Representatives of diverse religious creeds gather to pray for the victims of Tam Airlines flight JJ054 Airbus 320 jet that crashed in Sao Paulo, during an ecumenical ceremony.Brazil president insists airways are safe despite air crash

A radar failure over the Amazon forced Brazil to turn back or ground a string of international flights Saturday, deepening a national aviation crisis just hours after the president unveiled safety measures prompted by the country’s deadliest air disaster.Brazil Suffers New Air Safety Problems (AM New York)

Aviation: Shortage result of growth in industry elsewhere. BRUSSELS, Belgium – As the Garuda Indonesia Boeing 737 approached Yogyakarta’s main airport, veteran Capt. Marwoto Komar instructed his rookie co-pilot to extend the flaps to slow the plane for landing.Pilot shortage affects safety (Long Beach Press-Telegram)

SAO PAULO – The Brazilian government faces rising pressure over the safety of its aviation industry amid public outcry over the country?s deadliest air disaster that killed around 200 people this week.Brazil under pressure after air crash (Sunday Times)

It is no different now than it ever has been in Baghdad; life is sustained by the Tigris River.Drink up: Tigris River is life for troops in Baghdad

July 30, 2007 issue – Here’s where you don’t want to spend your summer vacation: on the tarmac at JFK.Airport Tips for Summer Travelers

Aborted landings are safer than bad landings, say pilotsIrish Independent, Ireland – 6 hours agoHe adds, "Ninety-eight pc of the time Air Traffic Control and pilots do a great job and all is well. Very occasionally it doesn’t work and we go around and …Aborted landings are safer than bad landings, say pilots – Irish Independent

Times Herald-Record – It is this lack of capacity at hub airports, caused in good measure by an air-traffic control system almost universally regarded as broken, that is the chief reason for American’s pullout, one of the nation’s leading aviation consultants said. In …Airline cuts linked to hub traffic

NDTV.comBrazil Opposition Lawmakers to Support Lula’s Air Traffic PlansBloomberg – Jul 20, 2007Pilots, lawmakers, judges and Air Traffic controllers raised alarms for almost a year that Congonhas was unsafe. Criticism grew after a TAM SA Airbus A320 …Brazil promises new airport Bangkok PostBrazil govt under pressure after deadly air crash Times of IndiaThe World’s Worst Airline Washington PostGuardian Unlimited – People’s Daily Onlineall 1,463 news articlesBrazil Opposition Lawmakers to Support Lula’s Air Traffic Plans – Bloomberg

It has taken less than a year for the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate the Aug. 27, 2006, crash of Comair Flight 5191. The board will present its findings and make recommendations when it meets here in Washington on Thursday morning.Comair crash, Air Traffic dispute on Capitol’s agenda this week (Louisville Courier-Journal)

THE DEATH of a teenage pilot at Southend has prompted investigators to recommend safety improvements.Plane crash probe

BRUSSELS, Belgium ? As the Garuda Indonesia Boeing 737 approached Yogyakarta’s main airport, veteran Capt.Worldwide pilot shortage raises safety concerns (Inside Bay Area)

AME Info – Premium Air Traffic to and from the Middle East displayed solid growth in May this year, even though global figures showed a slight overall decline, reported Gulf News citing figures from the International Air Transport Association. Premium class …Mideast premium traffic solid

July 18, 2007 NEW LONDON – William Kruki, 76, of New London, died Wednesday at Stein Hospice Care Center in Sandusky, after a three year battle with cancer.William Kruki

Frequency of air mishaps worries aviation officialsDaily Nation (subscription), Kenya – 13 hours agoAfrican Air Traffic accounts for only five per cent of global Air Traffic, but 30 per cent of the air accidents recorded last year occurred in Africa. …Frequency of air mishaps worries aviation officials – Daily Nation (subscription)

Knowing how to fly an airplane just isn’t enough. To fly safely, pilots need to know vital information, including changes to runways, taxiways and airspace restrictions.Pilots see information gap

Radar that tracks planes over the vast Amazon jungle failed for several hours early on Saturday, forcing a dozen international flights to change course, Brazil’s airports authority said.Air radar glitch over Amazon (TVNZ)

Con Edison Crews Speed Up Work at New York Blast Site (Update1)Bloomberg – 16 hours agoThe explosion occurred during the evening rush hour on July 18 a block from Grand Central Terminal, sending plumes of steam and debris into the air. Traffic …Con Edison Crews Speed Up Work at New York Blast Site (Update1) – Bloomberg