Flight attendants have long been tasked with policing safety rules and regulations in flight, but they've experienced an uptick in conflicts over masks.
Sara Nelson, international president for the Association of Flight Attendants, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the rise in incidents on planes and vaccine mandates.
The FAA grounded Virgin Galactic on Thursday, as the federal regulator investigates the company's previous spaceflight that carried founder Richard Branson.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on unruly passenger fine records.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau talks with Joby Aviation CEO JoeBen Bevirt about its first day of trading, potential challenges ahead and his outlook for the electric aviation company.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on Boeing's latest issue with its Dreamliner jets.
CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin reports on how the Federal Aviation Administration said Boeing will fix another manufacturing defect that was discovered on some of its 787 Dreamliner planes that haven't yet been delivered to customers.
CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" team discusses investing, markets and economic outlook.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on Boeing 777-9's FAA certification.
Virgin Galactic announced Friday that the Federal Aviation Administration granted the company the license it needs to fly passengers on future spaceflights, a key hurdle as the venture completes development testing. Virgin Galactic’s stock jumped as much as 22% in early trading following the announcement. CNBC's Jim Cramer, Carl Quintanilla and David Faber discuss.
Reports of verbal abuse, a failure to comply with the federal mask mandate and assault by airline passengers are on the rise. Airline industry groups, flight attendants and lawmakers want the government to do more to stop it. The FAA has received about 3,100 reports of unruly traveler behavior this year and issued fines topping $560,000.
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it has launched a program to help make it easier for staff overseeing Boeing and other airplane manufacturers to report safety concerns.
The Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday that Ali Bahrami, its top safety official, will retire at the end of June.
"These are top tier investors," Beta founder and CEO Kyle Clark told CNBC, adding he envisions a future where Beta EVAs are used for Amazon Prime delivery.
Boeing reported first-quarter results before the bell on Wednesday as investors look for clues about the pace of recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports.
United Parcel Service is taking delivery to new heights, literally, with the purchase of 10 electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft.
"Nobody here is replacing a helicopter or a jet," Beta founder Kyle Clark told CNBC. "We're actually enabling entirely new routes and missions."
The FAA fined Boeing $6.6 million over compliance and quality control lapses.
The FAA says it is ordering immediate inspections of all Boeing 777 jets equipped with a specific type of Pratt and Whitney PW4000 engine before further flights. This comes after a major engine failure on a United flight over the weekend. Airlines around the world that operate planes with that engine type have already grounded affected jets. FAA Administrator Steve Dickson joined "Squawk Box" on Wednesday to discuss.
The FAA says it will order inspections of some Boeing 777 jetliners after an engine failure on a United flight. United Flight 328 made an emergency landing back at Denver International Airport shortly after takeoff. Debris was discovered in several neighborhoods, including an engine covering. No injuries were reported on board the plane. Japan's aviation regulator halted flights with this kind of engine until further notice.