Officials meet to address safety after aviation calamities

WASHINGTON (AP) — Government and aviation industry officials from dozens of countries are meeting in Montreal this week to try to find consensus... Read more

Despite low gas prices, gas tax hike appears unlikely

WASHINGTON | The new Republican-controlled Congress is facing an old problem: where to find the money for highway and transit programs. Read more

House passes highway bill as deadline looms

WASHINGTON | With an August deadline looming, the House voted Tuesday to temporarily patch over a multibillion-dollar pothole in federal highway... Read more

Official: Jet had 'uncontained' engine failure

GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — A Spirit Airlines jet with smoke in the cabin has safely returned to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport shortly after takeoff on a flight to Atlanta. Read more

FAA to weigh easing limits on electronic devices

WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration will begin considering a recommendation next week that it ease restrictions on airline passengers' use of smartphones, tablets, e-readers and other personal electronic devices during takeoffs and landings. Read more


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