LaGuardia Ranked Worst In Nation For Arriving Flight Delays, Newark Even Worse For DeparturesIn a revelation that likely will not be surprising for those who fly into or out of New York City airports, LaGuardia Airport is ranked worst in the nation for arriving flight delays.
Severe Storms Cancel, Delay Hundreds Of Flights Across USNearly 900 flights have been canceled across the U.S. and another 500 have been delayed due to a large storm system moving through the middle part of the country.
Delays Of More Than 2 Hours At JFK, Newark AirportsA statement on the Federal Aviation Administration's website says Saturday evening's delays are being caused by airplane traffic management plan that was put into effect because of an equipment outage.
Southwest Airlines Fixes Technology Issue That Delayed FlightsSouthwest Airlines says it's fixed the technology problems that delayed hundreds of flights Sunday and that it expects a normal day of operations.
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.