There are only 34 MAX flight simulators worldwide—Boeing owns eight of them, and more are being made. But U.S. airlines alone have thousands of 737 pilots — Southwest has nearly 10,000, and American and United have more than 4,000 each.
At least some of the messages were written by the same Boeing pilot whose 2016 messages were released in October and were the subject of sharp questioning by lawmakers, according to a person familiar with their contents who wasn’t authorized to discuss them.
The Boeing board said a change in leadership was necessary to restore confidence in the company as it works to repair relationships with regulators and stakeholders.
Southwest Airlines says it will speed up inspections of dozens of used planes it bought from foreign airlines after federal regulators threatened to ground the jets because they might not meet all safety standards.
TSA expects to screen about 12.1 million people between Wednesday and Sunday for the July 4 holiday period.
A person familiar with the matter said the latest setback is likely to delay the plane’s return to service by an extra one to three months.
The Indianapolis International Airport is using a California firm’s motion-analytics platform in an effort to provide travelers with real-time updates on security checkpoint wait times and to monitor foot traffic in other parts of the airport.
Flights from Indianapolis International Airport to Chicago were experiencing delays of almost 2-1/2 hours Monday morning.
Lawmakers abandoned a plan backed by airlines to privatize the nation's air-traffic-control system.
Before a recent death on a Southwest Airlines flight, the last time someone died as a result of an accident on a U.S. carrier was nine years ago, when a commuter plane, Colgan Air Flight 3407, crashed into a house while trying to land in Buffalo, New York, killing 50 people.
Almost 100 million U.S.-operated airline flights, carrying several billion people, had taken off and landed safely in this country over a nine-year span since the last time a passenger died in an accident.
The airport hadn't previously explored the option because of its proximity to larger airports in Indianapolis and Chicago.
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Sunday he’s considering banning laptops from the passenger cabins of all international flights to and from the United States.
The proposal says spinning off air traffic operations from the Federal Aviation Administration and placing them under an “independent, non-governmental organization” would make the system “more efficient and innovative while maintaining safety.”
The attack that killed five people Friday at the Fort Lauderdale airport raised concerns about how to further protect travelers and what place firearms have in U.S. airports.
Indianapolis International Airport could receive more planes diverted from other airports this winter due to a change in how runway conditions are assessed. Unfortunately, officials aren’t yet sure what to expect.
The Indianapolis International Airport plans to purchase six electric shuttle buses, which would constitute the largest electric fleet at any U.S. airport.
Airlines have cancelled about 70 flights through Saturday at Indianapolis International Airport, as a blizzard takes aim at the East Coast and large hubs such as Washington, D.C., and Baltimore.
The federal government will require many drone aircraft to be registered, a move prompted by the growing number of reported close calls and incidents that pose safety risks, officials announced Monday.