America’s air traffic control system is getting a major overhaul. New technology will cut airlines costly use of fuel, allow for planes to fly more direct routes and push for on time flights. But, if you live near the airport, you could be in for a rude a wakening.
Midair collision. Two planes clip wings while landing at an airport in Carroll County.
Washington Dulles International Airport is in trouble. Sometime in 2015, more people will travel through Reagan National Airport than Dulles. Dulles, 14 times the size of National, is expected to see about 20.7 million passengers next year, while National is expected to get 22.7 million.
Black out at BWI. Power is quickly restored after an earlier outage Monday at the airport.
It’s happened again. A training pilot at Frederick Municipal Airport is killed in a crash. It’s the second fatal accident in just three weeks.
Fired because of his race. A judge rules a deputy chief with the BWI Fire Department should get his job back, saying the only reason he was fired is because he’s African-American.
Five of the nation’s airports are stepping up screenings for people flying in from West Africa. One of them, Dulles International, is right here in our region.
Midair collision. The investigation continues into the deadly crash between a small plane and a helicopter over the Frederick Municipal Airport.
A nightmare scenario at Frederick Municipal airport: A helicopter on a training flight and a plane coming in to land collide in the air.
New Ebola screening procedures go into effect at Washington’s Dulles Airport and three other major airports.
The CEO of the Washington region’s airports authority says it is growing in all the wrong places.
Doctors in Texas are now treating a patient with the first diagnosed Ebola case in the United States. Now there’s word that the patient may have flown through a local airport.