FAA: Problem That Caused Flight Delays At New York City, DC Airports Has Been ResolvedThousands of travelers along the East Coast are facing flight delays Saturday due to technical issues at a Federal Aviation Administration center in Virginia, authorities said.
Planes Collide At Newark Liberty International AirportShortly before 7:30 p.m., Scandinavian Airlines 908, an Airbus A330, and ExpressJet 4226, an Embraer E145 aircraft, made contact while both aircraft were taxiing for departure, the Federal Aviation Administration said.
Flight Delays Come To An End After FAA Furloughs Are LiftedCongress approved a bill Friday allowing the U.S. Department of Transportation to shift about $250 million within the agency and put 15,000 air traffic controllers back on the job full-time.
FAA Officially Suspends Employee FurloughsThe Federal Aviation Administration has suspended all employee furloughs, officially ending the flight delays that have plagued the nation all week.
Blumenthal: FAA Furloughs 'Enhance Risk' At Nation's AirportsThe FAA announced all of its 47,000 employees, including 15,000 air traffic controllers, will be furloughed one day every two weeks through September.
Sequester Budget Cuts To Hit FAA, May Trigger Nationwide DelaysAbout 50,000 FAA employees including 15,000 air traffic controllers are being forced to take a furlough day every other week until the end of September because of the cuts.
Airlines Announce Widespread Flight Cancellations Ahead Of Winter StormAs of Thursday night, airlines have canceled more than 2,400 flights scheduled for Friday. Newark Liberty International Airport, John F. Kennedy Airport and LaGuardia Airport have more than a 1,000 cancellations.
Tri-State Area Dries Out, Thaws After Wintry Blast Blankets RegionBy afternoon, there were no major problems on the roadways. Subway, bus and rail service also was normal.
Winter Storm Does A Number On Roads In Rockland, Raises Concern On Long IslandThe storm system is the same one that dumped snow and sleet on the nation's midsection and unleashed damaging tornadoes around the South.
Fog Blamed For Major Delays At All New York Metro AirportsAll New York metro area airports were experiencing major delays Monday afternoon due to heavy fog in the area.
New York City Area Airports Look At ExpansionWhile the Port Authority takes in proposals to do an airport capacity study Newark, JFK, and LaGuardia, one local aviation advocate says the first thing to do is upgrade the air traffic control system.
Massive Winter Storm Disrupting Area FlightsBe prepared for delays if you're planning on catching a flight from JFK, Laguardia or Newark airport. The ice storm frosting the region is also freezing some flights.