Delta Air Lines said it was "disappointed" in the furloughs and warned travelers Monday to expect delays in the following cities: New York, Philadelphia, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego.
The Federal Aviation Administration says a temporary flight restriction will be in effect over Chicago during the NATO summit, meaning the federal government is able to use "deadly force" against any planes that don't follow those rules.
The congressional standoff that has shut down the Federal Aviation Administration continues, with no end in sight until September if the Senate doesn't act this week.Lawmakers risk losing more than $1 billion in revenue from ticket taxes that the airline collects.
The Federal Aviation Administration is committing $3.4 million to the design of a new air traffic control tower at O'Hare Airport.U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced the grant for the design of a South Air Traffic Control Tower, as part of the O'Hare Modernization Program.