San Diego Union-Tribune – WASHINGTON ? The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday said three defense companies have qualified to compete in one portion of a multibillion-dollar contract to upgrade the nation’s Air Traffic control system. The three companies qualified to …Lockheed Martin qualifies to bid on FAA deal to upgrade nation’s air …

Christian Science Monitor – Requiring a plane to return to the gate would throw a wrench into a complex air-traffic system. It would cause planes to lose their place in line, cause airline crews to run up against limits on work hours, and require the rebooking …Service in the air … and on the tarmac

Times Online – If you combined the tax contributions of all those who have Rollers, I bet you?d have enough to pay for Britain?s Air Traffic control system. And that?s before you start on how much Britain?s rich do for charity. Last year a bunch a hedge …Drip-drip-drip of a revolution

Domestic Air Traffic to grow 25 per centHindu, India – Feb 22, 2007KOCHI: In the next five years, domestic Air Traffic is set to grow by about 25 per cent annually and international traffic 15 per cent. …Domestic Air Traffic to grow 25 per cent – Hindu

Air Traffic controllers retrained after August incidentHouston Chronicle, TX – Feb 21, 2007DALLAS ? Air Traffic controllers at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport have been retrained after a pilot declared a low-fuel emergency but wasn’t …Air Traffic controllers retrained after August incident – Houston Chronicle

WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration needs to find a better way to determine how many Air Traffic controllers are needed nationwide or it risks shortages at key locations, a new report …FAA told it risks controller shortages

Air Traffic management systems of the near future must ensure that aircraft moving around the world do so safely and with few delays as air transportation continues to grow, says the head of the U.S. civil …United States Seeks Global Harmonization of Air Traffic Control

… have the free single of the week at the iTunes store, the groovy This Month, Day 10. Lively Britpop newcomers Air Traffic will give you their new song, I Like That, if you sign up to their mailing list at www.air-traffic. And Belfast …Off the record: David Smyth

… in Greensboro. Air-traffic controller Air Force Airman 1st Class Brenton D. Hobson has graduated from the Air Traffic Control Operations Apprentice Course at Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi, Miss. He is the son of Ian and Barbara B. Hobson of Selma. …Military Affairs

Cancellations and delays continued to plague the Dane County Regional Airport last year, especially on flights to and from Chicago’s O’Hare Airport.Dane County Regional Airport: ‘Tough environment’ (Wisconsin State Journal)

The F-16 flight carrying then-Lt. Gov. Bruce Johnson over Downtown in August rattled workers for only a few seconds. The investigation into whether the jet flew too low or too fast took 174 days.Pilot broke rules when he buzzed Downtown (The Columbus Dispatch)