Raleigh News & Observer – WASHINGTON – When a Delta Air Lines jet came within 100 feet of colliding with a United Airlines plane in Florida this week, it underscored the dangers some federal lawmakers and officials fear may be growing at busy airports. On Thursday, Marion …Air Traffic crisis gets Senate panel’s ear

Emirati firm International Aeradio LLC (IAL), a leading provider of cutting-edge technology has been awarded the Meteorological System contract at JXB JXB , while the UK’s Park Air Systems (PAS), the world leader in Air Traffic control solutions will be responsible for VHF Radar implementation.JXB awards Air Traffic management systems tenders (Zawya)

Air Traffic controllers at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport soon might be able to get rid of the trash cans crowding their work area as they guide planes flying to and from the facility.Airport tower leads bad examples

ISSUE: Poor work environment at airports’ towers cause for concern. Bird mites running on legs is a creepy feeling no Air Traffic controllers should have to experience in America, where wealth and technology …Conditions at airport control towers a concern

Though the National Transportation Safety Board concluded at a meeting Thursday that pilot error was to blame for the crash of Comair Flight 5191 in Lexington, Ky., last August, some panel members raised …Crash probe raises issue of Air Traffic controller staffing

Air Transport Association passenger airline members presented a new proposal for funding the FAA’s Next Generation Air Transportation System during a Senate subcommittee hearing recently.Airlines Want Volume-Based Tax for Traffic Control

Venezuelan group gives St. Martin a thumbs up MARIGOT–The almost 100-strong Venezuelan travel group that is here on a two-day familiarisation trip ahead of the new weekly direct charter service by Ascera …News from Thursday July 26, 2007

Pilots’ failure to notice clues that they were heading to the wrong runway was the primary cause of last summer’s deadly Kentucky plane crash that killed 49 people, safety investigators concluded Thursday.NTSB says pilot error caused Ky. crash

KYRGYZ Air Traffic CONTROLLERS SAY THEY STOP SERVICING US AIR BASE …EurasiaNet, NY – Jul 26, 2007Air Traffic control operators of the state-run Kyrgyz air navigation company intend to stop servicing US aircraft at the Manas air base [the Ganci air base …KYRGYZ Air Traffic CONTROLLERS SAY THEY STOP SERVICING US AIR BASE … – EurasiaNet

Poor workplaces could endanger fliers, Air Traffic controllers sayKansas City Star, MO – Jul 24, 2007James Oberstar, chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee WASHINGTON | Air Traffic controllers told Congress on Tuesday that poor …Poor workplaces could endanger fliers, Air Traffic controllers say – Kansas City Star