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Federal records show that cracks were found and repaired a year ago in the frame of the Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-300 that made an emergency landing at an Arizona military base after a hole was torn from the passenger cabin.
A "gunshot-like sound" woke Brenda Reese as her Southwest Airlines flight cruised at 36,000 feet. Looking up, she could see the sky through a hole torn in the cabin roof.
The House passed a sweeping overhaul of aviation regulations Friday, pushing aside Democratic complaints that the bill doesn't do enough to protect airline passengers or keep tired pilots from flying.
A move by some House Republicans to alter the way rail and airline workers organize could threaten a comprehensive aviation safety bill, continuing the GOP's push back at collective bargaining rights.
The nation's top aviation official on Thursday said he had suspended a control tower supervisor while investigating why no controller was available to aid two planes landing at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport early Wednesday morning.
Airport security screeners pushing for full union rights cleared a significant hurdle Tuesday as the Senate rejected a Republican-authored proposal that would have barred them from collective bargaining.
The Senate debate to ease decades-old restrictions on long-haul flights at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport has divided lawmakers along geographical lines instead of the usual party ones.
Senate Republicans have forced a vote on repealing the health care reform law, an action Democrats say is a waste of time that will end in defeat.
A passenger plane briefly lost radio contact with air traffic controllers when the pilot turned to the wrong frequency as he approached Washington, leading to the scrambling of fighter jets and the evacuation of the U.S. Capitol, federal officials said Saturday.