In other news Tuesday, record flooding over the weekend is now blamed for 29 deaths in the Southeastern U.S. Also, authorities prepared to close air space over Scotland and Northern Ireland again because of the Icelandic volcano.
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.
Officials announced limited air traffic may resume on Tuesday, five days after volcanic ash grounded much of the air traffic in and out of Northern Europe. Ray Suarez reports from London.
President Obama criticized "human and systemic failures" that allowed an attempted bombing of a flight bound for Detroit. Margaret Warner reports and speaks with Jeffrey Brown about the latest developments.
Veteran Federal Aviation Administration inspectors told a House committee Thursday that safety violations by Southwest Airlines were ignored by their supervisors due to the "cozy" relationship between FAA officials and the airline. An analyst examines federal oversight of commercial airlines.
President Bush announced new plans Thursday to minimize air travel delays and improve airline security. Two reporters assess the latest developments in the travel industry.
U.S. airlines are suffering major delays across the country. Federal Aviation Administration official Marion Blakey talks to the NewsHour about what is causing the delays and how the government is handling the frustrating situation.
Recent changes in scheduling and delays from several major airlines have made getting out of town more difficult than normal. Airline journalist David Field talks about about what to expect from travel companies this summer.
Doctors said Tuesday that Atlanta lawyer Andrew Speaker does not appear to be carrying a highly contagious type of tuberculosis, but world health officials said his case still raises concerns over the need to control the disease, particularly drug-resistant strains.
A man diagnosed with a drug-resistant form of tuberculosis completed several oversees flights despite health warnings, raising questions about security and health precautions. A medical professor discusses the dangers of the disease and the government's response.
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