Since July 23, the FAA has furloughed nearly 4,000 employees and shut down construction grants for workers at airport facilities. Judy Woodruff discusses the budget impasse, which is costing the FAA millions in lost revenue, with Public Radio International's Todd…
Federal officials moved to dispel new air-travel safety concerns after a military plane carrying first lady Michelle Obama breached the safety zone of another plane landing ahead of it. Gwen Ifill talks to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood about the latest…
Snow and ice permeated the central U.S. from the top of Texas to the tip of Maine, leading to weather warnings and emergency mobilization of crews to deal with slick roads. Ray Suarez gets an update on how residents, municipalities…
In other news Tuesday, frustrated travelers in Russia protested about airport conditions after being stuck since an ice storm knocked out power Sunday. Reportedly, some people charged ticket counters and beat up airline workers.
Thousands of U.S. travelers found their holiday weekends unexpectedly extended due to a massive winter storm that roared up the East Coast, dumping more than a foot of snow in some places in the Northeast and canceling thousands of flights.
Parcel bombs went off at two embassies in Rome Thursday, heightening fears of terrorism attacks during the holiday season. Margaret Warner talks to former CIA official John McLaughlin and counter-terrorism expert Richard Clarke for more.
By Larisa Epatko
An early onslaught of snowy weather in northern Europe has closed airports, railways and streets, stranding thousands of would-be travelers.
A giant cloud of ash from a glacial volcano in Iceland grounded hundreds of flights across northern Europe. Kylie Morris of Independent Television News provides an update on when air traffic might resume.
As much of the East Coast continues to shovel out from this week's record-breaking snowfall, air travel and other businesses assessed the damage to their bottom lines. After a report from Ray Suarez, Jim Lehrer talks to an aviation reporter…
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano testified before Senators today that airport screening techniques are vital to protecting the U.S. from terrorist threats. Ray Suarez reports on some of the latest technology that you might see in U.S. airports.
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