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  • News and Updates - FAA Air Traffic Report
    Today's Air Traffic Report:Thunderstorms could delay flights today in Atlanta (ATL), Boston (BOS), Charlotte (CLT), Denver (DEN), Florida (FLL, MCO, MIA, TPA), Houston (HOU), the New York area (EWR, JFK, LGA), Philadelphia (PHL), and Phoenix (PHX). Low clouds could slow traffic in Los Angeles (LAX), San Francisco (SFO) and Seattle…
  • News and Updates - Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
    7/23/2020FAA Issues Guidance about Flexibility Managing Scheduled Maintenance Requirements Due to COVID-19The FAA issued Information for Operators (InFO) 20005 which notifies operators of temporary changes to FAA policy on the use of short-term escalations (STE) to manage scheduled maintenance requirements affected by the COVID-19 public health emergency. This InFO also…
  • News and Updates - FAA Updates on Boeing 737 MAX
    7/21/2020FAA StatementIn the near future, the FAA plans to issue a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for an Airworthiness Directive (AD) affecting the Boeing 737 MAX. In keeping with our commitment to remain transparent, the NPRM will provide 45 days for the public to comment on proposed design changes and…
  • News and Updates - FAA Issues Record of Decision for Las Vegas Metroplex Project
    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a Finding of No Significant Impact-Record of Decision for the Las Vegas Metroplex project. The document, as well as the Final Environmental Assessment, are available on theLas Vegas Metroplex environmental website.The decision enables the FAA to move forward with the project, which will…
  • News and Updates - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information from the FAA
    FAA issues new cargo exemption, amends existing cargo exemption.
  • News and Updates - FAA Extends Comment Period for Florida Metroplex Project
    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has extended to July 24, 2020 the comment period on theDraft Environmental Assessment(EA) for the South-Central Florida Metroplex, the agencys plan to modernize air traffic procedures for 21 airports in the southern half of the state.The public can review the Draft EA and submit comments…
  • Speech - Drones: Here for Good
    Administrator Stephen DicksonRemote SymposiumRemarks as DeliveredThank you Erik for that introduction, and thank you to everyone at the FAA and AUVSI who played a part in pulling together this exciting and innovative conference. Its great to be hereeven virtuallyfor this, our fifth annual UAS Symposium.As Jay Merkle said earlier, in…
  • News and Updates - U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces Nearly $800 Million in Airport Grants
    The grants are awarded to 347 Airports in 46 States and 4 Territories.
  • News and Updates - View the Virtual Drone Advisory Committee Meeting on Friday, June 19
    TheFederal Aviation Administration (FAA) will hold a virtual Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) meeting from noon to 3 p.m. EDT on Friday, June 19.The agency will livestream the meeting on its social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.The DAC will continue a public conversation about how to collaborate on important issues…
  • Testimony - Before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate concerning Examining the Federal Aviation Administration's Oversight of Aircraft Certification
    Chairman Wicker, Ranking Member Cantwell, and Members of the Committee:Thank you for inviting me here today to speak with you about the Federal Aviation Administrations (FAA) oversight of aircraft certification and to provide you with an update concerning the Boeing 737 MAX. At the outset, on behalf of the United…
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