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Cuba Policy Change Will Have Impact On Travel & Money

Wednesday’s historic announcement on U.S. and Cuba relations opened the door to more than just diplomacy.

12/18/2014

The seal of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are seen on August 4, 2011 in Washington, DC. Top US Senate Democrat Harry Reid announced August 4 that polarized lawmakers had reached a stopgap deal to end a costly row that has shut airport construction and halted tax payments by airlines. "I am pleased to announce that we have been able to broker a bipartisan compromise between the House and the Senate to put 74,000 transportation and construction workers back to work," Reid said in a statement. The cash crunch has forced the FAA to temporarily lay off 4,000 non-essential personnel and halt work for 70,000 workers on airport construction projects, though top officials say air safety is not at risk    AFP PHOTO/PAUL J. RICHARDS

Drones For Moviemaking Win FAA Approval

The government granted six movie and television production companies permission to use drones for filming, an important step toward greater use of the technology by commercial operators, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced Thursday.

09/25/2014

September 7, 2014: The pilot who crash landed off Miami Beach talks about how he survived the crash.  (Source: CBS4)

Pilot: Panicking Didn’t Cross My Mind

The pilot of a plane that lost power off Miami Beach Saturday afternoon said he had just 20 seconds to prepare to land in the water.

09/07/2014

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Trouble In The Air Causing Flying Fear For Many Travelers

United States airliners have been cleared for takeoff to resume service to Israel Thursday after a two day hiatus.

07/24/2014

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FAA Lifts Flight Ban To Airport In Tel Aviv

The FAA has lifted its ban on US airline flights into and out of Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv but missiles and rockets are still engaging in the air over the Tel Aviv area.

07/24/2014

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FAA Extends Ban On Flights Into Tel Aviv

The Federal Aviation Administration has extended its ban on U.S. airlines’ flights to and from Tel Aviv, Israel, for another 24 hours. The ban now runs through 12:15 p.m. ET Thursday, the FAA said.

CBS Miami–07/23/2014

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2 Airlines Scrap Flights To Tel Aviv Over Missile Fear

South Floridians who want to fly into Tel Aviv will not be able to after two U.S. airlines cancelled all flights to Israel until further notice, after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport.

07/22/2014

The International Space Station's robotic arm, Canadarm2, grapples the Orbital Sciences' Cygnus cargo craft.  (Source: NASA TV)

Space Florida Expects SpaceX To Touch Down In Texas

Space Florida, the quasi-government agency created to grow the space industry, expects billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk to set up the world’s first private launch facility in Texas.

07/18/2014

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Amazon Asks FAA For Permission To Fly Drones

Amazon has asked the Federal Aviation Administration for permission to use drones to help deliver packages to customers.

07/11/2014

Scene where a small plane crashed in central Florida on June 9, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Officials: 2 Killed in Central Florida Plane Crash

Two people on board a small plane were killed when the plane crashed into a Central Florida neighborhood.

CBS Miami–06/10/2014

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