NEW DELHI: CPI leader Sitaram Yechury, who is also Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, has sought an urgent and thorough probe into an incident relating to Air Traffic Control over …Yechury for probe into Kolkata ATC incident

There may be fewer jobs for MBAs and IITians in the market, but that has not stopped some from the government sector to lap up lucrative offers from overseas.Hope in the time of recession

Technology handbook for 2009 now available The 2009 Technology Handbook for St. Mary’s County, listing the more than 215 technology firms doing business in the county, has been released.Pax River report

NEW DELHI: In view of the Republic Day Parade, airspace over Indira Gandhi International Airport here will be closed from 11-15 a.m. to 12-15 p.m. on Monday.Airspace over IGI Airport closed

The aerial approach to Calcutta airport has become a haven for birds and a hazard for planes because of unregulated growth on the ground and a water body in the vicinity, a survey has revealed.Bird peril on flight path

Air Force Airman 1st Class Anthony J. Meadows has graduated from the Air Traffic Control Operations Apprentice Course at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss.Local people in the news

WASHINGTON, 01/28/09 -JetBlue Airways’ Chief Executive Officer Dave Barger and executives representing other U.S. industries met today with President Obama to discuss his economic stimulus proposal.JetBlue Goes To Washington To Discuss Economic Stimulus Plan

CHENNAI: Wednesday morning was a nightmare for traffic controllers at the Chennai airport when the radar screens suddenly went blank with eight flights readying for landing and six waiting for departure …On Jan 16, radars blanked out with 23 planes in air

While many professions are cutting jobs because of the recession, one career path is taking off in Texoma.New Air Traffic Control academy opens in Texoma

Video Display Corporation announces that its subsidiary, Aydin Displays, Inc., a leading manufacturer in display technology, has been awarded the 2008 Supplier Excellence 4-Star Award by Raytheon Company’s …Aydin Displays Receives Raytheon IDS 4-Star Supplier Award

Technology handbook for 2009 now available The 2009 Technology Handbook for St. Mary’s County, listing the more than 215 technology firms doing business in the county, has been released.Pax River report

KOCHI: In a good gesture, the Central Industrial Security Force operating in the Kochi International Airport has come to the assistance of people who approach the NOC Cell for permission for the construction …Respite for applicants

When a New York policeman commandeered a chopper after receiving a “plane down” distress call, he expected to find a Cessna or a Piper in the river.Patient safety and a tale of two pilots

“Today I was honored to represent the 11,500 crewmembers of JetBlue Airways and the U.S. aviation industry in discussions with President Obama regarding his economic stimulus proposal,” said Mr.JetBlue Airways Joins Other Business Leaders at White House to Discuss Economic Stimulus Plan

GAO High Risk List is modified to remove Air Traffic Program. January 27, 2009 – After 14 years, FAA Air Traffic Control modernization has been dropped from Government Accountability Office High Risk List.Air Traffic Control Modernization No Longer on GAO High Risk List

Pvt. Ava M. Turner has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. She is the daughter of Lynda Turner of Ingleside and is a 2008 graduate of Ingleside High School.Military notes: 01.24.09

Many thanks to the reader who sends along this email: Paul Krugman, Nobel Prize winner, appears ignorant of examples of privatized Air Traffic Control, such as Nav Canada , and the 50% public/private National …Once More on Krugman and Air Traffic Control

The United States faces a challenging year. Political appointments made by incoming President Obama included Lynne Osmus as acting FAA administrator and Ray LaHood as transport secretary.Taking control of US airspace

Concerns about jet aircraft noise over the Estero area after the Federal Aviation Administration changed the flight path into Southwest Florida International Airport have reached Washington, D.C. “We are …Flight path change into SWFIA upsets Estero residents