Dr. Gridlock: sequester


Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 05/16/2013

MWAA officials say sequester means longer airport wait times

Officials at Dulles and Reagan National airports say wait times have increased as much as 30 minutes at some security checkpoints because of the sequester.

By Lori Aratani  |  03:07 PM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  airport security, airports, Dulles Airport, reagan national airport, sequester

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 05/14/2013

Frederick Airport's tower is among those spared — for now

Frederick officials are please with an Federal Aviation Administration that will keep the airport's control tower operating through the end of September.

By Lori Aratani  |  02:53 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  airports, control tower, frederick airport, sequester

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 04/22/2013

Read the court filings from a lawsuit to block FAA furloughs

Airline groups have file suit to seeking to block the FAA from furloughing air traffic controllers.

By Lori Aratani  |  12:03 PM ET, 04/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Air Travel, airports, sequester

Posted at 05:27 PM ET, 02/27/2013

Aviation officials, employees bracing for sequester

The sequester begins on Friday, and aviation officials and industry workers warned about the potential for major delays and other travel headaches.

By Mark Berman  |  05:27 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Air Travel, sequester

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 02/26/2013

Republicans want more data on FAA cuts

Republican leaders are demanding more information from Secretary Ray LaHood on FAA cuts.

By Lori Aratani  |  01:45 PM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  local sequester, sequester

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 02/26/2013

No planes, but lots of federal money

The looming sequester could snarl air travel nationwide. But the cuts won't touch a small airport in Oklahoma.

By Mark Berman  |  12:08 PM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Air Travel, airports, sequester