Dick Sebion packed his carry-on bag and his golf clubs Wednesday morning and headed to Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, excited about his trip to the Washington, D.C. area combining business with a little pleasure.
The Federal Aviation Administration Tuesday ordered a nationwide halt to "opposite direction" runway operations, in which planes arrive on runways in one direction and depart in the other, as the result of an investigation into last week's incident at Reagan National Airport involving three planes which came dangerously close.
Two airplanes came too close to one another while attempting to land at a Detroit airport, a federal official said early Saturday, days after another close incident involving three jets at a Washington, D.C. airport.
Athena Jones reports on an FAA investigation into a near collision of three US Airways commuter jets at Reagan National.
U.S. military personnel will be eligible for expedited screening at Reagan National Airport -- a stone's throw from the Pentagon -- as the Transportation Security Administration continues to roll out its trusted traveler program known as PreCheck.
It was the ol' hide-your-ninja-daggers-in-a-hollowed-out-book trick.
Every few moments another plane seemed to be bearing down on the Pentagon on Friday, but they were only on their final approach to nearby Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.
Safety and jobs are on the line. That was the consensus at a news conference Wednesday at Reagan National Airport just outside Washington.
The earthquake that struck the U.S. northeast on Tuesday slowed but didn't halt major transportation services.
The FAA has ordered a review of the entire air traffic control system because of an incident at Reagan National Airport.
An air traffic controller in Ohio is the latest to get caught not doing his job, but this one wasn't sleeping in front of a radar position. He was watching a movie.
People have their allegiances when it comes to flying or riding the rails. CNN's Sandra Endo compares the two.
Traveling from point A to B is often a race against time, but it's not always the most important factor.
A nationwide review of the air traffic control system has been ordered after an air traffic controller admitted falling asleep while on duty at a Washington airport, a federal agency said Friday.
You may think the country's air traffic control towers are bustling with activity around the clock, but it turns out that it's a lonely job late at night for workers in some places when few planes are landing and taking off.
The air traffic controller suspended for failing to respond to two planes heading into Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport has told investigators that he had fallen asleep, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.
When the air traffic controller on duty didn't answer pilots' calls, they were forced to land without guidance.
Two planes landed safely early Wednesday morning at Washington's Reagan National Airport after they were unable to reach anyone at the airport's air traffic control tower, according to the FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board.
A Continental flight departing Reagan National Airport near Washington for Houston, Texas, on Monday morning diverted to nearby Dulles airport after the crew reported that the plane struck birds, damaging its left engine.
The head of the Transportation Security Administration says airline travelers could minimize their exposure during the screening process by disclosing more about themselves up front.
Law enforcement officials are questioning a man they say claimed to be a terrorist in what might have been an attempt to get off a plane stuck on a tarmac at Reagan National Airport, authorities said Thursday.
A severe thunderstorm packing high winds blew through the Washington metro area Sunday afternoon, downing trees and power lines, and leaving tens of thousands of residents without power.
Two people are dead after a storm blew through Washington, leaving many residents without power.
A power outage affects two terminals at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport near downtown Washington.
Power was restored Thursday to two terminals at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport near downtown Washington a little more than two hours after a fire caused an outage, a spokesman said.
A vintage aircraft flips while landing at Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Va.
An unusual movie promotion stunt threatened to turn deadly Tuesday when a World War II-era biplane flipped over while landing near the nation's capital.
One minute I was rolling my carry-on bag along the concourse floor at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley says the state has "a lot of digging out to do" after record snowfall.
The living quarters of a fire station in Maryland exploded and burned Thursday after its snow-laden roof collapsed in the wake of the pair of record-setting snowstorms that howled through the mid-Atlantic region in the past week, state police said.
Washington struggles to return to normal as Reagan National Airport remains closed.
Here we go again. Just as travel was getting back to normal after a monster snowstorm in the East that stranded airline passengers over the weekend, more snow is falling, and more frustration is expected at airports across the region.
CNN's Sarah Lee reports from Reagan International Airport, where jets are poised to fly between snowstorms.
The mid-Atlantic region continued digging out Monday from the weekend's record blizzard, but snow-weary residents learned of a new winter storm due in the area on Tuesday.
Hundreds of flights to and from the Mid-Atlantic have been canceled in advance of a severe winter storm.
It's going to be a rough weekend for travelers in the mid-Atlantic. Hundreds of flights have been canceled because of the winter storm moving into the region, and heavy snow and white-out conditions predicted for some areas will make roads dangerous.
An electrical failure at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport interrupted flights and prompted additional security measures for a short time Monday, airport officials said.
The holiday blizzard was a warning to air travelers: Winter is only starting, and when bad weather moves in, your flight schedule isn't worth the paper it's printed on.
Investigators are reviewing the flight data recorder from American Airlines Flight 331, the plane that overran a runway this week near Kingston, Jamaica, and crashed into a fence.
