Wayne Farley

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WMO adds new cloud types for the first time in 30 years

The World Meteorological Organization released its new digitized International Cloud Atlas, the global reference for observing and identifying clouds. It includes new classifications, including volutus, a roll cloud and asperitas, a dramatic undulated cloud.

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The benefits of inking ATS agreements

Thousands of agreements have been inked since the dawn of the aviation industry. Agreements between states, organizations, service providers, and every other stakeholders. They bind parties to specific actions or layout the terms for cooperation that have mutual benefits. Air Traffic Services should ink these too.

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Man in the arena

It is not the critic who counts, the credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly.

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How organizations can protect its reputation

In these modern times where people can freely express themselves via social media and other means, here are some ways that an organizations can safeguard its reputation from people who set out to ruin it.

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Cuba: A forbidden gem

Despite the US embargo against Cuba and their vilification of the its government over the years, I satisfied my curiosity of the communist nation by visiting Havana in December.

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Passion for travels

I traveled the world in my mind, visiting every continent, natural wonder and geographical zone. Stimulating my interest through pictures, books and eventually TV broadcasts; I finally began traveling and have decided to chronicle my journeys on my blog.

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European Air Traffic Control Strikes Hit 1 Million Minutes of Delay in 2016

IATA condemned the effects of air traffic controller strikes, which have caused 1 million minutes of delay across Europe in 2016.

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IFATCA 2016, the global ATC waterhole, begins in Las Vegas

The International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers’ Associations under the patronage of NATCA began its 55th international conference in Las Vegas with air traffic controllers from around the world.

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About Wayne Farley

Wayne Farley I am Wayne, an aviation safety evangelist who once made my living working in the control tower. Engage me while I share my thoughts, experience, and news from the aviation world. After writing "13 Characteristics of an air traffic controller" in 2010, it went viral and established me as an unofficial ambassador for ATC. Read more.

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