West Elk Air owner says it was no picnic; he landed because a passenger was ill. He was cited for a similar offense in Colorado this year.
On Wednesday, a Senate committee indefinitely postponed a vote on the nomination of Denver airport CEO Phillip Washington.
Republicans grill Phillip Washington over his aviation experience. Washington has been Denver International Airport CEO since 2021 and previously ran RTD.
Pilots approaching two closely spaced runways in the northwest corner of the airport have been getting frequent “nuisance” collision warnings, leading numerous crews to turn off those alerts
WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is giving nearly $1 billion to 85 airports to expand and upgrade terminals and other facilities, using money approved in last year’s huge infrastructure bill. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said the projects will help meet future demand for travel and make flying safer and more efficient. “I don’t think anybody […]
By David Koenig, AP Airlines Writer The White House said Wednesday that President Joe Biden plans to nominate Phillip Washington, the CEO of Denver International Airport, to lead the Federal Aviation Administration. Washington is well known to Biden administration figures. In late 2020, he served on Biden’s transition, leading a team that advised the incoming […]
In what may serve as an anticlimactic end to a years-long dispute between metro Denver governments and the Federal Aviation Administration, a federal court has dismissed Centennial Airport’s challenge to the FAA’s plan to reroute airplane traffic in the Mile High City. “I think frankly the court punted on this — didn’t want to touch […]
By Thomas Peipert, The Associated Press The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday ordered airlines in the United States to ground planes with the type of engine that blew apart after takeoff from Denver this past weekend until they can be inspected for stress cracks. The FAA’s order applies to U.S. operators of airplanes equipped with […]
A small plane crashed Monday afternoon near the mountain town of Telluride, killing both people aboard. Authorities say the two people killed were a couple from Port Orange, Florida, who “had eloped to Telluride for a small wedding and adventure-filled honeymoon that they were documenting online for friends and families to follow.” They were identified […]
Witnesses to the deadly crash of a twin-engine plane in Loveland last month say the aircraft was on fire before it went down near the Northern Colorado Regional Airport. The National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report on the May 15 crash that a fellow pilot saw the plane on fire moments before […]