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FAA administrator Stephen Dickson.

The head of the FAA says he’s isolating himself after encountering a congressman who tested positive for the coronavirus

Although he does not have symptoms, Dickson shook hands with a member of Congress who tested positive for COVID-19.

Passenger flights at the Salt Lake City airport are grounded after Utah was hit by a 5.7 magnitude earthquake

The Salt Lake City airport flight control tower was evacuated and all arriving flights are being directed to other airports.

FAA moves to prevent ‘ghost flights’ of near-empty planes in the US by easing rules that put them at risk of losing their spots at airport...

The move comes as airlines continue to cancel flights due to a downturn in the industry caused by the spread of COVID-19.
People walk past a part of the wreckage at the scene of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane crash, near the town of Bishoftu, southeast of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The second Boeing 737 Max crash happened a year ago, here’s what went down, the unanswered questions, and the ongoing fallout.

Here's how the disaster of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 unfolded, and the legacy the second 737 Max crash has left.

The 10 major US airlines were ranked by how many delays they had in 2019 — see the full list

The rankings reveal a positive trend for the industry that shows airlines are working toward being more punctual, while overall performance declined.

Boeing is flying the 737 Max around the US with test crews and no passengers to prepare for the plane’s return

Boeing is running test flights in advance of regulators testing the 737 Max to see if it should fly again after two fatal crashed killed 346 people.
Grounded Boeing 737 Max aircraft parked at Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington, in July 2019.

The Boeing 737 Max may take its certification flight in the next few weeks, FAA chief says

FAA Administrator Steve Dickson said that the certification flight for the Boeing 737 Max was likely in the coming weeks.

Southwest flew millions of passengers on planes that were missing maintenance records, according to a new report

More than 17 million passengers flew on planes that were missing required documentation over roughly two years, the report claims.
A Boeing 737 MAX airplane is seen parked at a Boeing facility on August 13, 2019 in Renton, Washington.

Boeing slides to its lowest level in 13 months after pushing the 737 Max’s ungrounding to mid-2020

Boeing's new return-to-service estimate "is informed by our experience to date with the certification process," according to a statement.
Multiple children and adults were treated for jet fuel exposure at Park Avenue Elementary School in Cudahy on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020.

Delta has tough questions to answer from the FAA about why it dumped jet fuel over a school during an emergency landing at LAX

At least 44 kids and adults at several elementary schools came into contact with the jet fuel and were treated at the scene by paramedics.