Tag Archives: Federal Aviation Administration

US FAA to loosen policy to help Boeing 787 Dreamliner

The role of the US Federal Aviation Administration in that it is both the promoter and protector of aviation in the United States, has always produced contradictory situations. Dominic Gates of the Seattle Times is reporting that the Boeing 787 Dreamliner cannot meet the Federal Aviation Administration’s current stringent standards for preventing sparks inside the fuel tank during a lightning …

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EASA validation of FAA certification of Boeing 777 Freighter

Click on image for high resolution image The announcement from Boeing says it all. The newest member of the Boeing [NYSE: BA] 777 family, the 777 Freighter, today received its formal stamp of approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). EASA validated the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Feb. 3 type certification of the 777 Freighter. The certification formally …

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FAA delays Jet Airways United code share agreement, diplomatic protest launched

The US aviation regulator, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), has delayed permission to a code-sharing agreement between Jet Airways (India) Ltd and United Air Lines Inc., as per the Mint. The code share agreement would have given Jet Airways passengers access to United’s five hubs of Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, and access to 20 other cities across …

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