'Don’t Worry About It, But You Can’t Be Doing That:' Air Traffic Control Audio Reveals Mistake At Midway, But The FAA Has No Record Of ItThere are policies and protocols in place to keep airfields safe. But an incursion at Midway calls that system into question, and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) officials won’t give clear answers for why it wasn’t reported or recorded.
Fire Alarm At Radar Facility Delays Flights At O'Hare, MidwaySeveral flights at O'Hare and Midway airports were delayed Monday morning, after a fire alarm prompted the evacuation of an FAA radar facility in Elgin.
Air Traffic Furloughs Could Lead To Flight DelaysThe FAA says to expect flight delays and cancellations around the country, including Chicago.
Air Traffic Control Furloughs May Lead To Big DelaysThere could be delays at O'Hare and other major airports when a furlough of air traffic controllers kicks in this Sunday.
Lipinski Questions Possible Overnight Closure Of Midway TowerCongressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL) has written to the Federal Aviation Administration, questioning why Midway International Airport has been placed on a list of 72 airports where air traffic control towers could be closed overnight.
Plane From Chicago Encounters Sleeping Air Traffic ControllerTwo planes, including one from Chicago, landed at Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C., without clearance this week, because they couldn't reach anyone in the tower.