FAA: Software Update May Be Responsible For Malfunction The Federal Aviation Administration says a technical problem at an air traffic control center in Virginia that caused hundreds of flights to be delayed or canceled was possibly caused by a software upgrade at a high-altitude radar facility.
Flights Back To Normal After FAA Automation NightmareA day after flights were canceled or delayed at BWI due to a computer glitch, things are back to normal.
Amazon One Step Closer To Launching Drone Delivery ServiceAmazon is one step closer to launching its drone delivery service. The Federal Aviation Administration recently approved the retail company to fly its unmanned aircraft on a trial basis.
Close Calls Between Drones And Planes Have FAA ConcernedDangerously close. Days after new rules are proposed for drones to fly in the U.S., pilots are scared it's a collision waiting to happen. The FAA is reporting more and more near-misses in the skies.
FAA Could Allow Commercial Drone Use In USNew technology may soon be taking to the skies. The FAA has released proposed requirements that could allow commercial drone use in the US.
FAA's NextGen System Coming To BWI, Noise Is A ConcernAmerica'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.
Passenger Growth At Reagan National To Overtake Dulles, BWI AirportsThe CEO of the Washington region's airports authority says it is growing in all the wrong places.
FAA Proposes Second Largest Fine In History Against SouthwestNew fallout tonight, as the FAA is proposing the second largest fine in history against Southwest Airlines. The government says the airline did not follow regulations when repairing planes.
Md. Airport Managers Meeting In FrederickAirport managers from across Maryland are meeting in Frederick to discuss issues involving private aircraft and their pilots.
Southwest Airlines Flight From Baltimore Lands Safely In Indiana After ThreatAn Indianapolis airport spokesman says a Southwest Airlines flight has safely made an emergency landing after the airline received some kind of threat.
FAA Cries Foul Over Nationals Drone Use For Aerial Spring Training PhotosThe FAA is crying foul at a Major League Baseball team. The Washington Nationals used a drone to take pictures of the team during spring training. Problem is they didn't get permission. And commercial drone use is banned.
Nationals In Hot Water Over Drones At Spring TrainingA small, four-rotor drone hovered over Washington Nationals players for a few days during spring training in Florida last month, taking publicity photos impossible for a human photographer to capture. But no one got the Federal Aviation Administration's permission first.