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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is a governmental body of the United States with powers to regulate all aspects of civil aviation in that nation as well as over its surrounding international waters. Its powers include the construction and operation of airports, air traffic management, the certification of personnel and aircraft, and the protection of U.S. assets during the launch or re-entry of commercial space vehicles. Powers over neighboring international waters were delegated to the FAA by authority of the International Civil Aviation Organization.

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Boeing's pilot training is under scrutiny, as investigators analyze data from the Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people. CBS News has learned U.S...
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Congress to probe FAA's certification of the modified 737 jets, and has ordered at least 1 Boeing staffer to retain records related to it
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The U.S. Department of Transportation is investigating the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) approval of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets, the Wall Street Journal..
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(Reuters) - Boeing Co's safety analysis of a new flight control system on 737 MAX jets had several crucial flaws, the Seattle Times reported on Sunday. Boeing's..
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Suddenly, on Wednesday morning, the United States was standing alone against a disbelieving, distrusting world. One by one, every country on the planet had..
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A screw-like device found in the wreckage of the Boeing 737 MAX that crashed last Sunday in Ethiopia indicates the plane was configured to dive, a piece of..
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The FAA’s oversight duties are coming under greater scrutiny after deadly crashes involving Boeing 737 Max jets operated by airlines in Ethiopia and Indonesia,..
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American, Southwest and United are are strategically canceling flights and making other moves to cover the temporary loss of 72 planes.
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The acting FAA administrator said satellite data showed the flight pitched up and down in a similar way to the Lion Air flight that crashed in October
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One day after the FAA decided to temporarily ground Boeing’s 737 Max 8 aircrafts across the country, travelers have mixed feelings on the move. (March..
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Flights won’t resume until the planes receive updated flight control software that Boeing and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration are racing to finalize...
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By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers said after a briefing with the acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday that..
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A former Boeing executive who is now the Acting Secretary of Defense, Patrick Shanahan, told the U.S. Congress he has not spoken to anyone in the U.S...
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HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — Flight recorders from a doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight arrived in France for analysis Thursday as frustrated relatives of the 157..
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The U.S. is grounding all Boeing 737 Max jets after investigators found similarities between two deadly crashes involving the aircraft in the past five months...
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But the U.S. regulator had come under intense pressure as other nations barred the jets from their airspace
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After days of growing pressure, the U.S. grounded all Boeing 737 Max planes, the aircraft involved in a deadly crash in Africa that killed 157 people. The FAA..
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A major winter storm, described by meteorologists as a "bomb cyclone," is blasting parts of the country's mid-section. Also, the FAA grounds Boeing's newest 737..
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Garuda Indonesia's chief executive said on Thursday there is a "possibility" the airline will cancel its orders of Boeing Co's 737 MAXs, with the final decision..
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As the Federal Aviation Administration grounded certain models of Boeing 737's Wednesday, some passengers were expressing their concerns about flying. Others..
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Congress plans to scrutinize why the United States waited so many days to ground all Boeing Co 737 MAX jets involved in Sunday's crash in Ethiopia as other..
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President Trump announced Wednesday the FAA would ground all Boeing 737 Max planes. The decision comes after an Ethiopian Airlines crash killed 157 people. Kris..
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The United States on Wednesday grounded Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets, citing new satellite data and evidence from the scene of Sunday's crash of an Ethiopian..
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President Trump announces the FAA and Dept. of Transportation will ground all Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 9 aircraft following recent crashes of the model.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday it plans to open a proceeding into two fatal Boeing Co 737 MAX 8 plane crashes after it..
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The United States expects it will take months before a software fix for Boeing 737 Max planes is complete, the acting administrator of the Federal Aviation..
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The FAA and Boeing dug their heels in to defend the 737 MAX 8 plane, while Britain, France, Germany and others grounded jets.
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Boeing stated that the US Federal Aviation Administration is not mandating any further action at this time, and based on the information, it does not have any..
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The FAA is under increasing pressure to ground Boeing's top-selling passengers plane after the deadly crash in Ethiopia. The U.S. and Canada are the only two..
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Dozens of nations and several airlines have, and some U.S. lawmakers and aviation unions are joining the call even as the FAA resists it
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The rest of the world typically takes it cues from the FAA, long considered the world's gold standard for aircraft safety.
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The United States Senate Commerce Committee is planning to hold a hearing on the fatal crashes involving Boeing Co's 737 MAX 8 jets after a number of Senators..
6 days ago • WorldNews
As a former NTSB investigator and FAA safety manager, I am stunned so many countries would 'cry wolf' on Boeing's Max 8, writes Jeff Guzzetti.
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Pending investigation into Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash, why risk more deaths after two crashes just since October? Ground the Max: Our view
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The Federal Aviation Authority finds no 'performance issues' amid calls to suspend the plane.
6 days ago • BBC News
The Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday it will not ground the Boeing 737 MAX that has been involved in two fatal crashes since October despite a..
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Canadian aviation regulators have joined the U.S. in keeping Boeing Co.’s 737 Max jets in the air, at least for now, a spot of good news for the company as..
6 days ago • WorldNews
By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. senators Mitt Romney and Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday called on the Federal Aviation Administration to follow..
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More than a dozen countries are grounding Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft after the second deadly crash in five months. But in the U.S., the FAA has not issued such an..
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U.S. senators Mitt Romney and Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday called on the Federal Aviation Administration to follow several other countries and temporarily ground..
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Ground the Boeing 737 Max 8, members of Congress tell the FAA. Their calls follow the decision by authorities in the United Kingdom to ground the plane.
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U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democratic candidate for president, on Tuesday called for the Federal Aviation Administration to follow several other countries..
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U.S. Senator Mitt Romney on Tuesday called on the Federal Aviation Administration to follow several other countries and temporarily ground Boeing's 737 MAX 8,..
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Republican U.S. Senator Mitt Romney on Tuesday called on the Federal Aviation Administration to follow several other countries and temporarily ground Boeing's..
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Republican U.S. Senator Mitt Romney on Tuesday called on the Federal Aviation Administration to follow several other countries and temporarily ground Boeing's..
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Boeing, however, has said it has no reason to pull the popular aircraft from the skies, and it does not intend to issue new recommendations about the aircraft to..
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