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.
The Federal Aviation Administration is mandating new safeguards that affect BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport in Maryland. This comes after a miscommunication caused a near-miss in the sky.
Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport has been awarded a $12 million grant to improve and upgrade runaways.
Montgomery County authorities say one person is dead and one person is injured in a small plane crash in Laytonsville.
Laser pointers shined into the eyes of pilots in the air. The Feds are pushing for stiff new penalties against laser strikes. A WJZ investigation brought the problem to light here in Maryland.
U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin says Frederick Municipal Airport will be the first general-aviation airport in Maryland using new technology to track aircraft.
A potentially deadly prank. A teenager is accused of pointing a laser at a Maryland State Police helicopter, putting the pilot in danger.
The bill temporarily extending the FAA’s operating authority through mid-September includes a provision that would eliminate subsidies for Hagerstown and nine other communities.
President Barack Obama signed the legislation into law, clearing the way for thousands of employees to return to work and hundreds of airport construction projects to resume.
Senate to vote on House bill extending FAA’s operating authority through mid-September, and provision to eliminate air service subsidies.
The newest stalemate in Congress is having a major impact on the nation’s airports. A funding dispute in Washington has shut down the FAA, putting tens of thousans of people out of work across the country.
A federal subsidy for air travel in Hagerstown is in jeopardy because of a partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration.