1010 WinsLack of Air Traffic Control at Area AirpotsGothamist, NY – 3 hours agoThis is good to know as well as spooky stuff from Senator Charles Schumer: JFK, LaGuardia, and Newark Air Traffic control towers are understaffed by 30%. …Air Traffic dangers worsened by controller shortage in New York … San Diego Union Tribuneall 81 news articlesLack of Air Traffic Control at Area Airpots – Gothamist

Vail Mountain staying open longer VAIL ? Skiers and snowboarders can take advantage of an extra 30 minutes on the slopes with operating hours extended to 4 p.m. for the remainder of the season.Around Your Region (Vail Trail)

Colleague: Collins unlikely to have retiredChicago Tribune, IL – 2 hours agoThe federal government is the sole defendant in the case after Midwest Air Traffic Control Inc., which operates the Waukegan airport’s tower, …Expert defends pilots in crash that killed radio star Chicago TribuneController fatigue cited in air crash Chicago TribuneATC Focus Of Midair Suit AVweball 5 news articlesColleague: Collins unlikely to have retired – Chicago Tribune

About 6.4 million O.C. travelers drive to LAX for flights each year. SANTA ANA ? Efforts to organize Southern California’s airports into an administrative body that will divvy up the region’s Air Traffic are meeting resistance in Orange County.Skeptical Orange County resists SoCal airport alliance (Orange County Register)

NEW YORK New York area airports face worsening flight delays and safety problems unless Congress and the Bush administration rectify understaffed Air Traffic control towers, Sen.Schumer Wants More Air Traffic Controller Funds

Gainesville Sun – Efforts to organize Southern California’s airports into an administrative body that will divvy up the region’s Air Traffic are meeting resistance in Orange County. John Wayne Airport can’t handle any more passengers without exceeding a cap on …Skeptical Orange County resists SoCal airport alliance

Gnarls Barkley turned the Grammy Awards into an airport hangar for their Crazy performance last night – by taking to the stage dressed as pilots.Gnarls Barkley Plan For Take-off At The Grammys (Teen Music)

The FAA says Air Traffic control staffing levels are actually better than they are portrayed in the FAA Administrator’s Fact Book, but the National Air Traffic Controllers Association maintains the agency …Controller Departures Adding Up

NAV CANADA announces the acquisition of new surveillance …Canada NewsWire (press release), Canada – 5 hours agoThe new technologies are part of the NAV CANADA evolution toward the next generation Air Traffic system, providing more cost-effective and comprehensive …NAV CANADA announces the acquisition of new surveillance … – Canada NewsWire (press release)

Forbes – LONDON (AFX) – NATS (En Route) PLC, the UK’s leading Air Traffic management provider, said Air Traffic has shown steady growth after it handled 184,018 flights in January, a rise of 3.7 pct over January 2006. A statement said London Area Control …UK NATS En Route PLC-Air Traffic shows growth

Radio personality Bob Collins, killed in a plane crash in February 2000, was a ratings powerhouse who was unlikely to have retired early, a friend and colleague at WGN-AM 720 testified today.Colleague: Collins unlikely to have retired (Chicago Tribune)

Air Traffic ‘on the rise’Just the Flight, UK – 5 hours agoNats, an Air Traffic management provider operating, reported that the number of flights that it dealt with last month increased by 3.7 when compared to …UK NATS En Route PLC-Air Traffic shows growth Forbesall 3 news articlesAir Traffic ‘on the rise’ – Just the Flight

Serbia and Montenegro Air Traffic Services Agency Receives EUR 60 …Property Xpress (subscription), Bulgaria – Feb 9, 200709-02-07, 11:41, (Property Xpress) – EUR 60 mln financing for the modernization of the navigation infrastructure of Serbia and Montenegro Air Traffic …Serbia and Montenegro Air Traffic Services Agency Receives EUR 60 … – Property Xpress (subscription)

… to Sen. Charles Schumer. Schumer (D-N.Y.) said he is seeking to triple the FAA budget for fiscal year 2008 for Air Traffic controllers. The 2008 budget includes $15.9 million for Air Traffic controllers for recruitment, hiring and training, down …Schumer: Air towers understaffed

BBC UK – The pilot contacted Air Traffic control on Saturday afternoon to say he was in trouble, but the plane disappeared from radar screens moments later. Rescue helicopters were immediately scrambled to try to locate it, but could not begin a full search …Fatal air crash inquiry continues

… coverage today. The new technologies are part of the NAV CANADA evolution toward the next generation Air Traffic system, providing more cost-effective and comprehensive surveillance systems intended to both enhance safety, and reduce customer fuel …Nav Canada announces the acquisition of new surveillance technology…