Eight years ago, then 17-year-old private pilot Gatlyn Ligon attended Delta’s inaugural WING Flight – “Women Inspiring our Next Generation” – an experience she says left an indelible mark on her aviation journey. Ligon’s mother, a dedicated Delta flight attendant, believed it would be valuable for her daughter to be exposed to those who were […]

DETROIT (AP) — Marie Ronny and Kyan Bovee expect their futures to take off. Literally. The Black teens from Detroit are part of a free program teaching young people how to fly, while exposing them to careers in aviation, an industry in which people of color are traditionally underrepresented. Their classrooms are the skies above […]

The U.S. House overwhelmingly passed a bill Thursday that would reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration for five years, including a big increase in subsidies for airlines providing flights to smaller markets. The chamber voted 351-67 to approve the bill, which would authorize $104 billion for the agency through 2028, increase authorized spending levels for . […]

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U.S. Forces Japan — U.S. Forces and the Japan Self-Defense Forces conducted a bilateral aviation integration exercise on June 16, 2023, demonstrating the enduring deterrence options readily available to the U.S.-Japan Alliance. Four U.S. Marine Corps F-35 fighter aircraft, supported by a U.S. Air Force KC-135 refueler aircraft, integrated with four Japan Air […]

WASHINGTON, June 12 (Reuters) – Leaders of the Senate Commerce Committee on Monday introduced a bipartisan aviation policy bill that would boost runway safety, track high-altitude balloons and prohibit airlines from charging fees for families to sit together. Senate Commerce Committee Chair Maria Cantwell, a Democrat, top Republican Ted Cruz and the aviation subcommittee leaders […]

WASHINGTON, May 23 (Reuters) – The U.S. needs to invest more in aviation safety technology solutions after a series of close-call runway incidents this year, the head of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Tuesday. The NTSB is investigating six runway incursion events since January including some that could have been catastrophic.

The United States will allow Chinese airlines to expand flights to 12 round trips each week in a rare example of deepening commercial ties between Washington and Beijing. The announcement by the US Transportation Department (USDOT) on Wednesday matches the number of flights Beijing allows for US airlines. American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United […]

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — Female pilots and aircrew marked International Women’s Day on this base in western Tokyo by greeting students for their second annual Fly Girls event. “I’m trying not to get teary eyed,” Tech. Sgt. Seara Sapp Becker, a C-130J Super Hercules loadmaster, told Stars and Stripes at the event Wednesday. “It […]

Prosecutors allege the Kansas men have been conspiring to evade US export laws since 2020. Two American citizens have been arrested on suspicion of exporting aviation technology to Russia in violation of sanctions over the war in Ukraine, United States authorities have announced. Cyril Gregory Buyanovsky, 59, and Douglas Robertson, 55, are alleged to have […]

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