Wed., April 24, 2013 7:25pm
The Federal Aviation Administration wants UPS to pay a $4 million penalty over accusations that it handled maintenance improperly on four planes in 2008 and 2009.
Wed., March 27, 2013 6:47pm
The Federal Aviation Administration has announced dates it plans to cut funding to 149 contract air traffic control towers — including five in Georgia.
Fri., March 22, 2013 3:54pm
The Federal Aviation Administration has announced five Georgia airport traffic control towers are slated to close because of automatic spending cuts. Federal officials Friday released a list of 149 contract towers that will be impacted by the spending cuts
Thu., March 7, 2013 8:42am
Authorities say about 2,000 Federal Aviation Administration employees in metro Atlanta are being told they will have to take unpaid time off because of automatic federal budget cuts. The workers have been told they must take as many as 11 unpaid days off in coming months.
Mon., January 14, 2013 7:09am
Students at Middle Georgia State College’s aviation campus in Eastman are testing drones, but not the military drones you’ve heard of. They are working with NASA, Boeing and other companies using an unmanned aerial vehicle.
Wed., September 5, 2012 10:33am
The Navy has informed the Federal Aviation Administration that it wants a small Georgia airport moved amid concerns that airplanes and skydivers pose a threat to security at a key U.S. submarine base on the coast.
Wed., February 22, 2012 11:00am
The threat of bird strikes to aircraft could doom plans for a waste transfer station in metro Atlanta. A Federal Aviation Administration study has led to concerns about a waste project planned for the Mableton area in Cobb County. At issue is the waste station's proximity to the Fulton County Airport at Charlie Brown Field.
Fri., December 23, 2011 2:08pm
The UPS pilots’ union wants the Federal Aviation Administration to reconsider exempting cargo pilots from new pilot-fatigue rules. The union asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to review the rules and the exemption.
Thu., September 15, 2011 3:33pm
Georgia Republican Senator Saxby Chambliss is supporting the U.S. Senator holding up debate on a funding extension to the Federal Aviation Administration.The FAA could face another partial shutdown if Congress doesn’t pass the measure by midnight Friday.
Thu., August 4, 2011 5:50pm
Congress has reached a deal to end the partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration. That's according to a statement from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. It’s a relief to thousands who are furloughed.