Washington PostAirline on-time performance improves in SeptemberUSA Today – 10 hours agoAn antiquated Air Traffic system and unpredictable summer weather have also contributed to heavy delays this year. In August, US carriers operated only …Flight Delays Improve in September WJLAAirlines improve on-time performance Dallas Morning NewsAirlines improve their on-time record 10:50 AM CT Dallas Morning NewsBoston Globeall 163 news articlesAirline on-time performance improves in September – USA Today

Government data released Monday shows air travelers were less likely to be stuck on a delayed flight in September – but the airline industry’s on-time performance so far in 2007 remains the worst in 13 years.Airlines have fewer flight delays in September; Frontier has 3rd best on-time arrival rate

Though defibrillators are required on all airplanes and in most airports, many Air Traffic controllers in the nation’s 500-plus control centers would be far from the nearest life-saving device should they …FAA won’t allow cardiac-arrest machine at traffic-control center

Better weather is being credited with reducing the number of flight delays travelers had to deal with inSeptember.Airline delays on the decline

Better weather is being credited with reducing the number of flight delays travelers had to deal with in September.Flight Delays Improved in September

Law firm McCarter & English filed a petition last week on behalf of several northern Delaware civic associations and citizens, challenging proposed flight changes at Philadelphia International Airport, recently …Lawmakers Call On Community to Help with Legal Fees

A 17-year-old Hopewell High School student was suspended today for flying a plane over the Hopewell-North Mecklenburg high school football game on Friday night.Student suspended for flying plane over stadium

This week’s edition of “Today’s Air Force” highlights an Airman whose split-second decision saved lives and earned him a medal.‘Today’s Air Force’ features deployed Airmen

At wit’s end, Jay Lenstrom, chief executive of Chicago-based Radiate Group, decided to hit the road.Savvy travelers find ways to avoid flight delays

The full list of thirty two bands and debut albums who’ll be battling it out for the first Xfm New Music Award has just been annnounced.Xfm’s New Music Award

Guardian Unlimited – During the three-hour flight both the pilot and the co-pilot drifted off and were only woken by the frantic shrieks of Air Traffic control as they neared Denver airport on autopilot, at twice the recommended approach speed and well above the optimum …Asleep at the controls, 35,000 feet above the ground …

The Independent – Ms Ferreira said there were no immediate indications that it was related to Brazilian Air Traffic chaos including the July 17 crash of a Tam Linhas Aereas SA jetliner, which slammed into a building in Sao Paulo, killing 199 people. Interesting? Click …Eight killed in Sao Paulo plane crash

This has been the nation’s worst year on record for flight delays and airport gridlock, but there is some unexpected good news: Most of the nation’s aviation system actually is performing relatively well and reducing delays.For many travelers, wait times are down (The News Journal)

Some state lawmakers are asking residents, community organizations and civic associations to help fund a legal battle against the Federal Aviation Administration’s plan to reroute planes into and out of Philadelphia International Airport.Residents asked to help fund FAA battle (The News Journal)

Lockheed Martin , along with The Boeing Company, Computer Sciences Corporation, and Harris Corporation, recently announced the formation of an industry alliance to help advance the transformation of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) System Wide Information Management (SWIM) initiativeLeading Aviation Companies Form Alliance To Advance System Wide Information Management For National Airspace (AerospaceOnline)

Nearly 400,000 people fly annually in business class cabins between London and Dubai, but that number is likely to increase dramatically as Dubai continues to position itself as a global commercial and tourism capital.London-Dubai premium Air Traffic set for steep climb (AME Info)