While airlines have dropped capacity to cope with the expected global economic downturn, the drop in air travel was steeper than the companies could keep up with, statistics released Tuesday showed.Decline in Global Air Traffic Continues, Cargo Hit Hardest

Sen. Dianne Feinstein this week reiterated her safety concerns involving a San Diego Air Traffic control hub, but this time to what may be more receptive ears.Dianne Feinstein Sees San Diego and Los Angeles Air Safety Risks – Controller Shortage Cited

Craig L. Fuller has taken the controls as president of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association – only the fourth president in the Association’s nearly 70-year history.A New Year And A New Era For AOPA: Craig Fuller Assumes Leadership Of AOPA

“Majority of the runway extension work is completed” PUDUCHERRY: Commercial flight service from Puducherry will commence within two months, Chief Minister V. Vaithilingam has said.Commercial flight service from Puducherry to begin soon: Vaithilingam

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., sent a letter to President-elect Barack Obama’s nominee for transportation secretary warning about a chronic shortage of Air Traffic controllers at a San Diego radar facility …Concerns Raised Over Air Traffic Controller Shortage

We’d be remiss not to check in with Matt Solanza, journalist/blogger, radio host and promoter and supporter of Austin’s burgeoning hip hop scene.bestof2008

An Air India Kolkata-New Delhi flight with 72 passengers on board today landed 15 minutes after it took off from N S C Bose International airport here due to technical problem.Air India plane forced to land 15 minutes after take-off

4, 2009 . That means five more days until the tower operation becomes staffed with less experienced controllers, the radar operation becomes unable to staff without forced overtime for fatigued controllers and …FAA Ignores Congress, Plans to Needlessly Threaten Orlando Air Safety Starting Sunday

I do not have the vaguest clue what a Microsoft Zune is, but there are reports that they are all crapping out roughly at the same time for unknown reasons.Zunes Bite Dust Everywhere: No Explanation Yet [Greg Laden’s Blog]

I REFER to your report “AirAsia sees LCCT at Labu as terminal extension” . As one who works closely with the aviation industry in the Asia-Pacific, I am prompted to say that a terminal extension should not …Low-Cost Carrier Terminal Plan: a Labu …

Craig Fuller has taken the controls as president of AOPA – only the fourth president in the association’s nearly 70-year history.Fuller prepares for a year of challenges, opportunities

It seems to me as if Fea Wintersteen [“U.S. Was Founded for Believers and Atheists”] is another product of public schools and universities and the constant indoctrination of liberal views upon our children.More

At the start of the year, heavy snow falls across the whole of Northern Ireland caused disruption at the end of the school holidays.A year in pictures…

NATCA is on the warpath… again. Their latest FAA attack asserts that, ‘Despite vocal opposition from a bipartisan Florida Congressional delegation to the Federal Aviation Administration’s ill-conceived plan …NATCA Charges ‘FAA Ignores Congress… Needlessly Threatens Orlando Air Safety

Gerard Cosloy is one of our favorite Austin transplants, a busy man that finds time to act as Co-President at Matador Records , keep up with a sports blog at Can’t Stop the Bleeding , and perform with his most …Ask a Local: Gerard Cosloy of Matador Records, Air Traffic Controllers

Passenger traffic at Louisville International Airport declined about 3.5 percent this year amid recession and airline service cutbacks.Fewer used airport this year

I REFER to your report “AirAsia sees LCCT at Labu as terminal extension” . As one who works closely with the aviation industry in the Asia-Pacific, I am prompted to say that a terminal extension should not …Low-Cost Carrier Terminal Plan: a Labu blow to better connectivity