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House Democrats Urge FAA to Work to Avoid Civil Unrest on Flights

WASHINGTON — Two senior House Democrats overseeing aviation issues urged the head of the Federal Aviation Administration on Monday to work with U.S. airlines to prevent civil unrest from jeopardizing safety, according to a letter seen by Reuters. Representative Peter …

Boeing Has Called 737 Max 8 “Not Suitable’ for Certain Airports

Before last month’s crash of a flight that began in Ethiopia, Boeing Co. said in a legal document that large, upgraded 737s “cannot be used at what are referred to as ‘high/hot’ airports.” At an elevation of 7,657 feet — …

U.S. FAA probes sighting of drone over baseball game at Boston’s Fenway Park

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Friday it was investigating a report of a drone flying over Boston’s Fenway Park during Thursday’s baseball game. The Boston Red Sox said Friday that a drone flew over the playing …

Tall Building Reduction Near Airports Proposed

The government wants to dramatically reduce the allowable height of buildings near hundreds of airports – a proposal that is drawing fire from real estate developers and members of Congress who say it will reduce property values. The Federal Aviation …