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Press Releases

June 7, 2022
Grants Fund Safety, Accessibility, Sustainability Projects Across U.S.
June 2, 2022

CHICAGO—The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is seeking public comments for its Draft Environmental Assessment and Draft Conformity Determination of the Chicago O’Hare International Airport proposed airport terminal area plan and changes to FAA air traffic procedures. 
The Draft Environmental Assessment will determine whether the proposed projects have the potential to significantly affect various environmental resources, such as noise, air quality, water resources and historic sites.  

May 26, 2022

WASHINGTON— A new rule from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will improve and modernize the training requirements for aviation maintenance technician schools (AMTS). This will ensure that new aviation technicians learn from curriculums that align with current industry standards.  

May 24, 2022

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has proposed to revoke the air carrier certificate of Honolulu-based Rhoades Aviation Inc. for numerous alleged safety violations. 

The FAA alleges that Rhoades:

May 20, 2022
Academies reach 1,500 to 2,000 kids each summer. Kids learn flight planning, aircraft design and aviation history.
May 13, 2022

WASHINGTON— The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is issuing a license to the Huntsville-Madison Airport Authority in Alabama to operate the Huntsville International Airport (HSV) as a commercial space reentry site.

May 12, 2022
Funding supports airports in big cities, small towns and everywhere in between.
May 4, 2022
New procedure helps keep planes in more narrow approach path. Allows planes to land in low-visibility weather on 4-Left.
April 27, 2022
Video with Sec. Buttigieg highlights need for funding at one of many critical buildings.
April 26, 2022
The FAA is hosting Drone Safety Day on Saturday, June 18, 2022.