Next Generation Tech Puts Air Traffic Ahead Of The WeatherBad weather takes the blame for most air traffic delays, whether it’s a blizzard that is blanketing Buffalo in snow or a Midwestern summer storm that shoots lightning around the airspace.
BWI Controller Struck By Lightning Prompts FAA To Examine Airport TowersA lightning strike that injured an air traffic controller at Baltimore's main airport has exposed a potential vulnerability at airport towers during storms and is prompting Federal Aviation Administration officials to inspect hundreds of towers nationwide, The Associated Press has learned.
Lightning Strike Grounds BWI Flights For Hours, Injures Air Traffic ControllerA lightning bolt strikes the air traffic control tower at BWI--injuring an employee and grounding planes for hours.
Maryland Soldiers Help Iraq Air TrafficAs thousands of soldiers return home from Iraq, a group of Marylanders prepares to go back.
Napolitano Applauds Review Of Air Traffic SafetyHomeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says she doesn't believe a spate of problems with air traffic control is exposing a potential vulnerability for terrorists.