Monday's edition of the Federal Register contains new rules for in-flight calls, oil spills and nuclear power plants.
Forty-one flights have been canceled after workers at the Frankfurt, Germany, airport went on strike on Friday, The Associated Press reports.
The airport workers are seeking to win a pay increase to a wage that would be the equivalent of $22 per hour, according to the report.
Boxer says Congress should place limits on hours flown by pilots of cargo flights.
Mike Morrell said he's afraid terrorists have found a way to evade security with shoe bombs.
The Federal Aviation Administration is requiring helicopters to be equipped with radio altitude meters and life preserver vests for pilots to wear, the agency announced on Thursday.
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said the changes were a part of historic improvement in U.S. helicopter safety.
“This is a landmark rule for helicopter safety,” Foxx said in a statement. “These improvements will better prepare pilots and better equip helicopters, ensuring a higher level of safety for passengers and crew.”
Spirit Airlines lost its bid to win the right to operate flights at Washington, D.C.’s Ronald Reagan National Airport being vacated by US Airways and American Airlines as part of their merger.
Spirit CEO Ben Baldanza said on a conference call with reporters this week that his company sought to win approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to take over the D.C. flights but was unsuccessful.
“We put in a bid at a price that we thought we could keep our target margin returns in place of, and we did not win with that bid,” Baldanza said. “And we're okay with that because we wouldn't want to overpay at the expense of our investors.”
Federal officials said they warned the airlines "out of an abundance of caution."
New American Airlines CEO Doug Parker made a $13.4 million profit from stock sales after the company’s recent merger with US Airways, The Associated Press reports.
Parker, who had been US Airways’s chief executive, took over the combined company when its merger was approved by federal regulators late last year.
The post-merger CEO sold one-third of his stock in the combined airline, according to the report.
An American lawyer representing former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden was detained and “harassed” at London’s Heathrow airport, according to the Government Accountability Project.
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