Articles tagged “atc”

Pilot-Hero Sullenberger Labels Air Traffic Control Privatization an Extreme Solution

Pilot-Hero Sullenberger Labels Air Traffic Control Privatization an Extreme Solution

Kevin Freking, Associated Press

Sullenberger argues that air traffic control privatization is a power play for American, United, Delta and Southwest. He contends they would push policies that would benefit their bottom lines rather than public safety and the wider aviation community.

2 years ago

Air-Traffic Reform Bill Targets Airline Policies on Bumping Passengers

Air-Traffic Reform Bill Targets Airline Policies on Bumping Passengers

Alan Levin, Bloomberg

It's still unclear how the air-traffic control system will evolve since the U.S. House and Senate remain at odds on serious issues like privatization.

2 years ago

Robots May Solve the Global Air Traffic Controller Shortage

Robots May Solve the Global Air Traffic Controller Shortage

Angus Whitley and Anurag Kotoky, Bloomberg

So-called remote towers could be an elegant solution to staffing the air traffic control towers of countries like India, which is experiencing massive growth in air travel.

3 years ago