SHANGHAI, Jan 15 (Reuters) – Air China , the countrys flag carrier, said on Thursday its passenger volume fell 1.70 percent in 2008 after years of double-digit growth as a slowing economy dents air travel demand. Air China carried 34.25 million …Air China 2008 passenger volume falls on weak demand – Forbes

China Eastern Airlines (SEHK: 0670 ) Corp, the mainlands third-largest carrier, recorded a decline in passenger traffic last year, the first in a decade, and cited natural disasters and a slowdown in international Air Traffic. The Shanghai airline …China Eastern passenger and cargo traffic falls for first time in … – South China Morning Post

Every time there is fog in Delhi, the Air Traffic goes for a six all over the country. But one airline that is not affected is Air India whose pilots are trained to land and take off even when the visibility is near zero. And all of this is possible …Training helped Air India pilots beat fog – NDTV

Down days. Swing shifts. Mid shifts. You name it and the Air Traffic controllers work it.ATCs keep Pope flying around the clock

SHANGHAI, Jan 9 (Reuters) – China Eastern Airlines , one of the countrys three biggest carriers, said passenger volume fell 5.4 percent last year, the first drop in at least nine years as the economic slowdown curbed air travel. China Eastern …China Eastern 2008 traffic drops as economy slows – Forbes

China Southern Airlines’ passenger volume growth in 2008 slowed to single digits for the first time in five years as a slowing economy curbed demand.China Southern 2008 Traffic Growth Slows Sharply

Multiple deaths and injuries have resulted in recent decades as a result of mid-ar collisions and near-misses involving gliders or sail planes, with commercial jetliners, private planes and corporate aircraft. Pilots typically have only a few seconds …Examiner Special Report: Gliding Toward Disaster – Washington Examiner

By Dick Meister Few government employees have more important responsibilities than the federal Air Traffic controllers whose primary job is to protect the safety of the ever-growing number of air travelers.Help at last for Air Traffic controllers

SHORTAGES of Air Traffic controllers at Namibian airports, lack of radar equipment and long working hours seriously threaten airspace safety over Namibia, an organisation for local Air Traffic controllers once …Warnings about Namibia’s air safety

HIGHFILL – Come May 11, regional Air Traffic will begin flying in and out of Branson, just two hours northeast of Bentonville. In an attempt to lure tourists from the East and West coasts to the entertainment capital of Missouri, the Branson Regional …Low-cost carrier to serve new Branson airport – Northwest Arkansas News

Thursday, 15 January 2009, 10:31 am Column: The Raw Story New information surrounding the December plane crash which killed GOP internet consultant Michael Connell casts doubt on some of the rumors and …New info sheds light on Gop it guru’s tragic death

Federal Aviation Administration chief Robert Sturgell does have a lot on his plate: Enforcing new rules that regulate the amount of rest flight crews must have during extra-long trips, preparing for the mass retirement of aging Air Traffic …Bureaucracy on the ground could kill you in the air – Washington Examiner

Not so long ago, it promised more flying between the U.S. and China. It provided a key rationalization for the merger between Delta and Northwest.Airlines Temper Overseas Service