BBC NewsAttrition rate of new air-traffic controllers more than doublesUSA Today – Jun 11, 2008By Alan Levin, USA TODAY WASHINGTON ? New air-traffic controllers are leaving at dramatically higher rates this year, raising concerns about the …US Air Traffic training queried BBC NewsReport Finds Inexperience in Air Traffic Control ABC NewsIG criticizes FAA’s training of air controllers The Associated PressLouisville Courier-Journal – The Associated Pressall 389 news articlesAttrition rate of new air-traffic controllers more than doubles – USA Today

Air Traffic controllers spent $300K lobbying in 1QCNNMoney.com – May 23, 2008NEW YORK (Associated Press) – The National Air Traffic Controllers Association spent $300000 in the first quarter of the year to lobby the federal …US FAA system for preflight pilot notices down for about 12 hours The Canadian PressFAA system for sending pre-flight pilot notices is down WTTEFAA system for pre-flight pilot notices fails International Herald Tribuneall 207 news articlesAir Traffic controllers spent $300K lobbying in 1Q – CNNMoney.com

Firefighters are working to contain a two-alarm fire in a wheat field just north of the Sacramento International Airport this afternoon.Grass fire burns north of airport (The Sacramento Bee)

Teche Area residents unhappy with current fuel prices would certainly balk at the pump prices private and commercial pilots are paying to stay in the air.Fuel to fly (The Daily Iberian)

Flights were grounded at around 8.30am on Monday and won’t resume until the fog lifts. Air Traffic services manager Peter Drake says there’s very low cloud over Wellington and the fog has worsened since it set in. Some flights are being diverted …Fog at Wellington and Christchurch airports – radionz

Heathrow Delay Day as freak weather slows jets ahead of Bush arrival tomorrow By Lucy Ballinger and Arthur Martin Last updated at 12:16 AM on 14th June 2008 Freak weather delayed thousands of passengers at …Transatlantic flights delayed by freak weather – there’s no tailwind

SIGHTINGS: A black flying object over Western Docks. SEND YOUR UFO PICTURE OR VIDEO TO peter.law@dailyecho.co.uk IT is the X Files style mystery that has left UFO spotters baffled.New evidence in hunt for UFOs

Mike Cirillo, the new Alaska region administrator for the Federal Aviation Administration, speaking at the 2008 Alaska Airmen’s Association Alaska State Aviation Trade Show and Conference about aviation safety …FAA gives thumbs up broadening aviation safety coverage

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?

Continental pilots demonstrate June 11 in Houston to show solidarity, tell management that pilot concessions must be repaid Houston-The Continental pilots, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l. …Cal Mec News Release

Government officials and Air Traffic controllers told Congress in a hearing yesterday that the greater proportion of trainee controllers, along with the wave of experienced controllers retiring, is leading to a …Air Traffic Controllers to Congress: Lack of Training, Poor Work Conditions Make