Schumer Calls On FAA To Complete Overdue Airline Legroom StudySchumer worries that without federal action, airlines could shrink seating even more and create safety issues.
FAA Tests Airplane Seat Size Safety For First Time, But Some Critics Call Experiments 'A Sham'As airlines reduce seat sizes and pack more people onto planes, the Federal Aviation Administration has started tests aimed at setting a minimum standard for seats and the space between rows to ensure safety.
New Problem Discovered With Boeing 737 Planes, Cracks Found In Parts Leading To WingsThe cracking was found in the plane's pickle forks -- which attach the body of the aircraft to its wings.
New York, New Jersey Airports To Receive $55.8M In Federal GrantsThe Federal Aviation Administration announced Monday it's awarding a total of $986 million to 354 airports.
FAA investigating Drone Scare That Grounded Flights At Newark AirportSources tell CBS2 those responsible could face charges and up to $15,000 in fines.
Drone Sightings, Near-Miss With Plane Spark Delays At Newark AirportThe sources say the drones were were seen flying at 3,500 feet over Teterboro Airport, less than 20 miles from Newark Airport.
FAA: Green Laser Pointed At ExpressJet Flight Coming In To LaGuardia AirportThe crew of an ExpressJet flight from Charlotte, North Carolina reported seeing a green laser around 7:45 p.m. Monday about 12 miles northeast of the Queens airport.
FAA: Single-Engine Plane Crashes Into Ocean Near Atlantic CityIt is unclear how many people were aboard the plane.
Drone Spotted In Path Of Planes At Newark Liberty International AirportAnother drone was reported Sunday in the path of several flights at a Tri-State Area airport.
Possible Drone Spotted By Crew Of Plane Landing At JFKA Delta Airlines crew spotted a possible drone Friday afternoon while landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Connecticut Teen's Video Of Gun-Firing Drone Spurs InvestigationThe FAA said Tuesday it is investigating whether Austin Haghwout, of Clinton, violated its regulations, which prohibit the careless or reckless operation of a model aircraft.
FAA: 12 Flights Report Being Hit By Laser Beams Over New JerseyThe Federal Aviation Administration is investigating after several pilots reported being hit by a green laser beam while flying over New Jersey Wednesday night.
Pilot Injured In Single-Engine Plane Crash On Shelter IslandPolice say a pilot was injured when he crashed his single-engine plane while trying to take off from an airfield on the eastern end of Long Island.
Schumer: FAA Must Upgrade Computer Security Against HackersThe New York Democrat said Sunday that has written to the Federal Aviation Administration to urge the agency to immediately implement several security upgrades to protect the systems.
Federal Government Proposes Rules For Routine Commercial Use Of DronesAmong the chores that officials envision drones performing: aerial photography and mapping, crop monitoring, and inspections of cell towers, bridges and other tall structures.