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Airlines, pilots sue government to stop furloughs

Two airline trade associations and the Air Line Pilots Association said they have filed a lawsuit asking the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington to stop the furloughs.

Saturday - 04/20/2013, 02:20pm EDT

Flight delays: Furloughs begin at airports Sunday

FAA: Expect long delays at major airports as air traffic controller furloughs kick in Sunday

Friday - 04/19/2013, 12:02pm EDT

Obama: Boston culprits to feel 'weight of justice'

Obama says Boston culprits will 'feel weight of justice;' officials call explosions terrorism

Tuesday - 04/16/2013, 12:44pm EDT

How much cash can an efficient grants program save at your agency?

Tim Lawler, director of the grants management practice at Grant Thornton and former director of financial management at the FAA, tells the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp how the grants process can be streamlined at agencies.

Wednesday - 04/10/2013, 02:49pm EDT
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FAA delays closing of airport control towers

Faced with complaints and legal challenges, FAA puts off closing of airport control towers

Sunday - 04/07/2013, 08:12am EDT

Airports suing FAA over planned tower shutdowns

Airport operators are mounting a legal challenge to the Federal Aviation Administration's decision to cut funding for 149 air traffic control towers, accusing the agency of violating federal law meant to ensure major changes at airports do not erode safety.

Saturday - 03/30/2013, 04:14am EDT

FAA to close 149 air traffic towers under cuts

Federal Aviation Administration to close 149 air traffic control towers because of budget cuts

Saturday - 03/23/2013, 09:56am EDT

Boeing ready to move on 787 fix, if FAA approves

Boeing said Monday that it is set to move quickly to get its 787s back in the air if it gets federal approval for a fix for the batteries that have grounded the planes.

Monday - 03/04/2013, 07:40pm EST

New report questions FAA's airline safety promise

New report says federal regulators haven't kept safety promises made after 2009 air crash

Tuesday - 02/19/2013, 09:21am EST

FAA takes step toward widespread US drone flights

FAA moves closer to widespread US drone flights with plan for 6 test sites across the country

Friday - 02/15/2013, 03:34pm EST

NTSB: 787 battery approval should be reconsidered

NTSB: Investigation shows gov't approval of Boeing 787's batteries should be reconsidered

Friday - 02/08/2013, 11:40am EST

FAA's deputy CIO Cooper to leave government

Steve Cooper will head back to the private sector to his former management consulting business.

Friday - 01/25/2013, 06:35pm EST

FAA to launch comprehensive review of Boeing 787

Federal regulators say they are ordering a comprehensive review of the critical systems of Boeing's 787s, the aircraft maker's newest and most technologically advanced plane, after a fire and a fuel leak earlier this week.

Friday - 01/11/2013, 09:00am EST

Federal Drive Interviews -- Jan. 4, 2013

Certified financial planner talks about Thrift Savings Plan numbers for 2012. Todd Harrison of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments sheds light on DoD's recent shopping spree. Jim Treat of the Census Bureau discusses the Web-first approach to the American Community Survey. Attorney Sandy Hoe discusses a recent case in which a contractor sued the Air Force. Dr. Gerald Dillingham of the GAO talks about possible changes in leadership at the FAA.

Friday - 01/04/2013, 08:39am EST

GSA challenges real estate developers with a 'once-in-a-several-lifetimes' opportunity

The General Services Administration issued two requests for information earlier this month to redevelop the FBI headquarters building and the area of Washington known as Federal Triangle South. Acting Administrator Dan Tangherlini said he's willing to entertain any and all ideas for saving the government money, making the buildings more efficient and helping to transform the neighborhoods.

Friday - 12/21/2012, 05:19am EST

Defining and handling big data

MarkLogic's Jon Bakke and Rick Miller will talk about how their company can help your agency handle large data sets.
November 13, 2012

Tuesday - 11/13/2012, 11:17pm EST
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GSA targets cluster of federal buildings for redevelopment

The General Services Administration is considering redeveloping an area that includes the Energy Department complex, FAA buildings, GSA offices and the old Cotton Annex.

Friday - 10/12/2012, 03:23pm EDT
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Continuous improvement of a national asset

For more than sixty years, Raytheon has been a leader in the continuous improvement of one of the nation's most important assets: the National Airspace System. The FAA and Raytheon are working together to replace current systems with new technology that will support greater capacity and enhanced capabilities - safely and cost-effectively. Benefits also include saving fuel, cutting down on noise and reducing carbon emissions. Modernization of air travel - it's happening today.

Tuesday - 10/02/2012, 03:11pm EDT

ATM modernization is good for the environment

Raytheon is working with the FAA to help them guide and track air traffic more precisely and efficiently. And the entire planet is benefitting. Because finding the most efficient way to a destination means lessening aviation's impact on the environment - saving fuel, reducing carbon emissions and cutting down on noise. Transformation of air travel - it's happening today.

Tuesday - 10/02/2012, 03:06pm EDT

FAA chief says voting claim under federal review

The head of the Federal Aviation Administration says an independent federal agency is investigating allegations that FAA managers in Seattle urged employees to vote Democratic in the upcoming election.FAA acting Administrator Michael Huerta says no one from his agency or elsewhere in the Obama administration gave such directions about how to vote.

Wednesday - 09/12/2012, 04:10pm EDT
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