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  • Plane makes forced landing in Egg Harbor Township
  • Emergency crews rushed to the scene after a plane failed to take off at Atlantic City Airport Tuesday night.
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  • A Learjet that left the Fort Lauderdale airport for Cozumel, Mexico, plunged into the Atlantic with four people aboard Tuesday evening, a federal aviation spokeswoman said.
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  • Airline passengers will now able to use their electronic devices gate-to-gate to read - but not talk on their cellphones.
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  • The government is moving toward easing restrictions on airline passengers using electronic devices during taxiing, takeoffs and landings.
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  • The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating a near-miss by two airplanes over New York City.
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  • The Federal Aviation Administration said that the U.S. air traffic system will resume normal operations by Sunday evening.
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  • It was a tough start to the week for many air travelers as federal budget cuts led to cascading delays along the East Coast.
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  • The Federal Aviation Administration says it will close 149 air traffic control towers at small airports around the country because of federal budget cuts.
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  • The FBI and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating a pilot's report that he spotted a small unmanned aircraft at New York's Kennedy Airport.
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  • It's going to be a while before airline passengers can use iPads and other electronic devices during the whole flight.
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  • The government says that mild winter weather helped the nation's airlines post their best January on-time performance on record.
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  • The sudden resignation of its chief leaves the Federal Aviation Administration in the hands of Deputy Administrator Michael Huerta, who's a well-regarded manager but lacks his predecessor's insider knowledge of the nation's airlines.
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washington, d.c., faa, DUI, national/world
  • The Senate passed a bill Thursday temporarily extending federal aviation and highway programs, averting another shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration, after a Republican senator abruptly dropped his campaign to block passage of the measure.
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  • The Senate approved legislation Friday ending a two-week partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration.
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  • Congress has reached a bipartisan compromise to end the partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration.
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  • The partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration proves to be more than just about cutting $16 million in air service subsidies.
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  • The Obama administration urged Congress Wednesday to end the partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration.
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  • The Obama administration urged Congress Wednesday to end the partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration.
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  • Action News
  • Senate Democrats will offer a plan to end the shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration that includes cuts in air service subsidies to some rural communities.
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  • It's been three days since funding shut down for the Federal Aviation Administration, and many travelers are feeling little effects.
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united states, faa, air travel, local/state, john rawlins
  • Efforts to avert a shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration failed Friday amid a disagreement over a $16.5 million cut in subsidies to 13 rural communities, ensuring that nearly 4,000 people will be temporarily out of work and federal airline ticket taxes will be suspended.
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  • The order covers planes with a similar construction to a Southwest jet that had a 5-foot tear open up mid-flight.
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  • FAA suspends 2nd air traffic supervisor
  • An air traffic supervisor has been suspended as the result of an incident in central Florida over the weekend in which a Southwest Airlines jet and a small plane came too close together, putting both planes in danger, the Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday.
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  • Unmanned aircraft have proved their usefulness and reliability in the war zones of Afghanistan and Iraq. Now the pressure's on to allow them in the skies over the United States.
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  • Federal investigators are looking into the weekend near collision of a commercial jet and a small airplane over San Francisco.
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