Finally, there’s some good news for the weary, flying public. The nation’s airlines’ overall performance was the best it’s been in four years.According to the annual National Airline Quality Rating report released today, fewer planes were late, fewer bags were lost, and fewer people got bumped from their flights in 2008.But here’s the catch: It’s …Airline quality report: Better service, fewer passengers

Published: Sunday, April 5, 2009 at 7:22 p.m. Last Modified: Sunday, April 5, 2009 at 7:22 p.m. ORLANDO Orlando International Airport may be one of the busiest airports in the country, but federal officials say too many of its Air Traffic controllers have too little experience.Air Traffic Controllers Lacking in Experience

Japan’s aviation authority issued a notice Friday to aircraft pilots and airline officials advising them to maintain vigilance with regard to possible antiballistic missiles when flying in select areas of Japanese airspace, local media reported.Japan issues aviation advisory over possible launch of antiballistic missiles

This year’s ATCA/FAA/NASA Technical Symposium will focus on major air navigation services providers’ plans for their future air transportation systems.ATCA/FAA/NASA Technical Symposium, Atlantic City, NJ

table border=0 width= valign=top cellpadding=2 cellspacing=7trtd valign=top class=jfont style=font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serifbrdiv style=padding-top:0.8em;img alt= height=1 width=1/divdiv class=lha href=http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=Tct=us/1-0fd=Rurl=http://www.forbes.com/2009/04/07/airlines-traffic-figures-markets-equity-aviation.htmlcid=0ei=U07bSe28Oab6gQOtjv3-Awusg=AFQjCNFX6_-QRIPu-bSIQvvUcewVXdOpjgEuro bAir Traffic/b In A Jam/abrfont size=-1font color=#6f6f6fForbes,nbsp;NY/font/fontbrfont size=-1The airline industry is struggling to get through heavy turbulence. European traffic figures in March, a typically challenging period for the sector already, showed a sharp deterioration as some of the region#39;s leading carriers posted traffic figures b…/b/font/div/font/td/tr/tableEuro Air Traffic In A Jam – Forbes

US Airways said on Friday that its domestic mainline traffic fell 10.9 percent in March amid a shift in the Easter holiday and falling travel demand, resulting in a dip in passenger unit revenue.US Air Traffic Dips On Easter Move, Falling Demand

Published: Sunday, April 5, 2009 at 6:01 a.m. Last Modified: Sunday, April 5, 2009 at 5:09 a.m. LIKE many other Air Traffic controllers, Michael Pearson was hired by the Federal Aviation Administration in the early 1980s to help replace more than 10,000 striking Air Traffic controllers who were fired en masse by President Ronald Reagan.A Scramble to Add Air Traffic Controllers

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Passenger traffic for European airlines slides as much as 16.7% in March. The airline industry is struggling to get through heavy turbulence.Euro Air Traffic In A Jam

FAA to investigate Collier Medflight Inspectors will look into the air safety side of the Collier County Medflight program.Air Traffic officials: Madonna leaves Malawi

Tuesday, 7 April 2009, 10:58 am Press Release: Christchurch International Airport Christchurch Airport’s new terminal development will commence in May, and will be largely complete before the 2011 Rugby World Cup, setting new standards for quality and efficiency, Christchurch International Airport Ltd said.New Terminal Development To Commence In May

Bob Everson doesn’t need to scan the sky if he’s worried about rain. Instead, the Federal Aviation Administration official turns to two state-of-the-art screens on his desk where images of Air Traffic and oncoming weather show real-life conditions.Weather watcher warming up

How will you manage the growth of AAI after the formation of public private partnership joint ventures for difference airports? Delhi and Mumbai Airports are being developed through joint venture routes and new Greenfield airports have come up at Bengaluru and Hyderabad under Public-Private-Partnership mode.Post 26/11, hi-tech gadgets to control airport security

Every morning, beginning around 6:30 a.m., helicopters lift off from Morgan City, Houma, Galveston and other points all along the Gulf Coast to ferry oil and gas workers to more than 5,000 offshore oil and gas platforms in the Gulf of Mexico.Transforming Offshore Travel in the Gulf of Mexico