A man and a woman were killed when their small plane crashed, according to investigators less than a mile from the runway of a Texas Hill Country airport.
Congress has easily approved legislation ending furloughs of air traffic controllers that have delayed hundreds of flights daily.
Delayed 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.
About 10 percent of air traffic controllers have been furloughed, and that could mean delays at DFW International Airport and other airports across the country.
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.