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U.S. Reviewing Boeing’s Safety Self-Assessments During Max 8 Development

Boeing Co. fell on heightened scrutiny by regulators and prosecutors over whether the approval process for the company’s 737 Max jetliner was flawed. A person familiar with the matter on Sunday said that the U.S. Transportation Department’s Inspector General was …

Inferno Roars Through East Africa’s Largest Airport

A small fire at Kenya’s main airport swelled into a roaring inferno Wednesday that destroyed part of East Africa’s largest aviation hub and hampered air travel across the continent. Firefighters were desperately short of equipment in an area where the …

Hurricane Sandy Grounds Thousands of Flights

Airlines hurried to fly passengers and planes out of the Northeast Sunday as Hurricane Sandy moved up the coast. The massive storm threatens to bring a near halt to air travel for two days in a key region for both …

Air Traffic Controllers to Get More Rest Between Shifts

The government said air traffic controllers would have more time to rest between shifts under new work rules announced Sunday, while Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood made clear he won’t tolerate sleeping on duty despite studies and expert recommendations that suggest …