Articles tagged “air traffic”

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International Air Traffic Snapshot for April 2014

International Air Traffic Snapshot for April 2014

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Although it can be difficult to spot trends via monthly updates, the small increases and decreases in air traffic are signs of larger shifts in the global travel industry.

5 years ago

The FAA’s Next Big Issue Is Acting on Its Next-Gen Air Traffic Control Dreams

The FAA’s Next Big Issue Is Acting on Its Next-Gen Air Traffic Control Dreams

Joan Lowy, Associated Press

Even more important that flyers' 30 extra minutes of play time, is the FAA's outdated air traffic control system that is missing out on opportunities to improve safety and efficiency with new technology.

6 years ago

Sequestration May Have Greater Impact on Flight Delays in 2014 Says FAA

Sequestration May Have Greater Impact on Flight Delays in 2014 Says FAA

Alan Levin, Bloomberg

The U.S. flying community is in for another wave of political debates and flight delays before the government realizes that cutting one of the most important jobs in aviation safety is not the way to save money.

6 years ago

U.S. Government Budget Cuts Threaten Next Gen Air Traffic Control Upgrades

U.S. Government Budget Cuts Threaten Next Gen Air Traffic Control Upgrades

Reuters

The fact that a kid on a bike with an Android smartphone can be better tracked than a Boeing 767 is a poor indication of the federal government's ability to regulate the things they should.

6 years ago

The EU battle over air traffic control is just beginning

The EU battle over air traffic control is just beginning

Lori Hinnant and Raf Casert, Associated Press

When you point to the U.S. as a model for air traffic success, you definitely have labor, technological, and organizational issues you need to work through.

6 years ago