David Schaper

David Schaper appears in the following:

Boeing faces a criminal charge of fraud related to deadly 737 Max crashes

Thursday, January 26, 2023

The airplane manufacturer will be arraigned in federal court in Texas Thursday as relatives of those killed in two plane crashes seek to overturn an agreement that gave Boeing immunity.


Grounded flights were the result of employees deleting critical files, FAA says

Friday, January 20, 2023

The Federal Aviation Administration now says contract employees inadvertently deleted critical files, causing the computer outage last week that grounded air traffic nationwide.


Aviation leaders call for more funds for the FAA after this week's system failure

Friday, January 13, 2023

This week's NOTAM system failure, which caused thousands of flight delays and cancelations, has airline industry leaders calling for more stable funding to upgrade antiquated FAA systems.


Here's the latest on the NOTAM outage that caused flight delays and cancellations

Thursday, January 12, 2023

The Federal Aviation Administration said late Wednesday that early work traced the blackout to a "damaged database file."


Thousands of flights were delayed or canceled due to critical computer system failure

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

A critical computer system of the Federal Aviation Administration failed, leading to the delays or cancellations of thousands of flights. The antiquated system is now functioning but questions remain.


Air travel ground to a halt Wednesday morning as FAA's computer system went down

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Air travel in the United States has been a mess Wednesday morning after a computer system for the Federal Aviation Administration went down - causing a cascade of flight delays and cancellations.


Traffic congestion got much worse in 2022 but is still below pre-pandemic levels

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

American drivers, on average, wasted 51 hours last year sitting in traffic jams, costing $869, according to a new report. Chicago had the worst traffic, with drivers losing 155 hours to congestion.


Winter weather challenges Americans across the country

Friday, December 23, 2022

The very big, very cold storm is challenging Americans in many states.


A powerful storm system puts many would-be travelers' plans on ice

Thursday, December 22, 2022

A big winter storm is creating headaches for travelers and airlines across much of the country. It will affect dozens of states — if not with snow — then with bitter cold.


A winter storm is expected to cause widespread travel disruptions

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

A big winter storm is poised to move across most of the U.S. and cause widespread travel disruptions and other hassles.


A severe arctic storm could threaten holiday travel across the U.S.

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Biting wind and heavy snow are expected across 17 states this week, sending temperatures plummeting as low as minus 30 F in some areas. Blizzard conditions could hit the Upper Midwest on Thursday.


United Airlines places huge order for Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

The Chicago-based airline announced it is ordering 100 fuel-efficient 787s, with options for 100 more, as it seeks to add more long-haul international flights


Safety advocates detail safety measures as traffic fatalities reach a 16-year high

Wednesday, December 07, 2022

With traffic fatalities at a 16-year high, safety advocates released an annual report detailing 16 safety measures they say could reduce crashes. They also push for better safety laws.


This year's holiday travel season is going to be as chaotic as pre-pandemic levels

Thursday, November 24, 2022

The holiday travel season is underway, and It stands to be just as busy as pre-pandemic times.


U.S. fines airlines $7.5 million and they must refund customers for canceled flights

Monday, November 14, 2022

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced action against six airlines but only one is a U.S. carrier; the others are foreign. "It's too little and too late," one consumer advocate says.


Holiday flights will be pricey and packed. Here are 5 things to know before you book

Monday, October 31, 2022

Airlines and travel websites say that bookings for holiday travel are strong despite higher air fares, as pandemic-weary travelers seem willing to pay.


Time is running out to book relatively inexpensive flights over the holidays

Monday, October 24, 2022

If you haven't booked your holiday air travel yet, you probably should. Airlines are reporting high demand and rising prices. (Story aired on ATC on Oct. 21, 2022.)


If you haven't booked your holiday air travel yet, you probably should

Friday, October 21, 2022

If you haven't booked your holiday air travel yet, you probably should. Airlines are reporting high demand and rising prices.


Flight attendants to get more rest time under a new FAA rule

Tuesday, October 04, 2022

The FAA will require airlines to give flight attendants at least 10 hours of rest time in between shifts, the same as pilots, to help reduce fatigue. Current rules allow as little as 8 hours of rest.


Disaster relief organizations are preparing to help areas hit by Hurricane Ian

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Disaster relief organizations are mobilizing to deliver life-saving aid and supplies to those affected by Hurricane Ian.