Commercial airlines saw some delays throughout the country on Sunday, the first day that air traffic controllers were subject to furloughs resulting from government spending cuts.
Gov. Rick Perry wants the Texas Department of Transportation to step in with funding for air traffic control towers at 13 small airports to go unstaffed due to federal budget cuts.
In the crowded sky over North Texas, you may soon spot a remote-controlled helicopter. It’s not just any helicopter — this one is operated by Arlington Police.
You could call it sequestration frustration. If the across the board spending cuts take effect March 1, the Obama administration warns you may want to pack your patience the next time you fly.
Federal officials say air traffic control centers at 25 smaller Texas airports could close or see hours reduced if automatic federal spending cuts take effect next week.
Since a deadly airline crash in 2009, the government hasn’t kept its promise to ensure that major airlines are holding their smaller partners to the same safety standards, a federal watchdog says.
Two single-engine planes landed safely after a mid-air collision that damaged the landing gear of one of the aircrafts and shattered the windshield of the other.
After two separate and serious battery problems aboard Boeing 787s, it wasn’t U.S. authorities who acted first to ground the plane. It was Japanese airlines.
Three people were killed Saturday when their small plane crashed just after takeoff from an airport in Paris, authorities said.
Federal regulators say they are ordering a comprehensive review of the critical systems of Boeing’s 787s, the aircraft maker’s newest and most technologically advanced plane, after a fire and a fuel leak earlier this week.
The FAA has ordered new inspections on older model Boeing 737’s in order to detect tiny cracks that could lead to tears in the fuselage.
Federal safety officials said that they are ordering additional inspections of some Boeing 737 jets after a hole tore open in a Southwest Airlines plane during flight in 2009.