A new air-traffic-control system about to be deployed has the potential to save fuel, shave time off long flights and enhance safety. The new system — which will replace radar — will first be launched in parts of Canada beginning in January …New air-traffic control system cheaper, safer – Arlington Heights Daily Herald

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) – Lowering air pollution in Southern California and the San Joaquin Valley would save more lives annually than ending all motor vehicle fatalities in the two regions, according to a new study. The study, which examined the costs …Study: Calif Dirty Air Kills More Than Car Crashes Save Email Print – KOLO TV Reno

From a radar post in Farmington, Minn., it was Doug Ratfields job to make sure airplanes didnt collide as they crisscrossed the sky over northern Iowa en route to their destinations. Stressful? At times. But Ratfield liked the challenge. Two …Staffing problems for nations Air Traffic Control system are growing … – Minnpost.com

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – An air traffic controllers group says it has become the first union to represent workers at the Guantanamo Bay Navy base in Cuba. The Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization says it will represent eight …Air traffic controllers unionize at Guantanamo – PR Inside

EasyJet and Virgin Atlantic may join forces to make a A 2.5 billion bid for Gatwick Airport, it is reported.EasyJet and Virgin Atlantic are reported to be preparing a joint bid to buy Gatwick Airport

Flights in Papua New Guinea have been grounded due to an ongoing Air Traffic Control pay dispute.PNG flights grounded due to pay dispute

GATINEAU, QC, Canada – SolaCom Technologies, a communications solution company that enables interoperability over any network infrastructure, announces that it has been awarded the Air Traffic Control …SolaCom Wins Prestigious Industry Award

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A Transportation Department investigation has concluded that Federal Aviation Administration officials covered up safety errors at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, the second such admonishment in the past three years.Probe Finds FAA Hid Dallas Airport Safety Errors (WCCO Minneapolis – St. Paul)

A pair of rebuttals to get things going: Last week’s column — an open letter to the president-elect, outlining six things he should do to improve air travel — drew about 50 letters to the editor. One of them came from a reader called “heyja.” He (we’ll assume it’s a he) begins by agreeing with me that airline delays are mostly the result of the overzealous scheduling practices of the airlines …Ask the pilot: Tedium in the age of terror: 9/11, Martin Amis and the real legacy of Mohamed Atta (Salon.com)

A Transportation Department investigation has confirmed that Federal Aviation Administration officials covered up safety errors at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.Officials say FAA covered up safety errors at Texas airport (USA Today)

A Transportation Department investigation has concluded that Federal Aviation Administration officials covered up safety errors at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, the second such admonishment in the past three years. A spokeswoman for the department’s inspector general said a report of the investigation’s findings should be released Friday. She confirmed the general findings as …Probe finds FAA hid Dallas airport safety errors (Lexington Herald-Leader)