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FAA puts more restrictions on foreign jets at SFO

U.S. aviation officials are no longer allowing foreign airlines to land alongside another plane when touching down at San Francisco International Airport in the wake of the deadly Asiana Airlines crash. Full story

Foreign airlines urged to use GPS at San Francisco

Federal aviation officials have advised all foreign airlines to use a GPS system instead of visual reckoning and cockpit instruments when landing at San Francisco International Airport in the wake of the deadly Asiana Airlines crash. Full story

Jet makes emergency landing on way to St. Pete

A flight from Grand Rapids to the Bay area made an emergency landing in Albany, GA Sunday night.  The 155 passengers were still trying to make their way to St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport Monday morning. Full story

Wis. air show leads fight against federal fees

One of the nation's largest air shows begins Monday in Wisconsin, and for the first time, the federal government is charging it an air traffic control fee that amounts to about $45 for each of the 10,000 planes flying in. Full story

FAA seeks $2.75 million quality control penalty for Boeing unit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday said it proposed penalizing Boeing's commercial airplane unit $2.75 million for taking nearly two years to fix a problem with fasteners on its 777 widebody airplanes. Full story

How often are fliers kicked off planes?

   According to the FAA, it doesn’t happen as often as you think, with 129 people removed from planes in 2012, an all-time low. The TODAY anchors look into what behavior might warrant a passenger being removed from a flight.

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  Close call as planes fly over NYC

On June 13 a Delta flight missed its approach and ended up traveling in the same direction as a Shuttle America plane, coming within 2600 feet horizontally and just 200 feet vertically. NBC’s Tom Costello reports.

  FAA looks into near-miss by 2 planes over NYC

A Delta Boeing 747 cleared to land at Kennedy Airport missed an approach and ended up flying in the same direction as another jet leaving the runway at LaGuardia Airport, putting the aircrafts within several hundred feet of each other. The FAA is now investigating. NBC’s Tom Costello reports.

  FAA says it is likely to relax electronic device rules

The FAA told NBC News Thursday morning that it will likely relax the ban on using some personal electronic devices at low altitudes. Currently the FAA requires devices to be shut off below 10,000 feet. NBC’s Tom Costello reports.

  FAA to ease electronics restrictions

The FAA is set to relax its ban on some electronic devices which may have some people celebrating. NOW’s Alex Wagner and panel discuss.

  Fighting to win more sequester fixes

Politico’s Darren Samuelson talks about his report that advocates for other agencies facing across-the-board budget cuts are lining up, looking for fixes of their own.

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