Air Traffic Control service to resume at smaller New Orleans airportInternational Herald Tribune, France – Jul 25, 2007AP NEW ORLEANS: For the first time since Hurricane Katrina devastated the region, permanent Air Traffic Control service is set to resume at New Orleans’ …Air Traffic Control service to resume at smaller New Orleans airport – International Herald Tribune

Worldnews.com – Airport Surface Surveillance Equipment, Model X System Also Supports ADS-B for Smooth Transition to Next-Generation Air Traffic Control EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y., July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Sensis Corporation announced that its Airport Surface …Sensis Runway Safety Equipment Commissioned at Louisville …

Local law enforcement agencies want a free hand to fly unmanned aerial vehicles. The FAA says not so fast.Photos: Unmanned vehicles take to air, land and seaPolice agencies push for drone sky patrols (ZDNet)

Boston Globe – Airlines and private-plane owners are pushing Congress to spend billions more on Air Traffic Control upgrades, but are squabbling over how those costs will be split. One key contributor to the increase in delays is that in the first half of this year …Airline delays on the rise for US, Logan

NATCA’s Forrey: ‘The FAA Does Not WANT Us’Aero-News Network, FL – 2 hours agoForrey starts off his speech by noting the controller’s union favors the FAA’s intent to modernize the nation’s Air Traffic Control system… before noting …FLRA Rules PASS Did Not Negotiate In Bad Faith Aero-News Networkall 6 news articlesNATCA’s Forrey: ‘The FAA Does Not WANT Us’ – Aero-News Network

MSN MoneyCentral – Other revenues contracted 15.5% to EUR 43.4 million due to the reduction in services for the Air Traffic Control department and to the decline in intersegment revenues. Ground handling and related services Ground handling and related services …Aeroports De Paris: First-Half 2007 Revenues up 9%

The last nine months have brought a flurry of anger and activism involving fliers trapped on tarmacs with limited food and water and inoperable toilets.Air-passenger rights bills are still on the taxiway (Los Angeles Times)

With delays in the first half of 2007 the worst since the Department of Transportation started keeping track 13 years ago, the FAA and airlines are working to make improvements. But be prepared to pay for them in ticket prices.What Airlines Are Doing To Reduce Delays (CBS News)

With a taller, more spacious and efficient Air Traffic Control tower, Spokane?s controllers will be able to handle at least 55 more flights a day with the same number of staff, Federal Aviation Administration officials said Thursday at the new tower?s dedication.FAA dedicates new control tower (The Spokesman-Review)

PARIS—-Regulatory News:Aeroports De Paris: First-Half 2007 Revenues up 9% (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)

Russia has opened another front in its international show of muscle by dispatching strategic bombers to the heart of American military power in the Pacific for the first time since the end of the Cold War. Two Russian Tu-95 bombers made the 3,200-mile flight to Guam, where more than 22,000 American troops are involved in exercises, a senior air force general said yesterday.Russian bombers play war games with US (Independent)

Salt Lake Tribune – We continue to note the Northeast is particularly hampered by the antiquated [Air Traffic Control] system, as well as disproportionate corporate jet traffic.” Across the country, this June was the second-worst June on-time performance on record …June air delays pile high, with JFK the worst

BANGKOK, Thailand ? It doesn?t matter where Andy Hein calls home these days. He?s not there much.American medals in jet lag (Times Leader)

WorldNetDailyControversial SPP moves toward North American Air Traffic Control …WorldNetDaily, OR – Aug 8, 2007The defining vision for North American Air Traffic Control was articulated by then-Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta in a Sept. …Controversial SPP moves toward North American Air Traffic Control … – WorldNetDaily

Christian Science MonitorWhat airlines are doing to reduce record delaysChristian Science Monitor, MA – Aug 8, 2007Right now, commercial jets pay a fee to the FAA each time they use the Air Traffic Control system. Corporate jets pay only a tax on their fuel. …Delays Hurt Airlines’ Capitol-Hill Connections Wall Street Journalall 4 news articlesWhat airlines are doing to reduce record delays – Christian Science Monitor

Spokane Spokesman-Review – With a taller, more spacious and efficient Air Traffic Control tower, Spokane?s controllers will be able to handle at least 55 more flights a day with the same number of staff, Federal Aviation Administration officials said Thursday at the new …FAA dedicates new control tower

The Delta Air Lines route between Salt Lake City International Airport and New York’s John F. Kennedy airport in June was a flyway to exasperation. Flight 118 leaving Salt Lake City at 10:05 a.June air delays pile high, with JFK the worst (The Salt Lake Tribune)

Delta: Speak up, fix air travelSalt Lake Tribune, United States – Aug 2, 2007But the bottom line is that many of the delays happen because we have a 1950s-era Air Traffic Control system that can’t meet today’s travel needs," Delta …Delta: Speak up, fix air travel – Salt Lake Tribune

Kansas City Star – The day will include free flights and various hands-on experiences with airplanes, helicopters and flight and Air Traffic Control simulators. Pilots, hot-air balloonists, police and fire department officials, and Federal Aviation Administration …Aviation day for youths scheduled at downtown airport