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  • Republicans feel heat from business on religious freedom acts

    WASHINGTON Nothing affects public policy like pressure from America's corporate community, and its muscle was vividly on display again this week in Indiana and Arkansas. The states' governors, facing the very real threat of dollars, jobs and tourists...
  • Complaint system for helicopter noise begins operations countywide

    Complaint system for helicopter noise begins operations countywide
    Los Angeles County residents can now complain about noisy low-flying  helicopters to a website and hotline sponsored by the Federal Aviation Administration. The so-called Automated Complaint System, which began operations on Tuesday, allows residents to...
  • FAA to debut helicopter noise-complaint system

    The Federal Aviation Administration is launching a helicopter noise-complaint system for Los Angeles County, so residents can file a complaint by calling a local phone number or submitting it online. To file a complaint by phone, call (424) 348-HELI...
  • Lufthansa: Co-pilot told flight school of 'depressive episode'

    Lufthansa: Co-pilot told flight school of 'depressive episode'
    Lufthansa knew six years ago that the co-pilot of the passenger plane that crashed in the French Alps last week had suffered from a "serious depressive episode," the German airline said Tuesday. The airline said that as part of its internal research...
  • Lufthansa: Co-pilot disclosed earlier "severe depression"

    Lufthansa knew that the co-pilot of the passenger plane that crashed in the French Alps last week had suffered from an episode of "severe depression" before he finished his flight training with the German airline. The airline said Tuesday that it has...
  • Can anyone prevent future Germanwings tragedies?

    Can anyone prevent future Germanwings tragedies?
    At this writing, the evidence clearly points to a finding that the co-pilot of the Germanwings flight deliberately flew it into a mountain. Sadly, this isn't the first deliberate airliner crash: We know of six other "probable" or "possible" instances: --...
  • Emirates, Etihad planes involved in air traffic scare

    Jetliners from the United Arab Emirates' two main airlines avoided a possible midair collision after they got too close to each other earlier this week. The incident happened Sunday as passenger planes from Dubai-based Emirates and Abu Dhabi-based Etihad...
  • Greek air traffic controllers call for radar system upgrade

    Greece's air traffic controllers' union is calling for an urgent upgrade of the country's air traffic radar system and for more staff to be hired to handle increasing number of tourist arrivals. The country's air traffic control system was operating with...
  • Officials examining why plane landed short of Halifax runway

    An Air Canada passenger plane landed so significantly short of the runway in Halifax that it hit a power line and knocked out power at the airport, the lead investigator said Monday. The Airbus 320 landed 1,100 feet (335 meters) short of the runway...
  • Norfolk airport adds more nonstop flights to meet seasonal demand

    Norfolk airport adds more nonstop flights to meet seasonal demand
    Passengers from Norfolk International Airport have more nonstop flight options for Chicago, Detroit, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., in late March and early April. The airport added eight more flights because of increased...
  • Germanwings: Investigators look for 'systematic weakness' in aviation rules

    Germanwings: Investigators look for 'systematic weakness' in aviation rules
    French aviation investigators said Tuesday they will examine “systemic weaknesses” such as cockpit entry rules and psychological screening procedures that could have led to the Germanwings plane crash — issues that could affect the...