On the Fly …


The National Air Traffic Controllers Association will hold a news conference today to release figures on staffing levels, which it claims are at a dangerous low … .

The Department of Transportation says it wants to reduce flights into New Yorks Kennedy Airport by 20 percent next summer to ease delays. About 100 flights an hour were scheduled during peak times this year … .

Sioux City, Iowa has decided to make the best of its ICAO moniker, SUX, rather than change it. The airports new slogan FlySUX, is the centerpiece of a new marketing campaign. The FAA offered five alternative designators, including GAY (no, we didnt make it up).