Texas Air Traffic Control Facility Evacuated Due To Odor; 100 Flights DelayedAt least 100 flights at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport have been delayed after some employees were evacuated from a government air traffic control facility because of an undetermined odor.
North Texas-Based Air Traffic Controller Resign Over Government ShutdownThe Fort Worth chapter of the National Air Traffic Controllers Association warns flights will be grounded as early as next week if they are forced to continuing to work without pay.
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.