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NTSB presents safety seminar on Air Traffic Control

The National Transportation Safety Board is presenting a seminar regarding air traffic control in the general aviation environment.

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LAX’s air traffic controllers are exhausted; overtime’s up 2,000% in last decade

A record 70.6 million passengers a year now pass through Los Angeles International Airport as it undergoes a multibillion-dollar “world class” modernization. Passenger terminals, like Tom Bradley International, are being remodeled with upscale shopping and dining. Runways are being refurbished, and public transit is finally on the way. But high up in the control tower […]

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Dubai Air Navigation Services observes UAE Civil Aviation Day

Dubai Air Navigation Services observed UAE Civil Aviation Day with a visit by key dignitaries and officials from the global aviation sector to the Air Traffic Management facility at Al Maktoum International Airport (Dubai South).

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Drones: 700,000 Problems?

The Consumer Electronics Association has projected that drone sales in the United States would reach 700,000 for the 2015 calendar year. Could these be the source of 700,000 problems?

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Air Traffic Controllers are wired to be lazy

Canadian researchers have recently concluded that air traffic controllers are biologically wired to be lazy. Air traffic controllers were not exactly singled out by the researchers, but the statement was made about all humans.

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Chile air traffic controllers to strike on September 15

Chilean air traffic controllers confirmed that will join a strike action called for on September 15, 2015 by the workers of the General Directorate of Civil Aviation (DGAC).

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Afghanistan enhances airspace management capacity

In Afghanistan, there is an added element to managing multiple layers of airspace that many of the world’s busiest aerial infrastructures do not have, and that is the element of war.

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ATC: A job that slowly kills you?

Every day I receive new followers on my Twitter account and as customary, I inspect the profile of each new follower. A few days ago, upon inspection of one of my new followers’ profile, the description said “Controlador de Tránsito Aéreo … A job that slowly kills you.”

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