The FAA announced an audit of Boeing's production line after a door plug blew out during an Alaska Airlines flight.
The Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday that inspections of an initial group of Boeing 737 MAX 9 airplanes have been completed.
NTSB Chair Jennifer Homendy gave an update on the investigation Sunday night. She said the cockpit voice recorder was taped over, describing it as "a loss for us" and for safety.
Starlink is SpaceX’s answer to providing global, high-speed internet coverage using a network of thousands of satellites buzzing around the Earth.
SpaceX has said its satellite internet service, Starlink, now has more than 2 million active customers and is available on all seven continents and in over 60 countries. Praised for its ability to connect remote parts of the world , Starlink has also become indispensable in areas hit by natural disasters, and, more recently, during times of conflict, particularly in the Russia-Ukraine war. But some are worried about Musk's and Starlink's growing influence.
Soybeans contributed $124 billion to the U.S. economy in 2022. The versatile crop is used in food and animal feed worldwide. The U.S. was once the No. 1 global producer but has since lost its dominance to Brazil, which has helped push American farmers into such alternative uses as biofuel and bioplastics. Watch the video above to learn more about how the U.S. lost its stronghold in soybean exports, China's influence on that global trade and the future demand of this often overlooked legume.
The FAA has approved several drone companies including Zipline to fly beyond the visual line of sight, a key milestone for the unmanned aircraft industry.
We all know airplane boarding isn't the most exciting part of a trip. But have you ever questioned why the process isn't faster? There are different boarding methods: front-to-back; back-to-front; random; unassigned seating; and window, middle, aisle (WILMA). Yet airlines aren't exactly using the methods proven most efficient. CNBC got a behind-the-scenes look in Atlanta where Southwest Airlines is prototyping new solutions to speed up the process. Will we soon see a faster boarding method?
Former FAA Acting Administrator Billy Nolen joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss the recent U.S. air traffic disruptions and how airlines and the FAA are addressing the issues, staffing shortages, and more.
On this episode of "Now Boarding" Leslie and Erin discuss turbulence: what causes it, whether it's getting worse and why it's usually nothing to worry about. While serious injuries from turbulence are rare, it's always important to follow crew safety instructions. "Now Boarding" is a videocast about air travel and the business of flying. CNBC airlines reporter Leslie Josephs and CNBC senior producer Erin Black delve into topics like, airline status, boarding, jumbo jets and all things aviation.
CNBC’s Phil LeBeau and former FAA Acting Administrator Billy Nolen join 'Squawk Box' to discuss why he left the FAA, the hiring challenges facing the agency, and more.
A U.S. House committee will initiate an aviation bill that would prohibit airlines from charging family seating fees, but no minimum seat size requirements or new rules to compensate delays would be introduced.
Poor visibility from Canada wildfire smoke delayed flights at airports in New York City, Philadelphia, Charlotte and Washington, D.C.
On this episode of "Now Boarding," Leslie and Erin discuss how conflicting state and federal marijuana laws collide at U.S. airports. "Now Boarding" is a videocast about air travel and the business of flying. CNBC airlines reporter Leslie Josephs and CNBC senior producer Erin Black delve into topics like turbulence, airline status, boarding, jumbo jets and all things aviation. Watch this episode and others on CNBC's YouTube channel every Sunday.
Amazon's Prime Air drones recently passed 100 deliveries, hundreds of thousands less than competitors such as Alphabet's Wing and Walmart partner Zipline.
Amazon says its Prime Air drones recently completed 100 deliveries in two small U.S. markets. Meanwhile, competitors like Alphabet's Wing and Walmart partner Zipline have made hundreds of thousands of deliveries, although most of those have been overseas in Australia and Africa. The U.S. is a tough regulatory environment, with strict rules about flying over roads and people and beyond line of sight. Yet some companies have been granted broader certifications. Here's how Amazon fell behind.
The FAA is sued by environmental groups over SpaceX Starship Super Heavy launch.
The FAA estimated that the new routes would reduce about 6,000 minutes of travel time a year.
The FAA issued a safety alert to airlines, pilots and others about the "need for continued vigilance and attention to mitigation of safety risks."
The Federal Aviation Administration told lawmakers it had made changes to prevent a repeat of a computer system outage that disrupted over 11,000 U.S. flights.