FAA: Drone Detection Crucial For Airline Passenger SafetyThe Federal Aviation Administration is testing new technology that could detect unmanned aircraft, or drones, as the devices approach Denver International Airport.
FAA To Conduct Unique Drone Testing At DIAUnique drone testing is going on at Denver International Airport. The only other testing like it has been done at JFK airport in New York and at Atlantic City Airport.
Sen. Bennet Helps Out Families Traveling By AirU.S. Senator Michael Bennet from Colorado is behind a bill that would make it easier for families traveling by air. The measure would allow additional benefits for parents and those traveling with children.
Drone Spotted Flying Near DIA, Authorities Search For PilotA drone is at the center of an investigation at Denver International Airport.
Jet Pack Pilot Hurt In Crash During Test Flight"The Jet Pack Man" was rushed to a Denver hospital Friday morning with a head injury and minor burns after he crashed during a test flight.
DIA Closed Due To Blizzard ConditionsDenver International Airport was closed on Wednesday afternoon due to the blizzard conditions.
Alamosa County Wants Drones For Firefighting, RescuesAlamosa County commissioners are applying to the Federal Aviation Administration to use two types of drones for search and rescue, firefighting and aerial agricultural inspections.
Watchdog: Too Few Air Traffic Controllers Where Needed MostThere are too few fully qualified controllers at more than a dozen of the nation's busiest air traffic facilities stretching from Atlanta to Anchorage, according to report released Tuesday by a government watchdog.
500 Flight Cancellations Reported At DIA, Westin Hotel Completely FullThe Denver International Airport reported approximately 500 cancellations and up to four-hour delays on Tuesday due to blowing snow, bringing big business to the new Westin Hotel.
Report Cites Denver As City With Near Collisions Between Pilots, DronesThere has yet to be a confirmed U.S. collision between a drone and a manned aircraft, but there's a growing number of close calls as drones fly where they least belong — near airports. Some of those close calls happened in Denver.
Busy Air Traffic Control Facilities Lack Enough Controllers, Including DenverThirteen of the nation's busiest air traffic control facilities, including Denver, are suffering from a shortage of air traffic controllers, a problem that demands "urgent attention," a government watchdog told lawmakers on Tuesday.
Consumer Group Petitions FAA For Airplane Seat RequirementsA consumer group is pushing the FAA to set a limit on the number of seats on airplanes.