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Boeing 787 Dreamliner (credit: James Morgan/Boeing Australia via Getty Images)

Report: FAA Failed To Properly Test 787 Dreamliner Batteries

The government failed to properly test the Boeing 787’s lithium-ion batteries and relied too much on Boeing for technical expertise, a new report says.

05/22/2014

Reports of lasers being pointed at planes heading to Logan were up in 2010.

Police Searching For Person Pointing Laser Lights At Boston Planes

It could be a dangerous game, someone pointing green laser lights at aircraft.

02/26/2014

Forte Park in Newton. (WBZ-TV)

FAA: Laser Pointed At Plane Over Newton

Two different pilots reported seeing lasers pointed into their cockpits Tuesday night.

02/25/2014

(Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

For the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.

02/25/2014

Quincy

Mystery Aircraft Frightens Quincy Residents

Sources tell WBZ that the aircraft is not a drone and that it is manned.

05/09/2013

Gary Lapierre

Thank God For Congress And Barack Obama……….

The FAA has been cutting back personnel for almost a year now and clearly, the sequester date was looming. A lot of things could have been done to prevent it, but they opted to do nothing. The White House, clearly bent on creating suffering among us, joined in the refusal to do something about it and in a matter of hours, tens of thousands of air travelers were stranded and were suffering. Four members of my family got caught in it.

04/26/2013

This US Airways jet was cleared out at Logan Airport after landing from Philadelphia Tuesday morning.

Police: ‘Security Incident’ On Plane At Logan Not Related To Monday’s Bombing

State Police say a security incident reported on a US Airways flight from Philadelphia to Boston is not related to Monday’s bombings.

04/16/2013

Lawrence Airport control tower

FAA Delays Closure Of Control Towers At Several Local Airports

The Federal Aviation Administration reported Friday it will delay the closure of the 149 control tower operations until at least June.

04/05/2013

Lawrence Airport control tower

Control Tower At Lawrence Airport To Shut Down

The FAA announced Tuesday that 173 control towers will shut down.

03/05/2013

Logan International Airport. (Photo credit: C.J. GUNTHER/AFP/Getty Images)

Newly Proposed Flight Paths At Logan Not Popular In Dedham

An FAA proposal to change the path of some flights out of Logan Airport has residents of Dedham and surrounding communities worried that the noise will hurt their quality of life.

02/05/2013

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