Mon., April 29, 2013 4:22pm
The City of Macon may join other local governments across Georgia and the nation in a lawsuit against the Federal Aviation Administration.
Mon., April 22, 2013 7:33pm
U.S. Sens. Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss have asked the Federal Aviation Administration to reconsider plans to furlough air traffic controllers and reduce tower staffing levels.
Fri., March 22, 2013 3:54pm
The Federal Aviation Administration has announced five Georgia airport traffic control towers are slated to close because of automatic spending cuts. Federal officials Friday released a list of 149 contract towers that will be impacted by the spending cuts
Thu., March 7, 2013 8:42am
Authorities say about 2,000 Federal Aviation Administration employees in metro Atlanta are being told they will have to take unpaid time off because of automatic federal budget cuts. The workers have been told they must take as many as 11 unpaid days off in coming months.
Wed., February 22, 2012 11:00am
The threat of bird strikes to aircraft could doom plans for a waste transfer station in metro Atlanta. A Federal Aviation Administration study has led to concerns about a waste project planned for the Mableton area in Cobb County. At issue is the waste station's proximity to the Fulton County Airport at Charlie Brown Field.
Fri., December 23, 2011 2:08pm
The UPS pilots’ union wants the Federal Aviation Administration to reconsider exempting cargo pilots from new pilot-fatigue rules. The union asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to review the rules and the exemption.
Thu., September 15, 2011 3:33pm
Georgia Republican Senator Saxby Chambliss is supporting the U.S. Senator holding up debate on a funding extension to the Federal Aviation Administration.The FAA could face another partial shutdown if Congress doesn’t pass the measure by midnight Friday.
Thu., August 4, 2011 5:50pm
Congress has reached a deal to end the partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration. That's according to a statement from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. It’s a relief to thousands who are furloughed.
Thu., August 4, 2011 4:45pm
Three airlines dropped their fares during the FAA shutdown, but Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines and most of the rest of the industry bumped prices to offset taxes the FAA can’t charge while it’s closed. Former airline executive and industry consultant Robert Mann said the airlines often complain that taxes and fees depress demand, but when they had a chance to prove their point, they pocketed the extra money instead.
Thu., July 21, 2011 2:15pm
The U.S. Senate is considering whether or not to fund the Federal Aviation Administration. The House of Representatives approved the bill Wednesday to continue funding. But if the Senate defeats the measure, funding for the FAA would stop on Saturday.