Nearly a third of the air-traffic controllers at the region’s big-three airports are now trainees as the Federal Aviation Administration struggles to cope with an unprecedented wave of retirees among its senior …Air Control Pushing Thin – Faa Rookies Fill Shortage

The head of the NHS told MPs yesterday [16 June 2008] that he has no regrets about rejecting calls by 23 leading academics for an independent review of the NHS’s 12.7bn National IT scheme – even though the main …NHS head is content about rejecting NPfIT review

Severe thunderstorms packing damaging winds and lightning hit the area last night for a few hours – but blew out by about 9 p.m. The storm knocked down trees and power lines, blocking several roads, while …Wind, rain socks region one more time

Monday, June 16, 2008 Aircraft movement statistics: Small airports 2007 Previous release Annual 2007 data for small airports are now available.Aircraft movement statistics: Small airports, 2007

Florida Community College at Jacksonville is hosting a free College-wide Open House at its Advanced Technology Center on Feb.features 50+ programs at Feb. 7 open house

After spending roughly $78,000 on each one, the FAA’s own projections predict that some 14 percent of new controller hires will elect to do something other than be Air Traffic controllers this year, according …Controller Wash-Out Rate Added To Push For More Money

A change of career can be a refreshing start for something truly successful. An Air Traffic-controller, now the successful owner of a vineyard, with the help of his family, he realized his passion and a dream.Family Owned Vineyard – A Labour of Love

KCI dodges much of turmoil in aviation industryKansas City Star, MO – 21 minutes agoAnd Air Traffic controllers are at odds with their bosses in the federal government. So far, Kansas City International Airport has dodged much of the …KCI dodges much of turmoil in aviation industry – Kansas City Star

House Panel Studies Controller StaffingAviationNews.net, VA – 52 minutes agoThe House aviation subcommittee last week reviewed Air Traffic control facility staffing during a hearing that also focused on controller attrition and …House Panel Studies Controller Staffing – AviationNews.net

YUMA, Ariz.–( BUSINESS WIRE )–Lux Air Jet Centers signed a new lease with the Yuma County Airport Authority which will result in a multi-million dollar investment for Yuma ? s flying community. ? This is the first step in our effort to provide …Lux Air Signs Lease with Yuma County Airport Authority – Businesswire.com

As the summer travel season heats up, flight delays and cancellations are down slightly from 2007, but aviation leaders are arguing over a new program that allows Air Traffic controllers to report errors without fear of retribution and are sounding …Air Traffic controllers say FAA is undermining safety agreement – GovExec.com

This is not a good time for the aviation industry. Airlines are increasing fares, cutting flights, reducing seat capacity, laying off employees and even charging checked baggage fees to offset rising fuel costs. Flight delays are becoming more …KCI dodges much of turmoil in aviation industry – Kansas City Star