Jet Aviation’s maintenance facility in Vienna earns approval from FAA

Jet Aviation’s maintenance facility in Vienna earns approval from FAA   Basel, Switzerland, 2017-Apr-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation’s maintenance facility in Vienna has recently received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to provide line and base maintenance to N-registered aircraft. Close to 500 N-registered aircraft are currently based or operating in EMEA… Read the full press release

FAA issues clearance for Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport’s Northeast Area Development Plan

MESA, Ariz., 2017-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — When the federal government turned the former Williams Air Force Base over to the now Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority (PMGAA), it was an expansive 3,000 acre parcel largely removed from the major population centers of greater Phoenix. Much has changed in the past twenty-five years; and today… Read the full press release

NBAA’s Small Aircraft Exemption extended and revised

Washington, DC, 2017-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved a 24-month extension to the National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA’s) Small Aircraft Exemption and removed onerous limitations of the exemption’s applicability to operations outside the U.S. Effective today through March 31, 2019, the exemption allows NBAA members who operate small aircraft… Read the full press release

Horizon Air to begin using its Required Navigation Performance instrument approach procedure at Friedman Memorial Airport

New procedures will increase reliability and reduce weather-related diversions by 95 percent SEATTLE, 2016-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines’ sister carrier, Horizon Air, has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to begin using its proprietary Required Navigation Performance (RNP) instrument approach procedure at Friedman Memorial Airport near Sun Valley. The procedure is expected… Read the full press release

CDA: Midway International Airport received perfect score from FAA for its Part 139 airfield safety inspection

CHICAGO, 2016-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) is pleased to announce that Midway International Airport received a perfect score from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its Part 139 airfield safety inspection. The airfield inspection was completed last week. This annual test conducted by the FAA closely examines an airport’s compliance with… Read the full press release

The Gerald R. Ford International Airport’s transfer to an Authority approved by the FAA

Grand Rapids, Mich., 2016-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority (GFIAA) is officially operating. The Authority transition was approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today, with support from Kent County Commissioners and government officials. For 60 years, Kent County owned and operated the Airport, through its Department of… Read the full press release

The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) celebrates its new Airport Traffic Control Tower; expected to be operational in summer 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, 2015-5-22 — /Travel PR News/ — the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) celebrates a milestone today as it completes the design and construction of a new Airport Traffic Control Tower and prepares to transition the facility over to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The FAA will install air traffic control equipment in the building and… Read the full press release

ALPA encourages the FAA to develop additional standards and guidance for the operation of small unmanned aircraft systems

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2015-4-28 — /Travel PR News/ — In comments submitted today to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) outlined several key areas of recent proposed rules for the operation of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) that should be enhanced to maintain the safety of the national airspace system (NAS). “We… Read the full press release

ExpressJet Airlines becomes the first part 121 passenger-carrying airline to receive FAA approval on an in-house Airline Transport Pilot certification training program

ATLANTA, 2014-11-24 — /Travel PR News/ — ExpressJet Airlines is the first part 121 passenger-carrying airline to receive Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval on an in-house Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) certification training program (CTP). The ATP CTP became a requirement on Aug. 1, 2014 for new pilots wanting to attain their ATP certification, which qualifies them to… Read the full press release

United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) launch joint fire safety initiative

2013-08-06— /travelprnews.com/ — The potential risks fire poses to passenger aircraft has been placed centre stage in an awareness raising campaign by the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). The safety drive includes a short video that has just been released, identifying the specific maintenance risks that may cause onboard fires,… Read the full press release

85th Annual AAAE Conference In Reno Gathers Up Top Aviation and Government Leaders

Alexandria, Va., 2013-05-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — The airport industry’s most significant and influential annual gathering – the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) Annual Conference and Exposition – gets underway in Reno starting Sunday, bringing together top aviation and government leaders to discuss the most significant issues facing airports and the aviation industry. The 85th Annual AAAE Conference… Read the full press release

Sequestration-Driven Flight Delays Place 83,000 American Jobs and $9 Billion in U.S. Economic Output at Risk

U.S. Travel Association Urges FAA to Insulate Critical Personnel from Budget Cuts; Calls on Congress to Enact Legislative Fix Washington, D.C., 2013-04-25— /travelprnews.com/ — The U.S. Travel Association today released a new analysis of the cost of flight delays resulting from announced Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) furloughs of air traffic control personnel in response to budget… Read the full press release

AAAE Calls on FAA to More Strategically Manage Controller Furloughs

Alexandria, VA, 2013-04-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — AAAE Gov President Todd Hauptli issued the following statement today on behalf of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) in response to the wide-scale furloughing of air traffic controllers by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as a result of sequestration and across-the-board budget cuts: “Sequestration was avoidable and so… Read the full press release