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New control tower at Birmingham Airport sparks into life

The new Air Traffic Control Tower at Birmingham Airport has taken a major step towards completion this week, as work begins on installing specialist avionics equipment inside the iconic building.

Unsafe airport control tower staffing at Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS, AK - After years of progress and modernization designed to prevent aircraft from crashing into mountainous terrain, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has taken a big step backward i

Louisiana control tower forced to relinquish airspace due to short staffing

LAKE CHARLES, LA (September 19, 2008) - Air traffic controllers at Lake Charles Tower are not only suffering from the aftermath of Hurricane Ike but are also bearing the brunt of a severe staffing sho