A whistleblower with the Transportation Security Administration is sounding the alarm about loosened security at US airports, charging that top TSA officials have prioritized speed over security by reducing the sensitivity of metal detectors, disabling technology on some X-ray machines, issuing orders to keep the baggage conveyor belts moving in certain circumstances and ordering policy changes that result in fewer pat-downs.
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Ah, holiday travel. Between huge crowds and weather delays, flying during this time of year is hectic. Now close your eyes and imagine the entire scenario with one additional annoyance: Loud talkers yammering into their cell phones at 35,000 feet.
Boeing's credit rating was trimmed by Moody's and Standard & Poor's, as the rating agencies said the aircraft maker's move to halt 737 Max production comes with increased risks.
The Transportation Security Administration estimates 42 million passengers will go through security checkpoints across the country this holiday season -- and that means you need to plan ahead.
A former American Airlines mechanic accused of trying to sabotage a commercial airliner pleaded guilty to attempted destruction of an aircraft in federal court.
An Irish company that sells and leases aircraft has filed a lawsuit seeking to cancel an order for 22 of Boeing's 737 Max jets and collect at least $185 million in damages.
Boeing's 737 Max crisis keeps getting worse and worse. And there is no clear end in sight.
Boeing shares continued to slide Tuesday after the company announced it would temporarily halt production of the troubled 737 Max.
Boeing plans to suspend production of the 737 Max starting in January as it waits for the embattled plane to be recertified to return to service, the company announced Monday.
A "phase one" trade deal between the United States and China, announced Friday, has cleared the path for riskier assets to rally through the end of the year.
A United Airlines flight from San Diego was forced to make an emergency landing in Albuquerque after flames were seen shooting from one of the plane's engines.
Boeing's stock fell Monday following a report that the company was considering curbing production of the troubled 737 Max.
A Qantas flight was forced to return to Sydney when smoke filled the cabin shortly after takeoff.
Boeing is considering curbing production of the troubled 737 Max and could announce the decision as soon as Monday after the US markets close, a source familiar with the decision-making process said.
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is restarting a program that allows people to go through security and meet loved ones at the gate without purchasing a ticket.
Qantas is choosing Airbus over Boeing as a partner to fly the world's longest passenger routes. It's yet another blow to the embattled American aircraft maker, which continues to weather fallout from the 737 Max crisis.
Boeing is going to be paying its airline customers billions of dollars to compensate for the months-long grounding of the 737 Max. At least one of those airlines, Southwest, said Thursday it will share some of that money with its employees.
The Boeing 737 Max will not be approved to fly again before the end of this year, according to the head of the Federal Aviation Administration.
A government analysis after the first Boeing 737 MAX crash last fall found the jets were at a significant risk for future crashes, but the agency did not ground the planes until after a second one fell from the sky.
Few people enjoy in-flight turbulence, but while it's anxiety-inducing you're usually pretty safe and secure with your seat belt fastened.
Nobody knows for sure when Boeing will be able to secure approval to return the 737 Max to the skies. What's certain is no passengers will fly in a 737 Max for quite some time.
A lifeless baby was found in a restroom of Manila's international airport on Sunday, the state-run Philippines National News Agency reported.
A government watchdog warned Thursday that some airport security screening equipment may not be keeping pace with current threats and remaining effective.
United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz will step down from running the airline in May, the company announced Thursday.