Wall Street Journal – NAIROBI, Kenya — Africa accounts for less than 5% of global Air Traffic, but about 25% of the world’s plane crashes. Flying is so dangerous that it even impaired the United Nations World Food Program’s efforts to deliver aid to suffering populations …How U.N. Food Organization Improves Africa’s Air Safety

Houston Chronicle – As an active member of the general and corporate aviation industry, I agree with the Chronicle’s Aug. 12 editorial (“Crowded skies / Congress must authorize a new, digital Air Traffic control system before September”). In fact, the entire aviation …Obsolete Air Traffic control

ZDNet – Siddiqui also pointed to a national effort to transfer from a radar-based Air Traffic control system to an Air Traffic management, or ADS-B, system that relies on Global Positioning System satellites. Radar currently tracks planes in the air, but in …Far from ‘The Jetsons,’ air cars for commuters

Kommersant – There have been some overall changes in Air Traffic in the past four years. As before, more than 200 companies are involved in this business, but only five airlines account for half of all passenger traffic: Aeroflot ? Russian Airlines, Sibir …Air Transport 2002-2004

The Air National Guard’s top six enlisted Airmen of the year were recognized for their achievements when the Air Guard’s command chief master sergeant hosted Airmen of the Year Week here Aug.Air National Guard recognizes top Airmen

The all-too-real risk of planes colliding at O’Hare International Airport has been reduced with the deployment of new runway safety equipment, the Federal Aviation Administration said Thursday.New safety tool at O’Hare: FAA says system cuts collision risk

ANGER: Pressure is mounting on NATS over its plans to change air corridors over the New Forest PLANS to increase airspace over the New Forest is plane stupid, compromising its beauty and tranquillity, claim …Airspace plans are – plane crazy’

ORGANISATIONS across the New Forest are lining up to fight plans which will send the number of planes flying over the area soaring.Fight to stop rise in planes using New Forest airspace

The FAA’s repeated reference to the need to modernize the Air Traffic control system is a smokescreen designed to divert attention from problems with the existing system, according to the head of the National …Faa Focus on Nextgen Obscures Real Issues Says Natca

ROCKFORD – With airport delays reaching record highs this summer, just about everyone in the aviation industry agrees the Air Traffic control system needs to be upgraded.Fliers pointing fingers for new funding ways at FAA

What, if anything, are airlines doing this summer to ease the pain of flying? When you tally up their efforts, the sum seems to be not enough given almost daily horror stories.What airlines say they’re doing to ease summer’s pain

Congress must authorize a new, digital Air Traffic control system …Houston Chronicle, United States – Aug 11, 2007The airlines and the FAA note that scheduled airline traffic accounts for 73 percent of Air Traffic but pays 90 percent of the traffic control system’s …Congress must authorize a new, digital Air Traffic control system … – Houston Chronicle

PEI Air Traffic still flying highCBC Prince Edward Island, Canada – Aug 13, 2007Air Traffic to the Island was up 10 per cent, continuing double digit increases that were seen for most of last year. The increase in Air Traffic is not …PEI Air Traffic still flying high – CBC Prince Edward Island

NATCA Lauds ASDE-X Commissionings At O’Hare, CharlotteAero-News Network, FL – 12 hours agoThe National Air Traffic Controllers Association tells ANN it is looking forward to the commissioning of two sites this month for the Airport Surface …NATCA Lauds ASDE-X Commissionings At O’Hare, Charlotte – Aero-News Network

CATLETTSBURG WOMAN PLEADS NOT GUILTY TO ABANDONING NEWBORN An Eastern Kentucky woman accused of abandoning her newborn baby on the steps of a church pleaded not guilty Monday to felony charges of abandonment of a minor and wanton endangerment. Angela Dawn Brooks, 29, was arrested Friday, three days after the infant was found outside First Church of the Nazarene, authorities said. The boy, …AROUND KENTUCKY (Lexington Herald-Leader)

Two new cases of tuberculosis have surfaces in San Diego County.Two Cases Of TB Reported In San Diego County (News 8 San Diego)