Pilots & Air Traffic Controllers Shifting To Text MessagesAirline pilots and air traffic controllers are on schedule to switch to text communications at most of the nation's busiest airports by the end of the year, a milestone that holds great potential, according to the FAA.
Concerns Over Air Traffic Controller ShortageA chronic shortage of air traffic controllers could lead to widespread flight delays if left unchecked.
Air Controller Study Shows Chronic FatigueA study the government kept secret for years says that air traffic controllers' work schedules often lead to chronic fatigue, making them less alert and endangering the safety of the national air traffic system.
Sequester, Furloughs & DFW Airport Flight DelaysDelayed passengers at DFW Airport couldn’t blame Tuesday's weather for their problems. Most of the flight delays were due to sequestration budget cuts, and air traffic controller furloughs.
JetBlue Suspends Captain Who Disrupted Flight Over TexasA JetBlue captain who yelled about a bomb and urged passengers to pray on Flight 191 as it traveled over Texas has been suspended, the airline said Wednesday.
Southwest Airlines Pilot Suspended After Radio RantSouthwest Airlines has suspended a pilot whose disparaging comments about gays and older flight attendants were transmitted over the radio.

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