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Sabotage strikes America’s air travel system

The nation's air travel system began to slowly recover Saturday after an alleged act of employee sabotage at a large regional air traffic control...

FAA wants inspections of airport towers

A lightning strike that injured an air traffic controller at Baltimore's main airport has exposed a potential vulnerability at airport towers during storms and...

Why Amazon’s drone plan may not get off the ground

This weekend Amazon Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos told 60 Minutes that he wants small unmanned aerial vehicles — drones — to speed packages...

FAA claims flight operations will be normal by Sunday night

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Saturday it had suspended all employee furloughs and that it expects the U.S. air travel system to...

Obama finds fault with Congressional flight delay fix

President Barack Obama chided Republicans on Saturday for approving a plan to ease air-traffic delays caused by federal spending cuts while leaving budget cuts...

Senate moves to end air traffic controller furloughs

The Senate moved quickly late on Thursday to end air traffic controller furloughs that were causing widespread airline flight delays related to last month's...

Domestic use of drones raises privacy questions

It's a good bet that in the not-so-distant future aerial drones will be part of Americans' everyday lives, performing countless useful functions. A far cry...

TSA or T&A?

The Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) -- which has been a joke since it was formed in the post-11 frenzy -- is at it again,...

Alaska plane crash kills former senator, four others

Former Sen. Ted Stevens lay dead in the mangled fuselage of the plane. A 13-year-old boy escaped death but watched his father die a...