Articles tagged “air traffic control”

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French Air Traffic Control Strike Disrupts Flights in Europe

Inflation is a contributing factor in strikes that have sewn havoc in European travel this summer.

French Air Traffic Control Strike Disrupts Flights in Europe

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Airlines Using Mexico City’s Main Airport Agree to Cut Peak-Hour Flights by 15 Percent

Mexico City's main international airport is enduring a crisis of delays and cancellations. Authorities let airlines schedule too many flights during peak hours, creating snarls on the runway and in the skies. Good to see some action at last.

Airlines Using Mexico City’s Main Airport Agree to Cut Peak-Hour Flights by 15 Percent

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United Airlines Joins Delta Citing Air Traffic Control for Delays

More U.S. airlines are placing blame on the Federal Aviation Administration for the flight disruptions that are plaguing the industry this summer. On Tuesday, United Airlines Chief Operating Officer Jon Roitman called out the regulator, saying: "There are just more flights scheduled industrywide than the ATC staffing system can handle (particularly in [New York] and…

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Delta CEO Cites FAA for Airline Disruptions Ahead of Busy July 4th Weekend

Everyone is pointing fingers when it comes to who is to blame for the flight delays and cancellations plaguing U.S. airlines. In these situations, the truth tends to fall somewhere in the middle.

Delta CEO Cites FAA for Airline Disruptions Ahead of Busy July 4th Weekend

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U.S. Airlines Shouldn’t Enter the Blame Game Fray Over Travel’s Summer of Chaos

This is going to be a tough summer for U.S. airlines. They are scheduling more flights than the system can handle as passengers show a near insatiable appetite for tickets. The last thing they need to be doing is joining the pass-the-buck club between airports and governments.

U.S. Airlines Shouldn’t Enter the Blame Game Fray Over Travel’s Summer of Chaos

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Alaska Airlines Taps New Flight Planning Software to Avoid Costly Delays

Until now, artificial intelligence has mostly been hype. But AI is starting to save travel companies real money by making smarter predictions about events that impact operations.

Alaska Airlines Taps New Flight Planning Software to Avoid Costly Delays

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Why Every Airline Should Worry About the Political Hijacking of Commercial Flight

The diversion of a Ryanair flight to Belarus a week ago to detain an outspoken critic and journalist shows us that air traffic control may be increasingly vulnerable to the politics of autocracies. That should send a chill through airline C-suites with the industry needing as few disruptions as possible to chart its recovery.

Why Every Airline Should Worry About the Political Hijacking of Commercial Flight

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Europe Still Has A Shocking Number of Flight Delays

There's no reason more than a fifth of all European flights should be delayed. Get it together, Europe.

Europe Still Has A Shocking Number of Flight Delays

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Europe Faces Another Summer of Airline Delays and Cancellations

The European Union has been trying to come to grips with the continent’s fragmented airspace for more than a decade, and it doesn’t sound like a solution is any closer.

Europe Faces Another Summer of Airline Delays and Cancellations

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Air Traffic Controllers Warn System Hasn’t Recovered Since U.S. Shutdown

The Trump Administration took a cavalier attitude during the shutdown. Many officials seemed to assume the aviation system wouldn't lose a step even though controllers and security screeners weren't receiving paychecks. They were wrong.

Air Traffic Controllers Warn System Hasn’t Recovered Since U.S. Shutdown