Southwest Airlines Hit With Flightaware Cancellations Due To COVID-19


TEXAS (October 11, 2021)---Southwest Airlines has pulled the plug on almost 2000 cancellations leaving  hundreds and thousands of travelers stranded following a  weekend of major service disruptions. According to Flightaware, the carrier has cancelled 348 flights Monday and delayed another 303 flights. The Dallas-based airline had blamed air traffic control…

FAA Issued An Emergency Order To Revoke The Ability of Universal Flight Services To Charge Passengers For Flights


WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an emergency order to revoke the ability of Universal Flight Services to charge passengers for flights. The FAA also revoked the pilot certificate of the owner of Universal Flight Services for allegedly conducting illegal charter flights. Universal Flight Services,…

FAA Published Final Airport Solar Project Hazardous Glare Policy


CITY OF WASHINGTON (May 26, 2021)---the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) published a final policy aimed at ensuring that airport solar projects don’t create hazardous glare. The policy requires airports to measure the visual impact of such projects on pilots and air traffic control personnel. The policy applies to proposed solar energy systems at…

Weather Impacting Air Travel Between Boston To Florida


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 5, 2021)--today Clouds could slow flights throughout today in Boston (BOS), the New York area (EWR, JFK, LGA), Los Angeles (LAX) and Philadelphia (PHL). Morning clouds are expected in Atlanta (ATL). Thunderstorms could lead to delays in Charlotte (CTL), Orlando (MCO) and the Washington, D.C., area (BWI, DCA, IAD). Pilots: Check out…

FAA Proposes Civil Penalties against Four Passengers for Allegedly Interfering with Flight Attendants


CITY OF WASHINGTON (May 5, 2021) – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes civil penalties ranging from $9,000 to $32,750 against four airline passengers for allegedly interfering with and, in two cases, assaulting flight attendants who instructed them to obey cabin crew instructions and various federal regulations.  The cases are as follows:  $32,750…