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Press Releases

January 10, 2023
Proposed Safety Management System Rule Would Help Operators and Manufacturers Detect Safety Issues Early
January 9, 2023

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Korea Office of Civil Aviation (KOCA) agreed to partner on future Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) aircraft development and operations. The agencies signed a Declaration of Cooperation under which they will collaborate on AAM projects and share ideas, information, skills, and techniques. 

“Collaborating with our international partners on safely integrating these new technologies will create more efficient, sustainable and equitable transportation options,” said Acting FAA Administrator Billy Nolen. 

December 23, 2022
Agency will monitor the initial distribution and adjust the recommendations as needed.
December 21, 2022
Play it Safe with Air Travel, Drones and Lasers
December 15, 2022
FAA Alleges Company Conducted 11 Flights Using Pilots without Proper Certification.
November 29, 2022
FAA strengthens supply chain by providing $174M to $330M project that can de-ice 12 wide-body aircraft simultaneously
November 23, 2022
Grants for snow removal and de-icing facilities help airports keep operations moving this winter
November 23, 2022

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announces that the Republic of Rwanda has achieved an International Aviation Safety Assessment (IASA) Category 1 rating, and is in compliance with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standards.

The FAA IASA program focuses on a country’s ability to adhere to international aviation safety standards and recommended practices. The standards are set by ICAO, the United Nations’ technical agency for aviation. 

November 21, 2022
Local, state and federal officials join Secretary Buttigieg to mark milestone. Secretary visits Southside program training new, diverse generation of aviation maintenance technicians.
November 16, 2022
Holds them to same medical standards as other commercial pilots