After a series of delays, Verizon and AT&T are slated to roll out new 5G service on Wednesday utilizing C-band transmissions.
The FAA has issued an airworthiness directive requiring Boeing 787 operators to take additional precautions when landing on wet or snowy runways at airports where 5G C-band service is deployed. Approximately 137 aircraft in the U.S. and 1,010 worldwide will be impacted by the order.
Within the first two weeks of 2022, the FAA has received 76 unruly passenger reports, down 50% around the same time in 2021. About 43 of the reported cases were mask-related incidents.
The Civil Aviation Administration of China first grounded the MAX in 2019 after two crashes.
TSA released its "Top 10 Catches of 2021!" on Twitter this week, revealing most obscure items officers have found at airports around the nation. Some are "quite alarming," a spokesperson said.
United has canceled 149 flights and delayed 42, according to tracking website FlightAware as of Tuesday.
Several airports throughout the Northeast announced flight cancelations Friday as a winter storm sweeps the region making travel treacherous.
To date, the FAA has launched 1,075 investigations into passenger behavior on flights this year, which is the highest total since the agency started keeping track in 1995.
For over a week during the busiest time of the year airlines have been forced to change or scrap flights due to a mix of bad weather and coronavirus-related staffing shortages.
Wintry weather combined with the pandemic to frustrate air travelers whose return flights home from the holidays were canceled or delayed in the first days of the new year.
Federal officials are urging the chief executives of AT&T and Verizon Communications to delay plans to introduce their new 5G wireless services next week due to safety concerns with aircraft operations.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is warning that travelers may face delays in the coming days due to an increased number of employees testing positive for COVID-19 -- at a time when Americans have been dogged by flight cancellations due to the ongoing pandemic.
Flight cancellations will continue into the new year as JetBlue Airways announced it is cutting more than 1,000 flights amid a surge in the number of sick calls from its staff due to the coronavirus' omicron variant.
The spread of the coronavirus' omicron variant continues to hammer the airline industry with a slew of new flight delays and cancellations on Wednesday.
Ethiopian Airlines announced Monday that it will resume Boeing 737 Max flights in February, nearly three years after a crash left 157 people dead.
Christmas Eve travel is back in the United States, although fewer passengers passed through TSA checkpoints Friday than on Christmas Eve 2019.
The agreement follows a letter from Boeing and Airbus which expressed concern that 5G C-band transmissions could interfere with radio altimeters, a critical instrument used by pilots to measure altitude in low visibility environments
More than 109 million Americans are expected to travel this holiday season according to AAA.
Delta Air Lines sent a letter to CDC director Dr. Rochelle Walensky this week requesting that the quarantine period for fully vaccinated individuals be cut in half, calling the current guidelines outdated.
Travel experts are saying Wednesday and Thursday are going to be the busiest days for holiday travelers. Shake Shack seems to be aware of this fact and has plans to offer free fries to airline passengers who have had their flights delayed or canceled.