Authorities say about a third of the toxic oil that spilled into San Francisco Bay last week is now out of the water.Some Beaches Re-open After Oil Spill

This year, if you’re flying up or down the East Coast around Thanksgiving, you might be passing through airspace that’s usually reserved for the U.S. military.Questions and answers about military air routes and opening some up for holiday travelers

Adam Applegarth, the chief executive of Northern Rock, resigned from the stricken mortgage lender yesterday as Sir Richard Branson and the former boss of Abbey National lodged proposals to take control of the …Applegarth resigns from Northern Rock as Branson and Arnold table offers

Northern Rock boss will stay on until January to manage sale Four other directors will go in boardroom cull Adam Applegarth, chief executive of Northern Rock, gives evidence to the House of Commons treasury …Norhern Rock chief executive Adam Applegarth

Rock chief and seven directors quit Comment: Northern Rock is a mess, but it can still be saved Simon Laffin The former finance director of Safeway has experience of dealing with complex bids.Northern Rock: People in the spotlight

The deal will be delivered to the European Commission ahead of a November 19 meeting in Brussels to review the placement of all 51 of Indonesia’s airlines on the list of air carriers banned in the EU in June …Indonesian air industry signs safety deal ahead of EU ban review

An Air Traffic controller’s error contributed to two aircraft nearly colliding as they flew at 25,000 feet over Indiana, officials said.Air Traffic controller error leads to near collision

St. Petersburg Times – The air transportation system has far bigger problems, from a lack of investment by airports and the airlines to the loss of experienced Air Traffic controllers who are retiring in droves. According to the FAA, more than 740-million passengers flew …Help needed for aviation overload

St. Petersburg Times – Air Traffic control errors like one that almost caused two airliners to collide near Chicago this week remain extremely rare and staffing levels are adequate despite controllers’ complaints of fatigue and overwork, a federal aviation official said …Hispanic names make census’ top 10 list

Washington Post – All this while 90,000 people scream at him and “Who Let the Dogs Out” blares at air-traffic control levels from loudspeakers. You try it. Most of us face decisions with little or nothing at stake and still have trouble making them. Speaking for …Gibbs Shoulders the Weight Of the Critical Masses

Detroit Free Press – Airlines and travelers welcomed new measures Thursday by President George W. Bush that would ease Air Traffic congestion during the holidays, adding that the actions will hopefully stave off delays. The Federal Aviation Administration will open …Ideas to help Air Traffic flow

Philadelphia Inquirer – WASHINGTON – Ahead of the holiday travel crunch, President Bush ordered steps yesterday to reduce air-traffic congestion and long delays that have left passengers stranded. Also yesterday, the Federal Aviation Administration said it planned to …President clearing way for air travel

Some beaches affected by last week’s 58,000 gallon San Francisco Bay oil spill reopened Friday and more were expected to???do so???on Saturday???as the massive cleanup effort???transitioned from open bay waters and beaches to protected shoreline areas.Beaches Reopening As Bay Spill Cleanup Continues (CBS 5 Bay Area)

CHICAGO – Air Traffic control errors like the one that almost caused two airliners to collide near Fort Wayne, Ind. this week remain extremely rare and staffing levels are adequate despite controllers’ complaints of fatigue and overwork, a Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman said Friday.FAA reiterates safety of air travel following near-collision (The Times of Northwest Indiana)

St. Louis Post-DispatchGroups React To Bush Plan To Quell Airline DelaysAero-News Network, FL – Nov 15, 2007Doug Church, spokesman for the National Air Traffic Controllers Association, said for all the pomp and circumstance, the Bush plan "will have no real effect …More air lanes open to ease holiday flights commercialappeal.com (subscription)all 4 news articlesGroups React To Bush Plan To Quell Airline Delays – Aero-News Network

Air Traffic control training to land at KSUAkron Beacon Journal, OH – Nov 15, 2007The university was one of nine new selections of the Federal Aviation Administration last month to offer the Air Traffic Collegiate Training Initiative. …Close Call in the Sky Over Fresno KCBSTwo Planes Almost Collide Near Fort Wayne WISHOakland Controller Whose Error Resulted in Close Call Was Working … PR Newswire (press release)all 5 news articlesAir Traffic control training to land at KSU – Akron Beacon Journal

What’s the Magic Word? ‘Strike.’Washington Post, United States – 17 hours agoTheir once-a-day evening flight on United, from Dulles to Argentina via Brazil, was canceled way back on March 30, when an Air Traffic control strike in …What’s the Magic Word? ‘Strike.’ – Washington Post