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  • Here’s what United Airlines says happened today with its computers

    July 8, 2015 | 2:40 pm

    All United Airlines flights were grounded for almost two hours early Wednesday due to a computer hardware problem, creating travel headaches for tens of thousands of passengers that stretched into the afternoon.

    "We are restoring regular flight operations, but some customers may...

  • The FAA: Regulating business on the moon

    February 3, 2015 | 1:38 pm

    The United States government has taken a new, though preliminary, step to encourage commercial development of the moon.

    According to documents obtained by Reuters, U.S. companies can stake claims to lunar territory through an existing licensing process for space launches.


  • FAA, reviewing Israeli measures, lifts flight ban

    July 23, 2014 | 9:56 pm

    The Federal Aviation Administration lifted its ban on flights to Israel after reviewing Israeli measures to keep flights safe from rockets.

    “Before making this decision, the FAA worked with its U.S. government counterparts to assess the security situation in Israel and carefully...

  • Villaraigosa to FAA: Reverse ban on Ben Gurion flights

    July 23, 2014 | 2:00 pm

    Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is urging the Federal Aviation Administration to rescind its ban on U.S. airline carriers flying to and from Ben Gurion Airport in Israel.

    "Having recently returned from Israel," Villaraigosa said in a statement on July 23 to the...

  • FAA upgrades Israel safety rating

    November 1, 2012 | 11:09 am

    The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has upgraded its safety rating of Israel.

    The FAA on Thursday returned Israel to its list of nations that comply with International Civil Aviation Organization standards with a Category 1 ranking, based on an FAA review last month of...

  • Residents make noise at Berman’s hearing to silence helicopters

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    August 7, 2012 | 1:36 am

    Windows of houses in Holmby Hills have been rattled. Horses near Glendale have been spooked. A recent Beethoven concert at the Hollywood Bowl was all but ruined.

    These are among the annoyances that have been caused by noise from helicopters, which was the subject of a community...