11/21/13 10:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rules against making cellphone calls during airline flights are "outdated," and it's time to change them, federal regulators said Thursday, drawing immediate howls of protest from flight attendants, airline officials and others. Tom Wheeler, the new chairman of the Federal...
By Paul Bedard | 11/20/13 10:16 AM
The nation’s airports are in such disrepair that the unusual Thanksgiving congestion that frustrates and delays millions of travelers will soon be a weekly reality at nearly all of the top airports, according to the nation’s leading travel association. Within five years, 24 of the top 30...
11/12/13 03:10 PM
The Justice Department says it has reached an agreement to allow American Airlines and US Airways to merge, creating the world's biggest airline. The agreement requires the airlines to scale back the size of the merger at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and in other big cities.
11/12/13 03:04 PM
Over the years, the National Transportation Safety Board has repeated its call for seat belts or some other means to keep passengers in their seats during crashes involving the large buses used for tours, charters and intercity passenger service. About half of all such motorcoach fatalities are...
10/31/13 04:00 PM
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10/31/13 02:06 PM
Ten years after Congress gave the go-ahead to modernize the nation's air traffic control system, one of the government's most ambitious and complex technology programs is in trouble. The Next Generation Air Transportation System, or NextGen, was promoted as a way to accommodate an anticipated...
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