Virgin Galactic earns FAA approval to fly humans to space

(NEW YORK) -- Virgin Galactic, the private spaceflight firm founded by billionaire Richard Branson, said Friday that it had received Federal Aviation Administration approval to fly humans to space. The company said that its existing commercial space transportation operator license had been upgraded to allow... Read More.

FAA proposes $52,500 fine against unruly passenger

(WASHINGTON) -- An unruly passenger on a Delta flight in December is now facing the largest proposed fine from the Federal Aviation Administration this year -- a whopping $52,500. According to the agency, the passenger tried to open the cockpit door on the flight from... Read More.