Air traffic controller
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.
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(AP) – Fears that furloughs of air traffic controllers by the Federal Aviation Administration would result in massive flight delays or cancellations are turning out to be unfounded as the cutbacks kick in.
CHICAGO (AP) – Federal aviation authorities say they’ve taken steps to eliminate the risk of midair collisions over two runways at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. The new procedures were implemented after two near misses in […]
NATIONAL CITY (CNS) – A 22-year-old National City man was facing criminal prosecution today for allegedly pointing a green laser at a police helicopter and possibly two commercial airliners as the aircraft were in flight, […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – Air-traffic controllers were rattled after mistakenly flying three planes too close together in the skies near the nation’s capital, a federal report released Wednesday says, describing a chaotic scene in an airport […]
(AP) – The Federal Aviation Administration says it is suspending a procedure at all U.S. airports that led to a near-collision of three jets last week near Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. The FAA says […]