor" engines on a Starship launch veh...
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Airlines and regulators turn to eye-poking flight attendants and eye-popping fines amid sharp rise in unruly passenger incidents

Frontier Airlines flight attendants study self-defense at a training in Denver in 2007. Rick Wilking/Reuters Airlines and federal regulators are scrambling to contain a sudden uptick in unruly passengers on planes. The FAA has received 3,420 "unruly passenger" reports in 2021, and 3,000 weapons have been seized at airports. Under zero-tolerance policy, fines are larger than ever, and some are pushing for federal prosecutions for in-flight assaults. See more stories on Insider's busines...
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U.S. FAA Bars Flights by Hawaiian Cargo Company That Made Emergency Landing

By David Shepardson(Reuters) -The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Friday it has barred the company that operates Hawaiian cargo...
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The FAA has ordered safety checks on all 9,300 Boeing 737 aircraft for a failure that could cause cabin oxygen levels to drop dangerously low

Boeing's 737 production plant in Renton, Washington. VDB Photos/Shutterstock.com Airlines have been told to inspect 2 pressure switches on Boeing 737s over concerns they could fail. Their failure could mean that cabin oxygen levels fall dangerously low, the FAA said. An unnamed operator reported that the switches failed in tests on three different 737 models. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US aviation watchdog has instructed airlines to inspect a pair of pressure ...
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What Happened During That ‘Flight From Hell?’ Stockton Metropolitan Airport Director Weighs In

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FAA Orders Checks on 9,300 Boeing 737 Planes for Possible Switch Failures

By David ShepardsonWASHINGTON (Reuters) -The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Thursday issued a directive to operators of all Boeing Co 737...
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Annoyed US regulator warns it might knock SpaceX's shiny new Texas tower down

'It's only for building rockets, what's it got to do with you?' pouts stroppy interplanetary aspirant biz The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has warned SpaceX it has not completed an environmental review of a new tower currently under construction at its launch site in Boca Chica, Texas, indicating the tower might have to be demolished.…
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Elon Musk's SpaceX could be ordered to take down its huge Starship launch tower in Boca Chica, the FAA has warned

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk Hannibal Hanschke-Pool/Getty Images The FAA told SpaceX it could ask the company to take down its Boca Chica rocket-assembly tower. SpaceX is already building the tower - but it doesn't have FAA approval yet. An FAA spokesperson told Insider that "the company is building the tower at its own risk." See more stories on Insider's business page. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has warned Elon Musk's SpaceX that it could order the company to take down...
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