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2021-09-08 19:41:03
by Dan McCue
Kansas Gov. Celebrates Growing Wichita Aviation Sector

WICHITA, Kan. -- Gov. Laura Kelly visited McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita on Wednesday to celebrate the latest development... Read More

WICHITA, Kan. -- Gov. Laura Kelly visited McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita on Wednesday to celebrate the latest development in the city’s historic and still rapidly growing aviation sector. Hours earlier, Wichita State University’s National Institute for Aviation Research... Read More

2021-05-20 20:27:56
by Reece Nations
Brownley, Schneider, Kildee Introduce Tax Credit Bill for Sustainable Aviation Fuel

WASHINGTON — Reps. Julia Brownley, D-Calif., Brad Schneider, D-Ill., and Dan Kildee, D-Mich., announced Thursday on a press call with... Read More

WASHINGTON — Reps. Julia Brownley, D-Calif., Brad Schneider, D-Ill., and Dan Kildee, D-Mich., announced Thursday on a press call with industry stakeholders the introduction of new legislation that would incentivize the airline industry to utilize sustainable aviation fuel.  The bill,... Read More

2021-04-13 15:01:55
by TWN Staff
Boeing Resumes 787 Dreamliner Deliveries

Boeing's massive aircraft assembly facility in North Charleston, S.C. has resumed deliveries of the aerospace giant's 787 Dreamliner passenger jet,... Read More

Boeing's massive aircraft assembly facility in North Charleston, S.C. has resumed deliveries of the aerospace giant's 787 Dreamliner passenger jet, after the discovery of structural flaws in some of the planes led to five months of engineering analysis and inspection... Read More

2020-12-03 20:58:03
by Sean Trambley
DOT Issues New Rules Nixing Emotional Support Animals on Planes

WASHINGTON – In a release this week, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced new regulations for animals flying on planes,... Read More

WASHINGTON – In a release this week, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced new regulations for animals flying on planes, including guidance that no longer recognizes emotional support animals as service animals. Additionally, dogs will be the only animals recognized... Read More

2020-10-16 19:36:44
by Reece Nations
Carson, Young, Larsen Co-Sponsor National Aviation Center Resolution

WASHINGTON – Newly proposed legislation by Reps. André Carson, D-Ind., Don Young, R-Alaska, and Rick Larsen, D-Wash., in the House... Read More

WASHINGTON – Newly proposed legislation by Reps. André Carson, D-Ind., Don Young, R-Alaska, and Rick Larsen, D-Wash., in the House of Representatives would support and promote a national aviation center for research, education and training. The “National Center for the... Read More

2020-07-24 17:44:01
by Dan McCue
FAA Issues Emergency Inspection Order for Boeing 737s Due to Engine Issue

WASHINGTON - The Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency directive Friday ordering operators of the Boeing 737 passenger jet to... Read More

WASHINGTON - The Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency directive Friday ordering operators of the Boeing 737 passenger jet to inspect and potentially replace a key engine component following four reports of unexpected engine shutdowns. The FAA's "emergency airworthiness directive"... Read More

2020-06-19 18:28:47
by Reece Nations
Aviation Reform Bill Introduced in Response to 737Max Crashes

WASHINGTON – Two senators serving on the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation introduced legislation designed to improve aviation safety... Read More

WASHINGTON – Two senators serving on the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation introduced legislation designed to improve aviation safety following two fatal crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia.  Sens. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., chairman and ranking member,... Read More

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg Resigns from Troubled Planemaker

CHICAGO — Dennis Muilenburg was ousted as chief executive officer of Boeing Co., a once-unthinkable turning point for a U.S.... Read More

CHICAGO — Dennis Muilenburg was ousted as chief executive officer of Boeing Co., a once-unthinkable turning point for a U.S. industrial champion engulfed in turmoil after two deadly crashes of its top-selling 737 Max jetliner. David Calhoun, who had served... Read More

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg to Step Down Immediately

Boeing's CEO is resigning amid ongoing problems at the company over the troubled Max 737 aircraft. The Chicago manufacturer said... Read More

Boeing's CEO is resigning amid ongoing problems at the company over the troubled Max 737 aircraft. The Chicago manufacturer said Monday that Dennis Muilenburg is stepping down immediately. The board's current chairman David Calhoun will officially take over on January... Read More

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