U.S. FAA extending ‘zero tolerance’ unruly air passenger policy

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: FAA Chief Steve Dickson speaks after test flight in a Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in Seattle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Monday he will indefinitely extend a “zero tolerance policy” on unruly air passengers that had been set to expire March 30 in the […]

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American Airlines holds first civilian passenger flight of 737 MAX in nearly two years

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Grounded Boeing 737 MAX aircraft are seen parked at Boeing facilities at Grant County International Airport in Moses Lake By Tracy Rucinski DALLAS (Reuters) – Boeing (NYSE:) Co’s 737 MAX on Wednesday will make its first public demonstration flight with members of the media since being grounded over fatal crashes, as […]

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Single passenger flights: The daily woes of airlines, and the crew still working

7/7 © Reuters. Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Washington 2/7 By Tracy Rucinski (Reuters) – When Reuters photographer Carlos Barria boarded American Airlines (NASDAQ:) flight 4511 from Washington Reagan National Airport to New Orleans on Friday for an assignment, he was the only passenger on the 76-seat jet. “There were some awkward moments,” […]

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