FAA and NATCA Reach Agreement to Address Controller Fatigue by Providing More Rest Between Shifts

A well-rested workforce is integral for the safety of the flying public.

FAA Proposes $400,000 Civil Penalty Against Kalitta Air, LLC

WASHINGTON–The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposed a $400,000 civil penalty against Kalitta Air, LLC (Kalitta), of Ypsilanti, Michigan, for allegedly flying an aircraft that was not compliant with an FAA-issued Airworthiness Directive (AD). The agency alleges Kalitta flew a Boeing 777-F aircraft on 44 flights between December 29, 2022, and January 26, 2023, when the Aircraft’s Flight Manual was not updated to comply with the AD. Kalitta has requested an informal conference in response to the proposed civil penalty.

FAA Proposes $67,500 Civil Penalty Against Crow Executive Air

WASHINGTON–The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes a $67,500 civil penalty against Crow Executive Air, Inc., (Crow) of Perrysburg, Ohio, for allegedly using two unqualified pilots and for failing to perform a required equipment check. The FAA alleges that Crow operated a Cessna Citation aircraft on 10 flights for compensation or hire using two unqualified co-pilots and flew the aircraft when checks were overdue for a piece of navigation equipment. Crow has 30 days after receiving the FAA’s enforcement letter to respond to the agency.

INVESTING IN AMERICA: Biden-Harris Administration Announces Major Airport Investments Amid Record-Breaking Air Travel Season

FAA makes additional $1 billion available for Airport Terminal Program grants and announces nearly $290 million in awards for airport improvements, improving safety and efficiency.

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