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  • Dennis Muilenburg on Commercial Airline Safety
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    Dennis Muilenburg on Commercial Airline Safety

    Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg made his first public remarks since the March 10, 2019, Ethiopian Airlines crash of the airline manufacturer’s 737 Max jet. Mr. Muilenburg talked about running…

  • FAA and NTSB Officials Testify on Airline Safety in Wake of Boeing 737 Crashes
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    Commercial Airline Safety

    Officials from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), and the Department of Transportation testified about the decision to recall the…

  • Washington Journal Mary Schiavo Discusses Boeing 737 Max Grounding  Airline Safety
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    Mary Schiavo on Boeing 737 Max Grounding and Airline Safety

    Former Transportation Department Inspector General Mary Schiavo discusses the recent grounding of the Boeing 737 Max aircrafts and the role government and industry play in airline safety.

  • President Trump Grounds All Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 Jets
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    President Trump Briefing on Drug Trafficking

    President Trump issued an emergency order to ground all of Boeing’s max planes until further notice. The U.S. joined several other countries to ground these aircraft after a deadly crash in…

  • Author Discussion on Aviation
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    Author Discussion on Aviation

    Authors Dan Hampton, Chasing the Demon; Sam Kleiner, The Flying Tigers; Robert Kurson, Rocket Men; and Karen Piper, A Girl’s Guide to Missiles, discussed their respective books on aviation.…

  • Ashley Halsey on Impact of Shutdown on Air Travel
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    Ashley Halsey on Impact of Shutdown on Air Travel

    The Washington Post's Ashley Halsey spoke by phone about the shutdown’s impact on air travel. The recent shutdown was the longest in U.S. history, lasting for 35 days due to an impasse on…

  • History of Douglas Aviation
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    History of Douglas Aviation

    Founded in 1921, the Douglas Aircraft Company served as an aerospace manufacturer. The company later merged with McDonnell Douglas and became Boeing in 1997. Mike Machat, curator at the Museum of Flying,…

  • emThe Flightem
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    The Flight

    Dan Hampton talked about his book The Flight: Charles Lindbergh’s Daring and Immortal 1927 Transatlantic Crossing, in which he reports on Charles Lindbergh’s trans-Atlantic flight from New York to…

  • Senator Bob Casey at Aviation Safety Forum
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    Senator Bob Casey at Aviation Safety Forum

    Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) gave the opening keynote address at the Air Line Pilots Association’s 2018 Air Safety Forum. He talked about his desire to see Congress take further action to…

  • Aviation Safety Forum Disruptive Passengers
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    Aviation Safety Forum, Disruptive Passengers

    Representatives from law enforcement, labor unions, and airlines talked about a recent increase in violent and unsavory passenger incidents and ways to de-escalate and prevent such situations.…

  • Aviation Safety Forum Acting FAA Administrator Remarks
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    Aviation Safety Forum, Acting FAA Administrator Remarks

    Daniel Elwell, the Federal Aviation Administration’s acting administrator, was among the featured speakers at the annual aviation safety forum hosted by the Air Line Pilots Association labor union. He…

  • Delta Air CEO Ed Bastian Addresses National Press Club Luncheon
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    Ed Bastian on Airline Travel and Customer Service

    Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian spoke about some of the changes taking place at his airline, including how technology has impacted customer experiences. He also discussed tariffs and immigration policy,…

  • emPlane Crashem
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    Plane Crash

    George Bibel looked at the mechanical and human failures that lead to plane crashes, as well as the role in public safety of the National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal…

  • TSA Officials Testify on PreCheck Program and Airport Wait Times
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    TSA PreCheck Program

    Transpiration Security Administration’s (TSA) and Government Accountability Office (GAO) officials testified a House hearing on wait times at airport security. They discussed TSA’s Precheck…

  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems
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    Unmanned Aircraft Systems

    Public safety and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) officials talked about the future of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The speakers discussed the use of aerial drones in law…

  • President Trump Welcomes Southwest Flight 1380 Passengers and Crew
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    President Trump Welcomes Southwest Flight 1380 Passengers and Crew

    President Trump met with the crew members and passengers of Southwest Flight 1380 two weeks after the Dallas-bound flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia when one of…

  • Jacob Fischler on FAA Reauthorization
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    Jacob Fischler on FAA Reauthorization

    Jacob Fischler talked about the details of the details of the FAA reauthorization bill that was being debated in the House.

  • Washington Journal Michael Sargent Discusses the FAAs Role in Airline Safety
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    Michael Sargent on FAA and Airline Safety

    Michael Sargent talked about the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) role in airline safety. This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series, during which a portion of “Washington…

  • Washington Journal Federal Govt Role in Aviation Safety
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    Bill Carey on Federal Government Role in Aviation Safety

    Bill Carey, from Aviation Week, spoke by phone about the federal government’s role in aviation safety. The previous week an engine exploded on a Southwest Airlines flight, resulting in the…

  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephones lines and social media were open to take viewer comments to the question, “Is there more government can do to improve air travel safety?” Bill Carey, from Aviation Week, spoke by phone…

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