Resize Text WASHINGTON — House lawmakers are questioning whether the government’s response to a flood of retirements and resignations among Air Traffic controllers is eroding safety and aggravating airport delays. House aviation subcommittee …FAA’s handling of controller losses questioned – Washington Post

Will a change from radar to GPS-based Air Traffic control really reduce flight delays? Email your question to newsquestions@ap.org.Ask AP: Better Air Traffic Control?

The Federal Aviation Administration has mishandled a flood of retirements and resignations among experienced Air Traffic controllers just when more air travelers rely on them each year, House lawmakers were …FAA blasted for handling of controller losses

Air Traffic Controllers Provide Behind-The-Scenes LookTurnTo23.com, CA – Jun 10, 2008In both the recent Meadow?s Field Airport hard landing and the Los Angeles International Airport near miss involving a Bakersfield flight, Air Traffic …Air Traffic Controllers Provide Behind-The-Scenes Look – TurnTo23.com

Soldiers and community members gathered at Howze Field Wednesday to bid farewell to a commander who has served the “Squared Away” battalion for two years.1-11th welcomes new commander

New air-traffic controllers are leaving at dramatically higher rates this year, raising concerns about the government’s ability to deal with a surge of retirements, a government watchdog group told Congress …Attrition rate of new air-traffic controllers more than doubles

The US Federal Aviation Administration has hired so many new Air Traffic controllers that it cannot train them efficiently, according to a report. It has exceeded its own quotas for inexperienced staff at more than 20% of its facilities, the US …US Air Traffic training queried – BBC News

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The government is hiring so many new Air Traffic controllers to replace departing veterans that it cannot efficiently train them, an inspector general reported Tuesday. The Transportation Department’s inspector general said the Federal Aviation …IG criticizes FAA’s training of air controllers – BusinessWeek

LIVENEWS.com.auAir traffic workers seek pay riseABC Online, Australia – Jun 6, 2008The nation’s Air Traffic controllers are seeking a pay rise of between 40 and 60 per cent. Civil Air, the union representing 1000 employees, says there’s a …Airlines fly into new pay threat The AustralianAir traffic controllers seek 63 percent pay rise Special Broadcasting ServiceControllers bid for 63pc wage increase NEWS.com.auSky News Australia – LIVENEWS.com.auall 23 news articlesAir Traffic workers seek pay rise – ABC Online

Delray Beach-based DayJet has signed a deal with the state and the Federal Aviation Administration to be part of a pilot program to test a system in Florida that ultimately will boost commercial airline traffic. The air taxi service is equipping its …DayJet signs up for Air Traffic pilot program – Miami Herald

RESIDENTS of some of Suffolk’s most tranquil villages could lock horns with a senior government minister over plans to move flight paths over their homes.Minister ‘must answer flight path fears’

Air near-miss compromised safety ? reportAberdeen Press and Journal, UK – 5 hours agoA spokesman for Eastern Airways said: ?Our pilots were receiving a radar information service from Air Traffic controllers and had been given clearance to …Air near-miss compromised safety ? report – Aberdeen Press and Journal

The government is hiring so many new Air Traffic controllers to replace departing veterans that it cannot efficiently train them, an inspector general reported Tuesday. The Transportation Department’s inspector general said the Federal Aviation …FAA Lagging in Air Traffic Training – Washington Post