As a new presidential administration prepares to take over, questions loom regarding the future of how the FAA will control the nation’s aviation infrastructure.
NYCA’s Phil Derner discusses Allegiant 426′s “low fuel” situation while trying to land at Fargo, North Dakota, while the airport was closed.
The skies over the UK are filled with thousands of daily flights. Check out this impressive visualization of how UK Air Traffic Control choreographs flights into and out of one of the busiest airspaces in the world.
An air traffic controller takes us beyond the tower to see just how many steps go in to guiding your flight safely along.
Flight delays happen for many reasons. Airlines can impose delays on themselves, or when weather hits, delays are put into place by air traffic control.
Recently, we had the opportunity to visit the air traffic control tower at Newark Liberty International Airport. Here’s a look at how they do things in one of the nations busiest control towers.
When the federal government enacted its sequestration plan, it hit the Federal Aviation Administration in several ways; The closing of many contracted control towers, as well as the furloughing of air traffic controllers. When the controllers began to be furloughed, the national air space devolved into chaos. Flight delays topping four hours in the Northeast, […]
A Greek air traffic control radar was knocked offline when a child’s helium-filled balloon floated into power lines and cut power.
Three US Airways jets nearly collided when an air traffic controller messed up at Reagan National.