MSN MoneyCentral – Northwest Airlines Corp.’s July overall traffic dipped slightly compared with figures from the same period last year, the company said Friday. The Eagan, Minn.-based carrier’s load factor, a measure of how full planes are, fell less than half a …Northwest Air Traffic dips in July

News 8 Austin – An Air Traffic control tower usually has someone on the radio, watching the flight patterns, and making sure everything goes smoothly. But that’s not the case at the Georgetown Municipal Airport . Although they have a brand new $2.1 million control …Georgetown airport tower still unoccupied

Inside Bay Area – The FAA hopes to eventually triple the nation’s Air Traffic capacity in the air with a completely new Air Traffic control system dubbed NextGen. But even with that improvement, busier regions like the Bay Area will need additional efforts to cope …Bay Area skies to see gridlock

Cedar Rapids Gazette – Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee on Friday said the nation’s Air Traffic control system is near “the point of collapse,” as he turned his focus to the nation’s transportation systems in the wake of the deadly highway collapse in …Huckabee sees air system near collapse

Kommersant – Today, foreign flights account for more than a third of Air Traffic. International traffic, whose share has grown from 20 to 35%, has provided the current growth in passenger turnaround. The flights are mainly carried out on leased Western airplanes …Air Transport 1991-2000

Xenonics makes light sources and low-light viewing devices for the military, law enforcement, public safety and other customers.North County business briefs: Xenonics system to be marketed

Bruce Ervin Betcher went on to be with those loved ones who passed before him on Wednesday evening, August 1, 2007, at Valley Eldercare in Grand Forks, North Dakota.Bruce Betcher

Corporate jets and private planes have been the primary users of Stennis International Airport for more than 30 years.Stennis Opens New Air Traffic Control Tower

Doug Drabek of Pitts still beats Phila 11-0 1991 – Giant Victory, driven by Jack Moiseyev, wins Hambletonian 1991 – Pan Am games open in Havana 1992 – Dodgers win 3,000th game since moving to Los Angeles 1992 – …August 3 – Today in History

ON THIS DATE IN 1900, THE FIRESTONE TIRE AND RUBBER COMPANY IS FOUNDED. IN 1981, US Air Traffic CONTROLLERS GO ON STRIKE.LoserList for August 3, 2007

Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln conducts a fueling at sea with Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Henry J. Kaiser .USS Abraham Lincoln begins TSTA regimen

Utah’s economy is tied to commercial aviation, according to a 2006 study of the airline industry’s impact on the U.S. economy by Campbell-Hill Aviation Group.Delta: Speak up, fix air travel

NATION & WORLD: Air-travel delays are bad and getting worseSanta Fe New Mexican, NM – 22 hours agoThey are also working on a new air-traffic control system that will allow planes to fly more efficient, direct routes. That system is not expected to be …NATION & WORLD: Air-travel delays are bad and getting worse – Santa Fe New Mexican

Hundreds of passengers on a Delta Airlines flight from Seattle to Atlanta made an unplanned visit to Nebraska Sunday, after mechanical issues with their Boeing 767 led to a precautionary landing at Lincoln Airport.Flight makes emergency landing in Lincoln (Lincoln Journal Star)

LAKE CLEAR ? Proposed new air service from the Adirondack Regional Airport would build on demand. Big Sky airlines, which bid for the Essential Air Service contract to supply connecting flights to Boston, has a Fly Local marketing plan.Adirondack Airport looks to balance supply and demand (Plattsburgh Press Republican)