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Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 10/31/2013

Read the report that told the FAA to change electronic device rules

The Federal Aviation Administration’s decision to allow passengers to use electronic devices during taxiing, takeoff and landing was based on a report issued last month by an advisory group. Read the report here.

By Mark Berman  |  05:05 PM ET, 10/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Air Travel, faa

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 10/31/2013

FAA to allow gate-to-gate use of personal electronics

Air travelers will soon be able to use their tablets and other electronic devices from gate to gate, the Federal Aviation Administration announced Thursday.

By Luz Lazo and Mark Berman  |  01:13 PM ET, 10/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Airlines, faa

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 10/04/2013

Due to the shutdown, you must continue to shut down

Shutdown delays FAA decision on recommendations that some electronic device use be allowed during take off and landing

By Ashley Halsey III  |  12:06 PM ET, 10/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  airline requirements, airline rules, Airlines, electronic devices, electronics turned off, faa, faa ruling

Posted at 05:50 PM ET, 04/10/2013

House bill would block FAA tower closures

Legislation was introduced in the House on Wednesday to block the closure of 149 air traffic control towers because of mandatory budget cuts under sequestration.

By Lori Aratani  |  05:50 PM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  airports, control towers; faa

Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 03/22/2013

FAA to close 149 airport towers, including several near D.C.

The Federal Aviation Administration will close 149 airport control towers early next month, including at least six in the Washington region.

By Mark Berman  |  04:37 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Air Travel, faa