Stories about Federal Aviation Administration


Wind energy utility leasing more than 7,000 acres of land Down East

By Tim Cox on July 25, 2014, at 4:02 p.m.
Richard Rockefeller

Falmouth’s Richard Rockefeller dies in NY small plane crash

By Beth Brogan on June 13, 2014, at 10:22 a.m.
A plane takes off from Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport in Trenton in 2011.

Maine airports to get more than $5 million in federal grants

By Bill Trotter on July 31, 2013, at 8:34 p.m.
Bangor International Airport Director Tony Caruso

Federal order for American Airlines to cut flights would hurt Bangor International Airport, say city officials

By Nick McCrea on May 01, 2013, at 8:54 p.m.

Hancock County commissioners dismiss complaint against chief financial officer

By Bill Trotter on March 07, 2013, at 1:09 p.m.

Congressional delegation eyes use of drones for border protection

By Jen Lynds on Nov. 05, 2011, at 4:48 p.m.

LePage opposes more low-level flight missions in Maine

The Associated Press on Aug. 21, 2011, at 4:07 p.m.

Congress reaches compromise to end partial FAA shutdown

By Joan Lowy, The Associated Press on Aug. 04, 2011, at 9:16 p.m.

FAA remains in partial shutdown as Senate fails to act on funding impasse

By Christine Mai-Duc, Tribune Washington Bureau on Aug. 02, 2011, at 8:26 p.m.

FAA: Tired air traffic controllers can skip work

By JOAN LOWY, on July 01, 2011, at 7:52 p.m.

FAA to fine people who point lasers at planes

By Joan Lowy, The Associated Press on June 01, 2011, at 7:32 p.m.

White House says shutdown will delay pay to troops

By Richard Lardner And Jim Kuhnhenn, The Associated Press on April 06, 2011, at 9:28 p.m.
A flight takes off from the Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport Friday.  The airport is among 110 in the country that could loose a large portion of it's funding if Congress eliminates the Essintial Air Services program.  Maine Congressman Michael Michaud voted against the bill that would eliminate the funding.

Lawmakers eye fate of rural airports

By Jen Lynds on Feb. 18, 2011, at 9:33 p.m.