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Pensions: Delta Air Lines has given formal notice that it intends to wind up its pilots' pension program as part of its plan to emerge from bankruptcy. The pilots have swallowed the bitter pill without protest, acknowledging the unsustainable pension plan is threatening the airline as a whole...

Alaska air traffic controllers say FAA Administrator Marion Blakey tarnished their reputations when she said they were bending the rules while handling traffic with the automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) system. The controllers say the problem is with the gear, not them, and they've asked for an apology...

Two FAA pilots were uninjured when the nose gear of their King Air collapsed on landing at Bradley International Airport. The mishap closed the main runway for three hours but there was little damage to the plane...

Columbia Aircraft engineers, the FAA and insurance companies are scrambling to assess and repair damage to 60 aircraft caught in a freak hailstorm at the Bend, Ore., factory on June 12. In a letter to customers, CEO Bing Landis said the golf-ball-sized hail appears to have caused only cosmetic damage.