Travelers returning from Kingston, Jamaica, tell what they saw as an American Airlines plane overshot the runway.
Ninety-one people were taken to a hospital Tuesday evening after an American Airlines plane overran a runway near Kingston, Jamaica, during bad weather and crashed into a fence, officials said.
While East Coast travelers recovered Monday from a nor'easter that stranded thousands, a winter storm taking aim at the Midwest threatened to give travelers there a headache later in the week.
Monday, the official first day of winter, airlines were scrambling to accommodate passengers affected by the cancellation of hundreds of flights after a monster weekend winter storm blanketed a swath of the East Coast.
CNN meteorologist Reynolds Wolf reports on road conditions in Virginia after a massive snowstorm.
Airlines were scrambling to accommodate passengers affected by the cancellation of hundreds of flights after a monster weekend winter storm that blanketed a swath of the East Coast.
Much of the East Coast was digging out Sunday after a monster winter storm caused record snowfall in some areas, disrupting holiday travel and shopping and leaving at least four people dead.
Reagan National airport reopens after being hit with 16 inches of snow.
Snow, sleet and rain is forecast for parts of the country. CNN's Chad Myers shows you where it will hit.
Travelers across the United States arrived en masse at airports, hit the roads and boarded trains Wednesday, a day before the Thanksgiving holiday.
Verified Identity Pass Inc.'s Clear security system -- the program that expedited airport security line waits for paying customers -- ended operation Monday night because the company couldn't reach a consensus with its senior creditors, according to its Web site.
A passenger jet preparing to take off from the airport skidded off the runway at Chicago, Illinois' O'Hare and another plane was forced to return there after engine problems were reported, officials said.
It's 10:45 a.m. on a cloudy day, and the crew of Druk Air flight KB205 is preparing to land at their home airport of Paro, Bhutan. Suddenly, ominous warnings start blaring, alerting them that their flight angle is all wrong and their rate of descent is far too fast. They fly a series of unconventional right-and-left banks through a narrow channel of hillsides before centering the swaying jet and putting it on the tarmac.
As of August 16th, airport travelers may be able to keep their laptops in their cases. CNN's Jeanne Meserve reports.
Somewhere, it's engraved in stone: "Thou shalt remove thy laptop from thy bag."
The TSA thinks its screeners have an image problem. The solution: real badges and blue uniforms
A historic flyover honors the 30,000 American airmen who gave their lives flying from British bases during WWII.
It was a truly unusual sight as three vintage "war birds" flew over the U.S. Air Force Memorial near the Pentagon to help honor Americans lost in World War II during combat missions from airfields in England.
The first phase of an audit by the Federal Aviation Administration shows that airlines are 99 percent compliant with mandatory air-worthiness directives, the agency's acting administrator said Wednesday.
Two planes clipped wings Sunday at Dulles International Airport outside Washington in an accident that resulted in no injuries, an official said.
A passenger who went through an airport security checkpoint -- before remembering that he had a loaded gun -- is facing charges after going back to report his error, authorities said.
The Department of Homeland Security announced Thursday it is changing the way aviation security is handled, which will allow it to take over the role of checking passenger information from airlines.
A US Airways passenger faced charges of interfering with a flight crew Thursday after he apparently unknowingly slapped an undercover federal air marshal, said an official familiar with the case.
Trans-Atlantic flights continued to be hit Monday by the heavy snowfall on the U.S. East Coast.
In a hesitant step toward normality, private planes will return to Reagan National Airport on Tuesday morning, more than four years after being banished because they were deemed to be a threat to nearby government buildings and landmarks.
Police said they believe two tires may have been tampered with on a Northwest Airlines Boeing 757, an incident perhaps related to the nearly week-old mechanics strike against the nation's fourth-largest carrier.
The government imposes a lot of burdensome rules and regulations. Only rarely does it get rid of them. When it does, we should mark the occasion. Maybe with the political Play of the Week.
The Department of Homeland Security will suspend a regulation requiring passengers on planes approaching and departing Reagan National Airport to remain seated 30 minutes before landing and after takeoff, the department's chief said Wednesday.
General aviation and charter aircraft flights will resume at Washington's Reagan National Airport, almost four years since the flights were stopped after the September 11 terrorist attacks, authorities said.
Beginning in mid-May, pilots who intrude into restricted airspace over the nation's capital will be warned by pulsating red and green laser beams, part of a government effort to prevent a terrorist attack.
Airport security officials unveiled a new scanning device Thursday that can detect traces of substances used in making bombs.
Radio problems aboard a plane carrying Kentucky's governor triggered an evacuation of the U.S. Capitol less than two hours before the scheduled funeral procession for former President Ronald Reagan, federal authorities said Wednesday.
An American Eagle commuter flight from New York to Washington was diverted Saturday because a threat was made by a passenger "against the aircraft," an airline spokeswoman said.