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Boeing has put development of a replacement for the venerable 737 on hold. The program, which would incorporate technology in the 787, was announced in 2006 but company officials said it must focus on "technology breakthroughs" rather than whole-airplane development to achieve the kind of efficiencies customers want...

The pilot of a Beech 1900 owned by Utah-based Alpine Air Charters died when the aircraft hit a building in Billings, Mont., shortly after takeoff. The aircraft was carrying 4,000 lbs. of mail...

The FAA has banned pilots and controllers from using the anti-smoking drug Chantix after a study revealed it could cause health problems that could lead to incapacitation. The study found that those on the drug were at greater risk for seizures, loss of consciousness, heart attacks, vision problems, and various psychiatric instabilities.