LaHood on FAA Furloughs: Congress Needs to Pass Long-Term Funding…
The Federal Aviation Administration's top air-traffic control official resigned Thursday following another report of a controller sleeping on the job, forcing a medical flight to land without tower guidance in Reno. Judy Woodruff discusses the safety concerns with Alan Levin,…
By PBS NewsHour
A US Airways passenger plane bound from New York's LaGuardia Airport to Charlotte, N.C., crashed into the frigid waters of the Hudson River shortly after takeoff Thursday afternoon, but all passengers appeared to survive.
Ray Suarez examines Chicago O'Hare Airport's battle to increase its capacity and problems with the entire air traffic system.
American Airlines canceled some 900 flights Thursday for a third day of deep-reaching schedule changes due to a new round of tighter FAA safety inspections. An airline safety expert and an FAA representative examine the impact on the airline industry…
By PBS NewsHour
Flight delays continued Thursday as American Airlines moved to cancel another 900 flights and expectations grew that cancellations are likely to spread to other U.S. carriers as regulators tighten their safety audits of airlines.
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.
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…
U.S. airlines agreed Wednesday to limit flights into Chicago's O'Hare International Airport in an effort to alleviate congestion that has plagued the airport with delays.
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