By Fred de Sam Lazaro, Sarah Clune Hartman
WASHINGTON — Air traffic controllers' work schedules often lead to chronic fatigue, making them less alert and endangering the safety of the national air traffic system, according to a study the government has kept secret for nearly four years.
By Joan Lowy, Associated Press
As air traffic resumes in Europe, Gwen Ifill talks to Ray Suarez about the hundreds of thousands of passengers still stranded and struggling to get to their destinations.
Some stranded travelers in Europe got relief as air traffic resumed over the United Kingdom for the first time in nearly a week. Ray Suarez reports from London on the ongoing aftermath of the volcano's eruption.
The government announced plans on Wednesday to ease congestion for holiday air travel, including opening up military air space and limiting flights to busy New York City airports. A former Federal Aviation Administration chief and an airline representative examine the…
The Federal Aviation Administration has unveiled a new air traffic control system, ADS-B, that incorporates the Global Positioning System to more accurately track airplanes in flight. Tom Bearden examines ADS-B, which the FAA has promised will make air travel safer…
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