Air Traffic

Drone Scare For LAX-Bound Flight Reignites Safety DebateThe plane was making its final descent into the Los Angeles airport Sunday when the pilot reported the close call, according to audio obtained by NBC News.
Next Generation Tech Puts Air Traffic Ahead Of The WeatherBad weather takes the blame for most air traffic delays, whether it’s a blizzard that is blanketing Buffalo in snow or a Midwestern summer storm that shoots lightning around the airspace.
FAA: Colby Fire Smoke Not Affecting Air TrafficThe huge smoke plume from a fire burning above foothill suburbs has spread across greater Los Angeles and out to sea, but the Federal Aviation Administration says it is not affecting air traffic.
LAX Passengers Sound Off On Sleepy Air Traffic ControllersThe FAA has updated its work guidelines for controllers, but many travelers say they feel their safety is at risk.
Should Air Traffic Controllers Be Getting MORE Sleep On The Job?The best solution to the problem of sleepy air traffic controllers is more sleeping on the job, scientists say.
Air Controllers Warn Planned LAX Terminal UnsafeAir traffic controllers at Los Angeles International Airport are concerned that a $1.5 billion international terminal under construction may pose a safety hazard.