Gulf News – London: Foreign air-traffic controllers fast-tracked into British jobs are among thousands of immigrants being scrutinised by police and the security services. Aircraft engineers, traffic engineers, transport planners and overhead electricity line …Foreign Air Traffic controllers among those probed over terror – In last week’s column , I invited you to submit questions on special retirement provisions for law enforcement officers, firefighters and Air Traffic controllers. Here are some of your submissions, along with my responses. Computation of the Basic …Feeling Special: Q&A

CBS News – Blakey convened the closed-door conference with 40 representatives of airlines, airplane manufacturers, avionics executives, FAA inspectors and Air Traffic controllers less than a month after the National Transportation Safety Board issued its report …FAA, Air Industry To Study Runway Safety

Salon – It seems that every last reporter and pundit, at every outlet from the Christian Science Monitor to National Public Radio, has run a feature story on the country’s ever-worsening Air Traffic crisis. Up to now these stories have mostly been missing …Ask the Pilot

Obsolete Air Traffic controlHouston Chronicle, United States – Aug 14, 200712 editorial ("Crowded skies / Congress must authorize a new, digital Air Traffic control system before September"). In fact, the entire aviation industry …Obsolete Air Traffic control – Houston Chronicle

Air Traffic fee issue worries pilotsMail Tribune, OR – 22 hours agoBy Greg Stiles There is a tug of war between commercial airlines and general aviation pilots over future funding of the nation’s Air Traffic control system. …Air Traffic fee issue worries pilots – Mail Tribune

North-East region flies high on air travelExpress TravelWorld, India – 1 hour agoThe north-east region is leading the Air Traffic boom in India. The region registered a 52 per cent growth in April this year over the corresponding month …North-East region flies high on air travel – Express TravelWorld

THE proposed residential development at Tralee was dealt a significant blow on Wednesday after a Federal Court ruling kept alive the prospect that much of the site is ineligible for residential use.Tralee set back (Queanbeyan Age)

NORTH COUNTY — The majority of black and Latino students throughout the county and state are still struggling to catch up with their white and Asian counterparts on math and English tests, according to a state report released Wednesday.State tests scores show moderate growth; achievement gap between white, minority students a problem (North County Times)

TORONTO — Canada balked at several requests from Washington to provide asylum to men cleared for release from the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, government documents released Wednesday show.Canada balked at U.S. request to give Guantanamo detainees asylum, documents show (North County Times)

Flowers at Minnesota & L Street That plot of land that always has beautiful flowers planted in some artistic

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — IAP Worldwide Services, Inc.U.S. Navy Awards IAP Aviation Contract With Potential Value of $388 Million Over Five Years

As stress on the airline industry hits an all-time high, Federal Aviation Administration officials say one way to improve airline delays is to move from using a radar-based Air Traffic control system to a …GRAPHIC: Eliminating Flight Delays

WASHINGTON — Less than three weeks after airport-safety changes were recommended as a result of last year’s Comair crash in Lexington, Ky., federal officials yesterday announced five steps aimed at better …Five-point plan targets air safety

Aug 14/07: Readiness Management Support, LC in Panama City, FL received a $63.7 million indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee, performance-based contract, with a provision for …RMS Gets Call for CENTCOM Air Traffic Control

SAN ANTONIO, Texas -Bryn M. Roll received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas on May 12, 2007.Education Briefs

When Lee County built an airport in 2000, it wasn’t to attract names such as Delta, Southwest or American.Small airports, big lure; As corporate travelers choose private…

What’s the old saying? “Desperate times call for desperate measures.” Well, the following email message, being sent to new hires, should dispel any remaining doubt about whether or not the FAA is in desperate …Desperate Times

WASHINGTON — While pilot error was the chief cause of last year’s Comair crash in Lexington, Ky., weaknesses in the aviation system eliminated vital safeguards that could have prevented it, a federal safety …System flaws cited in Comair crash