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  1. government shutdown
    Airports in Northeast Hit With Delays Over Shutdown-Related Staffing IssuesThe FAA attributed the temporary halt of flights at LaGuardia and delays in Newark, Philadelphia, and D.C. to a shortage of air traffic controllers.
  2. q&a
    A Flight-Safety Inspector Explains the Very Real Perils of the ShutdownAirline inspectors are among the many government workers affected by the shutdown. Here’s how their absence from the job introduces real dangers.
  3. U.S. Needs New FAA Head, Trump Generously Offers His Personal PilotPresident Trump has trusted John Dunkin to fly his jet since 1989, so obviously he should be on the short list to oversee civil aviation nationwide.
  4. About That Airplane Part That Was Supposed to Solve the MH370 Mystery ...It’s been a month since that flaperon washed up on the shore of the island of La Réunion.
  5. British Airways Apologizes for Scaring PassengersA voice on the intercom said the 747 was about to crash. It wasn’t.
  6. eff the recession
    First-Ever Hermès Helicopter Lands in the United Arab EmiratesIt cost $6 million.