Articles tagged “air traffic control”

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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

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Aviation Complications Likely Spurred Move to Reopen U.S. Government

Let's say the aviation industry hadn't been affected by the government shutdown. Would President Trump have moved to reopen the government this week? Probably not. But aviation is important, and no one wanted to see more delays and cancellations.

Aviation Complications Likely Spurred Move to Reopen U.S. Government

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India Aims to Ease Language Barriers for Air Traffic Control

Beyond being a safety issue, this kind of streamlining will serve India well as its aviation market continues to flourish, not just because of a rising middle class but the advent of low-cost service.

India Aims to Ease Language Barriers for Air Traffic Control

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Air Traffic Control Privatization Is On the Agenda

Privatizing the FAA could be a way to modernize the agency and make it more adaptable to new technology but there are plenty of potential pitfalls, as well.

Air Traffic Control Privatization Is On the Agenda

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FAA NextGen Can Be a Big Headache for Communities Around New Flight Paths

Flight-path changes associated with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration's NextGen initiative meant headaches to people who find themselves directly below the revised routes. A federal appeals court ruled that the FAA, in its bureaucratic glory, didn't really want to listen to complainants. There are no easy answers, but the FAA has to do better than this.

FAA NextGen Can Be a Big Headache for Communities Around New Flight Paths

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Some U.S. Lawmakers Balk at Privatizing the Air Traffic Control System

Several major airline CEOs, including American's Doug Parker and JetBlue's Robin Hayes, have been in D.C. this month to offer support for air traffic control reform. And someday, it might even happen. But it does not appear imminent.

Some U.S. Lawmakers Balk at Privatizing the Air Traffic Control System