Finding room in the sky for unmanned drones. It’s a technical challenge Maryland says it’s up to.
Turning off all your electronic devices during flight takeoff and landing may be a thing of the past. An FAA advisory council is looking to relax some restrictions.
The FAA is investigating after a drone crashed into a crowd in Virginia. Several spectators were injured and wondering why the unmanned aircraft was above them in the first place.
New data from aviation officials indicates more pilots are reporting seeing bright laser beams while flying.
After tallying more than 10,000 paid commercial air service passenger boardings last year, Hagerstown Regional Airport has secured a $1 million entitlement through the Federal Aviation Administration.
While control towers are being saved, the FAA is looking to cut back in other ways. A plan is in the works that could slash contract weather observers from some of the busiest airports. It’s a move some say could compromise flight safety.
The Federal Aviation Administration says it’s suspended all employee furloughs and says air traffic facilities will begin returning to regular staffing levels over the next 24 hours.
In Maryland and across the nation, airline passengers are bracing for the worst. Federal budget cuts hit the FAA and trigger big delays at airports. Some are already seeing three hour backups!
Days before the busiest travel day of the year, state lawmakers are taking aim at a disturbing trend that makes flying more dangerous. They want stiffer penalties for pointing a laser at a plane.
Crisfield Municipal Airport has been awarded a grant of more than $78,000 to update its master plan.
A $92,000 federal grant will help plan the future of the Cambridge-Dorchester Airport.
Looming budget cuts to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) could drastically impact airline travel in our region. Lawmakers have the power to lessen the blow but they are running out of time.