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Press Releases

November 29, 2022
FAA strengthens supply chain by providing $174M to $330M project that can de-ice 12 wide-body aircraft simultaneously
November 23, 2022
Grants for snow removal and de-icing facilities help airports keep operations moving this winter
November 23, 2022

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announces that the Republic of Rwanda has achieved an International Aviation Safety Assessment (IASA) Category 1 rating, and is in compliance with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standards.

The FAA IASA program focuses on a country’s ability to adhere to international aviation safety standards and recommended practices. The standards are set by ICAO, the United Nations’ technical agency for aviation. 

November 21, 2022
Local, state and federal officials join Secretary Buttigieg to mark milestone. Secretary visits Southside program training new, diverse generation of aviation maintenance technicians.
November 16, 2022
Holds them to same medical standards as other commercial pilots
November 15, 2022

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October 24, 2022

WASHINGTON— The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today issued guidance on how to become an FAA-recognized community-based organization for recreational drone flying.

October 21, 2022

WASHINGTON— The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is welcoming 21 new members to the Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee (COMSTAC). U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg approved the nominations along with the re-appointment of seven members.

October 19, 2022

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Transportation Department today announced 12 new appointments to the Federal Aviation Administration Advanced Aviation Advisory Committee (AAAC). The committee provides advice on key drone and Advanced Air Mobility issues.