WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Aviation Administration will keep open for now the 149 control towers at small airports that were slated to close as the result of governmentwide automatic spending cuts imposed by Congress, […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama will sign a measure approved by Congress today that would end the furloughs of air traffic controllers. But a spokesman says it’s just a “Band-Aid solution” to the problems caused by automatic spending cuts.
WASHINGTON (AP) — With disgruntled passengers complaining about airline flight delays, Republican lawmakers and the airline industry pounced on the Obama administration. The glitch was invented by the White House for political reasons, they charged.
WASHINGTON (AP) — With flight delays mounting, White House officials and key members of the Senate struggled Thursday to agree on hurry-up legislation that would end air traffic controller furloughs blamed for inconveniencing large numbers of travelers.
NEW YORK (AP) — A day after flight delays plagued much of the U.S., air travel is smoother Tuesday. But the government is warning passengers that the situation can change by the hour as it runs the nation’s air traffic control system with a smaller staff.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Airline passengers will have to leave their knives at home after all. And their bats and golf clubs. A policy change scheduled to go into effect this week allowing those items onto airliners will be delayed.