JetBlue Pilot Accused of Flying While Under the Influence Facing Federal Charges

Flying While Under the Influence

A JetBlue pilot who was arrested after being accused of piloting two flights while under the influence of alcohol now faces federal charges. Media reports say a complaint recently filed in the Eastern District of New York says the pilot was selected for random alcohol testing in April of last year, and blew a 0.111 […]

Airlines Attempt to Blame Congress for Air Travel Security Screening Issues

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Weeks after the U.S. Senate approved a measure designed to strengthen air travel security, news reports say airlines have begun pointing the finger at Congress for long screening lines and security issues that impact passengers. In the latest developments of an ongoing debate over how to effectively improve the safety of air travel for passengers […]

Brussels Airport Departure Hall Partially Reopens Following Deadly Bombings

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The Brussels airport departure hall has been partially re-opened weeks after two explosions led to the deaths and injuries of multiple people. Attacks on the airport and a subway station were carried out on March 22. An investigation into the attacks is still ongoing. Source: CNN Report ‚ÄúSurveillance footage, cab driver offer clues in investigation […]

U.S. Senate Approves New Airport Security Rules, Airports Complain

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The U.S. Senate recently approved a measure designed to bolster air travel security. The U.S. Senate has approved a measure designed to enhance air travel security. Reports say lawmakers voted by an overwhelming majority to add airport security provisions to a separate bill pertaining to the renewal of Federal Aviation Administration programs through September 2017. […]

Pilot Error Caused US Airways Crash That Forced Emergency Evacuation in Philadelphia

Pilot Error Caused US Airways Crash That Forced Emergency Evacuation in Philadelphia

New York aviation lawyer Jonathan C. Reiter says the latest NTSB investigative findings attribute a botched U.S. Airways takeoff in Philadelphia to pilot error. New reports say pilot error was the cause of a botched US Airways takeoff in Philadelphia that resulted in a crash landing in 2014. Federal investigators with the National Transportation Safety […]

Investigators Issue Safety Recommendation After Germanwings Plane Crash Probe

Investigators Issue Safety Recommendation After Germanwings Plane Crash Probe

New York aviation lawyer says French investigators have unveiled new information about the Germanwings plane crash that killed 150 people last year. French investigators have released a new safety recommendation following a lengthy probe into the circumstances surrounding a Germanwings plane crash. Nearly a year after the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 on March 24, […]