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Cal Fire planes spray slurry on a wildfire in the Altamont Pass, May 28th, 2015 (Photo by @brianjtarte, used with permission)

Hobby Drone Prevents Firefighting Aircraft From Flying Over California Wildfire

A hobbyist flying a drone prevented firefighting aircraft from fighting a wildfire in Southern California Wednesday, a Cal Fire officer tweeted.

06/24/2015

List of flights canceled by Southwest Airlines on February 24, 2014, after the airline failed to inspect hydraulic systems on 128 jets. (CBS)

11 Bay Area Flights Canceled After Southwest Grounds 128 Planes Over Maintenance Issue

Eleven flights have been cancelled out of the Bay Area on Wednesday after Southwest Airlines decided to ground 128 planes when they failed to inspect backup hydraulic systems used to control the rudder if the main system fails.

02/25/2015

A Delta flight from SFO was grounded at New York's JFK airport after a bomb threat was received. (CBS)A Delta flight from SFO was grounded at New York's JFK airport after a bomb threat was received. (CBS)

Bomb Threat Grounds Plane From San Francisco At New York’s JFK Airport

An all-clear has been given after a suspected bomb threat on a Delta Airlines flight that departed from San Francisco International Airport and landed at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York Monday, a spokesman said.

01/19/2015

The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner delivered to ANA lands at Tokyo's Haneda Airport, September 27, 2011. (Boeing)

All-Nippon Flights From San Jose To Tokyo Cancelled Over 787 Grounding

All-Nippon Airways has cancelled flights to Tokyo via Mineta San Jose International Airport through early next week to comply with an FAA order grounding Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft in the United States, an airport spokeswoman said.

01/22/2013

The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner delivered to ANA lands at Tokyo's Haneda Airport, September 27, 2011. (Boeing)

FAA Grounds All Boeing 787s Following Latest Glitch

Japan’s two biggest airlines grounded all their Boeing 787 aircraft for safety checks Wednesday after one was forced to make an emergency landing in the latest blow for the new jet.

01/16/2013