Ithaca Journal – The local economy rebounded in May after slight dip in April. The Index of Economic Activity in Tompkins County improved to a reading of 153.66 from a revised mark of 152.44 in April. Gains in Air Traffic, retail sales, and help wanted advertising …Air Traffic, retail sales improve local economy

Street.Com – During June, Northwest’s mainline schedule has been hurt by several factors, notably thunderstorms, Air Traffic control congestion and pilot absenteeism, which has been 80% higher this month than in June 2006. The cumulative impact forced the airline …Northwest to Cut Capacity

US News and World Report – WASHINGTON (AP) — The House transportation committee voted Thursday to force the Bush administration to reopen contract talks with Air Traffic controllers. Shortly after the vote to send the measure to the full House, Transportation Secretary Mary …House Panel OKs New Air Controller Talks – Jerry Thiele wasn’t worried about the score of last year’s Super Bowl. When the festivities unfolded in Miami, he was keeping an eye on Air Traffic. As the airport manager of Buckeye Municipal Airport, he knew what happened in Florida airports as a …Buckeye airport gets $1M to expand for Super Bowl

News Channel 2000 – The next time you fly, your safety could be in the hands of an Air Traffic controller wearing a dress — and he’s a guy. Some controllers have been protesting a government dress code, by wearing women’s clothing to work. Union spokesman Doug Church …Protesting Air Controllers Wear Dresses

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Northwest Airlines, reeling from a weeklong spike in flight cancellations, said Friday it would reduce its schedule and recall furloughed pilots to fix the problem.Northwest says it has plan to address increased cancellations (Fargo Forum)

U.S. Air Traffic controllers have been ordered to dress professionally, meaning no jeans, no loud tropical shirts and no aquamarine pants — at least on men. Since controllers work in windowless offices out of sight of the traveling public, many are chafi…Controllers: FAA now ‘fashion police’ (

The Money TimesNorthwest tries to placate fliers as cancellations mountUSA Today – 15 hours agoNorthwest also raised the ire of many Air Traffic controllers, who balked at the company’s statement Tuesday that they were a cause of the cancellations. …Northwest to Cut Capacity TheStreet.comNorthwest announcement to passengers Detroit Free PressNorthwest cancellations hit Ford airport daily The Grand Rapids PressUSA Todayall 169 news articlesNorthwest tries to placate fliers as cancellations mount – USA Today

Pekerti members visit Air Traffic centreThe Brunei Times, Brunei Darussalam – 20 hours ago"They can learn so much about Air Traffic and weather," she said. "Some policewomen who have been posted at the airport but know very little about air …Pekerti members visit Air Traffic centre – The Brunei Times

Air Traffic controllers say that shortage of staff is tying up …Pegasus News, TX – Jun 28, 2007By Pegasus News wire The National Air Traffic Controllers Association tells Aero-Net News that a shortage of Air Traffic controllers at Dallas-Fort Worth …Air Traffic controllers say that shortage of staff is tying up … – Pegasus News

1010 WinsDelta cancels about 200 northeast flightsAtlanta Journal Constitution, USA – Jun 28, 2007… said it expected to cancel about 200 flights by the end of Thursday to cope with summer storms that threatened to snarl Air Traffic in the Northeast. …Delta Takes Steps to Mitigate Impact On Customers as Severe … CNNMoney.comThousands of flights cancelled at D/FW, across country because of … Dallas Morning News (subscription)Weather causes Delta cancellations BusinessWeekNashua Telegraph (subscription) – WTNHall 29 news articlesDelta cancels about 200 northeast flights – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Are you going to fly in the near future? Then you may be interested to know that the people in the control towers may be wearing dresses, even the guys! Some Air Traffic controllers have been protesting a …Air Traffic Controllers Wearing Dresses?

Chief executive Paul Barron said Nats has ‘completely changed its mindset’ since part-privatisation and its early struggles, which saw airports group BAA come in with a 65m rescue package in return for 4% of …Nats ready to go private after profits leap

The House transportation committee voted Thursday to force the Bush administration to reopen contract talks with Air Traffic controllers.House Panel OKs New Air Controller Talks

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee by voice vote Thursday approved a four-year $66 billion Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill, provoking a White House veto threat over …Panel backs language to reopen FAA, union contract talks

I’ve been having trouble concentrating lately. I think I have that attention deficit whatever.hUMOR For June 29th

Air Traffic controllers don’t like a government dress code. It bans shorts, jeans, T-shirts, and halter tops.Air Traffic Controllers React to Dress Code

CLEVELAND – Air Traffic controllers locked in a staffing dispute with the government are upset over a dress code and have shown their displeasure with high-flying fashion, with some men protesting by wearing …Workers protest FAA code on dress