Issue / Aircraft

House Democrats Release Critical Report on 737 MAX As Senate Panel Postpones Certification Bill

This week, Democrats on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee released a 238-page investigative report on the actions...

DOT IG Releases Timeline of 737 MAX Development

After the second fatal crash of a Boeing 737 MAX jetliner in March 2019 led to the worldwide grounding of the new model airplane,...

St. Louis Pulls Bid to Privatize its Airport

In the late 1990s, the St. Louis Lambert International Airport was the nation's 15th-largest, with more traffic than Seattle-Tacoma,...

House Hearing Cites Faulty FAA Risk Calculations on 737 MAX

Another hearing before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee this week looked more deeply at decisions made by the...

House T&I Approves Bill Regulating Overseas Aircraft Repair Facilities

On November 20, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved a bill (H.R. 5119) sponsored by the panel's chairman,...

Senate Committee Approves RRIF and NASA Bills, 3 Nominations

The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee held a drama-free markup on November 13 and approved 20 bills by voice vote,...

Boeing CEO Faces Hostile Audiences on Capitol Hill

This week, the chief executive officer of Boeing, Dennis Muilenburg, spent two days this week testifying before a largely hostile...

Senators Press FAA Officials on MAX Certification Procedure and UAS Rules

In the wake of recent reporting in The New York Times and Wall Street Journal regarding the certification process for the Boeing 737...

Trends in International Travel Part 3: Aircraft, Polar Routes, and Flights to Asia

Eno conducted an analysis of the international market for air travel in November 2018 for the Japan International Transport Institute....

House Hearing Looks At the Long-Term Future of Aviation

On Tuesday, March 12 the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation held a hearing on the Future of Aviation...

The FY20 Budget: Transportation Security

March 20, 2019 The President's fiscal year 2020 budget request for the Department of Homeland Security includes proposals for a...

A Look at New Regulations Required by the FAA Reauthorization Law

October 12, 2018 The FAA reauthorization bill signed into law on October 5 does a lot of things – authorizes $97 billion in...

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