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Severe air turbulence at 30,000 feet

Severe air turbulence while flying can cause severe injuries to flight crew members and passengers alike. Learn about clear-air turbulence and what passengers can do to protect against its effects.
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    Delta to use 717s as shuttles in West, new FAA security rules, the new JFK pet terminal

Delta to use 717s as shuttles in West, new FAA security rules, the new JFK pet terminal

Delta to fly 717s as a shuttle aircraft out of LAX and SLC. New security rules after FAA inspector arrest. The new JFK terminal you won't see is for pets.
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    Infants on parents’ laps and other infant air travel safety issues

Infants on parents’ laps and other infant air travel safety issues

A new study of pediatric medical emergencies of children flying has brought to light more dangers for infants flying in their parents' laps.
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    Dreamliner for Museum of Flight, AA FAs reject contract, New Atlanta airport OK

Dreamliner for Museum of Flight, AA FAs reject contract, New Atlanta airport OK

Boeing gives test Dreamliner to Museum of Flight, American Airlines flight attendants reject contract, FAA approves airport move

Consumer Traveler Newsletter – October 5, 2014

This week we take you back to stories about the FAA fiasco in Chicago and what it means, what causes flight delays (other than ATC breakdowns) and airline schedule changes.

What the heck are we paying the FAA to do?

Many who are interested in aviation technology are having some issues with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) these days.
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    Splurge at Disney World, Southwest flies to Costa Rica, FAA to fine cargo companies

Splurge at Disney World, Southwest flies to Costa Rica, FAA to fine cargo companies

Splurge that are worth it at Disney World, Southwest flies BWI to Costa Rica, FAA to fine BA for illegal cargo proposal
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    Delta’s new in-flight entertainment, Virgin America IPO, FAA wants lower buildings

Delta’s new in-flight entertainment, Virgin America IPO, FAA wants lower buildings

Delta's in-flight entertainment options expand, Virgin America readies for its IPO, FAA wants lower buildings near airports

FAA is trying to hold back a tide of drones — it can’t

Rather than dealing with the reality of drones coming into the nation's airspace, the FAA has its head in the sand. This time, technology will overwhelm the FAA.
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    Are fatigued US air traffic controllers endangering air travelers?

Are fatigued US air traffic controllers endangering air travelers?

Millions of lives depend on the work of air traffic controllers daily, yet according to the National Academy of Sciences, the FAA is failing to ensure the air traffic controllers aren't severely fatigued on the job, and unable to keep air passengers safe.