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Outage Grounds American Airlines Flights

American asked the Federal Aviation Administration to halt its flights until 4 p.m. CT.


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FAA To Delay 149 Airport Tower Closures Until June

The Federal Aviation Administration said the closures are being delayed in order to deal with legal challenges.


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St. Louis Regional Airport On Final FAA List of Closing Towers

The original list of threatened towers contained 189 contract towers but the Administration was able to stave off the closure of 40 of those, leaving a final list of 149.


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St. Louis Regional Airport Director Speaks Out Against Sequester Cuts

The Federal Aviation Administration said in a letter, any review of proposed cuts would only be based on national interests.


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McCaskill Wants Relaxed Cellphone, Tablet Rules on Airplanes

She says it’s absurd to retain the restrictions for passengers given that the FAA decided earlier this year to let pilots use tablet computers in the cockpit.


Emergency officials around a single-engine Piper Cherokee airplane which crashed into Creve Coeur Lake on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Woman Dies From Plane Crash In St. Louis-Area Lake

A spokeswoman for DePaul Health Center in Bridgeton says 69-year-old Suzanne Hazelton died Monday.



Plane Lands On Greene County Road After Running Out Of Gas

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the pilot had to navigate past power lines and oncoming traffic to land at the top of a hill on Missouri 13.



One Dead In Small Plane Crash Near Chicago

The single-engine plane was attempting to take off when it crashed. The pilot was the only person on the plane. He was identified as 69-year-old Frank Kehoe of Hampshire.


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Gas Prices In St. Louis Lowest in U.S.

The national average for regular unleaded gasoline is $3.51 per gallon. Last week’s plunge in oil prices could push the average to $3.25 per gallon by November.


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Carnahan Criticizes ‘Job-Slashing’ Aviation bill

St. Louis congressman Russ Carnahan went on the offensive yesterday, criticizing an FAA Reauthorization bill which includes $2,000,000 in cuts to Missouri’s share of AIP funds.




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