| Nov 24, 2014
| 9:46 PM
The airspace over Ferguson is a no-fly zone once again.
The Federal Aviation Administration placed temporary flight restrictions over Ferguson late Monday after deeming it a hazardous area.
No media helicopters or commercial flights are allowed in...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 7:48 AM
My column Tuesday focused on a proposal by the National Association of Airline Passengers to have the FAA set minimum standards for the width of passengers seats and the amount of legroom, expressed in terms of “seat pitch.”
| Nov 24, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Tighter security has been implemented to "detect and counter insider threats" against the nation's radar facilities that direct airplanes, following the arson attack two months ago by a worker at an air-traffic control center west of Chicago, the...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Low-cost Azul Brazilian Airlines has received federal approval to sell tickets for flights between Fort Lauderdale and the Sao Paulo/Campinas area of Brazil.
Approval by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 6:09 PM
For more than half a century, the Federal Aviation Administration has piloted the development of sensible aviation regulation in the United States. Unfortunately, when Congress enacted legislation in 2012 directing the FAA to craft rules for small...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Nervous about flying with an infant?
"The younger the baby, the easier it is," said Corinne McDermott, founder of HaveBabyWillTravel.com. "Infants aren't mobile, can't touch icky surfaces, and you have control over their contact with other passengers."...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:27 AM
LEESBURG — From its beginnings as an Army airfield to advances that ushered in international-airport status, the city's airport is making yet more changes to become a leading transportation hub.
Leesburg International Airport's taxiways have...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 2:36 PM
There are new ways for residents fed up with jet noise from O'Hare International Airport to file complaints.
Two state lawmakers representing the northwest suburbs, Sen. Dan Kotowski and Rep. Marty Moylan, on Monday announced a noise pollution...
| Nov 16, 2014
It's been more than half a century since George Jetson first left his Skypad apartment in Orbit City, hopped into his bubble-top aerocar and flew off to his job at Spacely Space Sprockets.
And ever since the animated series "The Jetsons" first aired...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Somewhere in Washington, there are committees of bureaucrats assigned to assess which American icons are most likely to be attacked by terrorists. At the Federal Aviation Administration, there is such a task force that looks at national landmarks to guess...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 2:59 PM
The Peninsula Airport Commission gave People Express notice to leave the Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport terminal Monday because the company has not paid the airport approximately $100,000 in passenger facility charges.
The money has...