House takes step toward ban on in-flight calls

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Allowing airline passengers to make cellphone calls in-flight is asking for trouble, lawmakers said Tuesday as a House panel approved a bill to ban such calls…

US drone use highlights questions for journalists

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As police responded to a deadly car crash, they noticed an increasingly familiar sight: a remote-controlled aircraft, equipped with a video camera, hovering over the wreckage…

Electronic devices OK on landings and takeoffs

U.S. government safety rules are changing to let airline passengers use most electronic devices from gate-to-gate…

FAA to expand airline first officer qualifications

The government says it will significantly increase the amount and type of flying experience that first officers 〞 also known as co-pilots…

FAA easing up on using electronic devices

The government is moving toward easing restrictions on airline passengers using electronic devices during takeoffs and landings…

Flight delays pile up after FAA budget cuts

Up and down the East Coast, airports are reporting flight delays. This is the first weekday on which thousands of air traffic controllers…