While You’re in the Air, Pilots’ Key Partners May Be Working From Home

Two carriers, Republic Airways and SkyWest Airlines, took the agency up on the offer. Two years ago, the Federal Aviation Administration allowed a handful of airlines to let some aircraft...

FAA rejects airline's request to reduce pilots' flight training hours

The FAA rejected a regional airline's bid to reduce the number of flight hours needed to become a commercial airline pilot. The regional airline wanted to cut the required flight hours from 60 to...

5 things to know before the stock market opens Tuesday

The Federal Reserve's policy-setting committee is set to start its two-day meeting Tuesday. Stocks generally have been in sell-off mode since August's inflation data came in hotter than expected....

FAA refuses to let regional airline hire co-pilots with less experience because it believes the plan poses a risk to...

Republic Airways asked the FAA for permission to recruit co-pilots with a minimum of 750 hours of flying time.

The pilot shortage isn't so bad that a regional airline can hire co-pilots with half the experience, FAA says

Republic Airways asked the FAA to allow it to hire co-pilots with at least 750 hours of flying time. The agency is sticking by 1,500 flight hours.

Aviation regulator met Boeing about 737 MAX's return to China

BEIJING - China's aviation regulator said on Tuesday it held a meeting with Boeing (NYSE:BA) on Sept. 14 about the return of the 737 MAX to China. The jet has not flown commercially in China...

Beyond Meat COO Arrested on Charges of Terroristic Threatening and Third-Degree Battery

By Davit Kirakosyan According to KNWA/KFTA, Doug Ramsey, the COO of Beyond Meat, Inc. , was arrested on a pair of charges after reportedly biting a man’s nose in a parking garage near Razorback...

FAA rejects Republic Airways' proposal to reduce the hours it takes to become a co-pilot

Regulators reject Republic Airways' request to cut pilot hiring standards in half. The airline wanted to allow graduates of its own academy to become airline co-pilots. The typical 1,500 flight...

FAA rejects airline request to hire less-experienced pilots

Federal officials have rejected a request by a regional airline facing a pilot shortage to hire co-pilots with half the usual minimum amount of flying experience.Republic Airways asked for...

FAA rejects Republic Airways' proposal to reduce the hours it takes to become a co-pilot

Regulators reject Republic Airways' request to cut pilot hiring standards in half. The airline wanted to allow graduates of its own academy to become airline co-pilots. The typical 1,500 flight...

FAA rejects proposal to halve flight-time requirement for pilots as shortage prompts route cuts

FAA rejected a proposal to halve the number of hours required to become a co-pilot. Republic Airways proposed to regulators in April that pilots be allowed to fly commercial passenger flights...

Two Turkish banks suspend Russian Mir payments after U.S. sanctions

By Ebru Tuncay and Jonathan Spicer ISTANBUL -Turkish lenders Isbank and Denizbank have suspended use of Russian payment system Mir, the banks said on Monday, following a U.S. crackdown on those...

Banks Push Ahead to Offload Risky LBO Debt Ahead of Fed Meeting

-- A group of banks led by Barclays (LON:BARC) Plc and Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC). are moving forward with risky leveraged buyout financings despite the volatility gripping the market ahead...

FAA denies Republic Airways bid to reduce co-pilot training hours

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Monday it had denied a request by Republic Airways to allow the regional airline to reduce the number of...

FAA Rejects Republic Airways' Proposal to Cut Time Co-Pilots Need to Fly

The Indianapolis-based airline sought to let the aspiring pilots begin flying passengers after 750 hours of training, half of what is typically required.

FAA rejects proposal to halve flight-time requirement for pilots as shortage prompts route cuts

FAA rejected a proposal to halve the number of hours required to become a co-pilot. Republic Airways proposed to regulators in April that pilots be allowed to fly commercial passenger flights...

FAA denies Republic Airways bid to reduce co-pilot training hours

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Monday it had denied a request by Republic Airways to allow the regional airline to reduce the number of hours needed to become a co-pilot.

These US airlines have lost or mishandled the most luggage so far this year

American Airlines and Republic Airways have had the worst performance so far this year, mishandling one in every 108 bags they took on planes.

Storms ground thousands of US travelers as airlines cancel flights

Airlines cancel about 1,400 U.S. flights as thunderstorms hit the East Coast. Another 6,300 flights had been delayed by early evening. The three major airports in the New York City area and Reagan...

American CEO says the airline has grounded 100 planes because it doesn't have enough pilots to fly them

American Airlines CEO Robert Isom said on Friday that the carrier is grounding about 100 regional jets. He believes the problem "can be remedied" with the right compensation and incentives. United...

Flight cancellations ease after rocky start to Memorial Day weekend

Bad weather contributed to many of the delays, with Delta posting the most disruptions. Airfare has jumped as bookings rise and airlines offer limited options to travelers. The weekend is a test...

US airlines cutting training requirements to get more pilots; shortage

Republic Airways is considering reducing training requirements from 1,500 to 750 hours. Senator Lindsay Graham reportedly could propose legislation that would increase the mandatory pilot...

US airlines cutting training requirements to get more pilots; shortage

Regional airline Republic Airways asked the FAA in April for permission to hire pilots from its training academy with 750 hours instead of 1,500.

Frontier and Spirit to merge, creating America's fifth-largest airline

Frontier Airlines and Spirit Airlines have agreed to merge. The deal, valued at $6.6 billion, is structured with Frontier Airlines controlling 51.5 percent of the merged airline. Still to be...

Frontier and Spirit to merge creating 5th largest airline in U.S

Frontier Airlines and Spirit Airlines have agreed to merge. The deal, valued at $6.6 billion, is structured with Frontier Airlines controlling 51.5% of the merged airline. Spirit investors will...

2,000 US flights canceled for Saturday, as winter storm is set to pummel East Coast

More than 2,000 flights within, into or out of the United States are canceled Saturday. Boston's Logan airport, which is a hub city for JetBlue and Delta Air Lines, has 257 cancellations. For...

FAA approves more airliners -- including some smaller, regional jets -- to fly near 5G towers

The FAA says it has issued more approvals that allow 78% of the US commercial airliner fleet to perform low-visibility landings at airports near where wireless companies deployed 5G. The FAA has...

Airlines and airports most likely to disrupt your travel plans

Study looked at two-year period from July 2019 to July 2021 to capture pre-pandemic and pandemic flying. Allegiant Air and Newark Liberty International Airport are the entities most likely to have...

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