By Editorial Writer | 11/12/13 05:53 PM
Since Michael Huerta became administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration on New Year's Day, the agency has issued new regulations on a wide range of issues, including pilot qualification, occupational safety rules for working in an aircraft and how to integrate “unmanned systems” —...
11/12/13 03:10 PM
The Justice Department says it has reached an agreement to allow American Airlines and US Airways to merge, creating the world's biggest airline. The agreement requires the airlines to scale back the size of the merger at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and in other big cities.
11/12/13 03:04 PM
Over the years, the National Transportation Safety Board has repeated its call for seat belts or some other means to keep passengers in their seats during crashes involving the large buses used for tours, charters and intercity passenger service. About half of all such motorcoach fatalities are...
By Diana Furchtgott-Roth | 11/12/13 01:31 PM
After the Nov. 8 oil tank train derailment in Alabama, it is time to reconsider the approval of new pipeline construction in North America. Pipelines are the safest way of transporting oil and natural gas, and we need more of them, without delay. Every time I write this, the rail industry...
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/08/13 02:47 PM
President Obama on Friday said there was “no question” that the government shutdown hurt the nation’s economy as he pushed for more spending on infrastructure in an address at the Port of New Orleans. “The first thing we should do is stop doing things that undermine our economy,” the...
By Steve Chapman | 11/08/13 10:18 AM
For travelers, the modern airport has become an obstacle course of security precautions, where everything not prohibited is mandatory.
By Associated Press | 11/07/13 03:04 PM
Washington — Federal accident investigators called Thursday for a probe of the government agency charged with ensuring the safety of tour buses, saying its own look into four crashes that killed 25 people raises "serious questions" about how well the agency is doing its job. The Federal...
By Paul Bedard | 11/06/13 11:32 AM
Watch out for that millennial looking down at their brightly-lit smartphone while walking: There’s a one in four chance they will walk right into you.
By Sean Higgins | 11/06/13 11:15 AM
Will the Transportation Security Administration officers patting you down at the airport before you board a plane be armed as well? Their union is pushing for that now.
By Mark Flatten | 11/06/13 05:15 AM
Dozens of Department of Homeland Security employees spend at least half of their time working for labor unions instead of taxpayers while still drawing full salaries, according to a new data obtained by the Washington Examiner.
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