United Airlines flight returns to Houston for emergency landing following 'mechanical issue'
A United Airlines plane that suffered a “mechanical issue" shortly after taking off from Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston on Tuesday night made an emergency landing.
TSA declares peanut butter a liquid, social media reacts
The debate is over if the TSA considers peanut butter a liquid after the agency took to social media to share that peanut butter is a liquid, not a solid.
Pilot from another airline helps Southwest plane land safely after captain needs 'medical attention'
An off-duty pilot from another airline helped Southwest Airlines Flight 6013 make a safe landing in Las Vegas after one of its pilots needed "medical attention" following takeoff.
FAA issues safety alert to airlines and pilots after 'concerning' near-miss incidents
The Federal Aviation Administration has issued an alert to the airline industry Wednesday calling for attention to safety following a series of near-miss incidents this year.
Southwest flight comes within 200 feet of ambulance at Baltimore airport in another scary near-miss
A Southwest Airlines plane had a close call with an ambulance vehicle that came within 200 feet of the aircraft as it was taking off at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
Teenager dies after defibrillator on American Airlines flight wasn't charged, lawsuit alleges
A mother has filed a lawsuit against American Airlines claiming her son died last June after he became unconscious and the automatic external defibrillator on his flight was not charged.
Buttigieg acknowledges 'more mistakes than usual' with close calls at airports
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg acknowledged that "more mistakes than usual" are happening at airports across the country.
FAA investigates another close call, this time at Reagan National Airport, ahead of safety summit
The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating yet another close call, this time between two planes at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia.
TSA reveals 'hundreds of prohibited items' seized by officers at airport where explosives found in suitcase
The TSA has shared images of “prohibited items” found in the luggage of passengers traveling through a Pennsylvania airport where explosives were recently discovered in a suitcase.
DOT dashboard shows what airlines guarantee fee-free family seating
The Department of Transportation (DOT) launched a dashboard this week that shows what airlines guarantee that children can sit adjacent to an accompanying adult at no extra cost.
Uber makes airport pickups easier ahead of busy spring break
Uber announced a slate of changes to its platform to make it easier for users to hail and find their ride at airports around the globe. The changes launched just ahead of spring break.
American Airlines crew averts possible disaster in Sarasota, Florida close call
Another close call incident was reported at Sarasota Bradenton International Airport in Florida, where an American Airlines crew initiated a go-around to avoid an accident with an Air Canada plane.
Southwest Airlines passengers detail 'horrifying' flight diverted in Carolinas, some vomited in 9-hour ordeal
Southwest Airlines passengers reportedly vomited and had panic attacks when their plane shook "like crazy" approaching Raleigh, and the flight was diverted to Myrtle Beach.
Southwest Airlines flight to Fort Lauderdale fills with smoke, returns to Cuba for emergency landing
Southwest Airlines passengers headed to Fort Lauderdale saw the cabin fill with smoke after birds took out one of the engines, forcing the plane to turn back to Cuba.
Two United Airlines planes make contact at Boston’s Logan Airport, prompting FAA investigation
The FAA has launched an investigation Monday after two United Airlines planes made contact while waiting to take off from Boston Logan International Airport.
Sen. Ted Cruz calls Biden FAA nominee unqualified, says White House 'playing politics' with safety
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, on Wednesday said President Biden's nominee to lead the Federal Aviation Administration, Phil Washington, is not qualified for the job.
Washington, DC-bound flight forced to divert after passenger reportedly tried to breach cockpit
A flight bound for Washington, D.C., had to divert to Raleigh, North Carolina, due to a "disruptive passenger" on board, officials said Wednesday.
American Airlines flight diverted from tarmac due to bomb threat determined to be not credible: FBI
FBI officials said a bomb threat that diverted an American Airlines flight off the tarmac at El Paso International Airport on Friday was not credible.
Flight disruptions at JFK to stretch to a third day
Limited operations are expected to resume on Saturday at JFK Airport's Terminal 1 which serves international flights.
Electrical outage at JFK Airport leaves passengers stranded
An electrical problem caused by a fire at JFK Airport has shut Terminal 1 which affects incoming and outgoing international flights.