Remote air traffic control tower reaches new heights in Colorado With a combination of both satellite-based technology and gro und-based video technology, air traffic controllers will be given a comprehensive view of air traffic….
German air traffic controllers to strike this week Gatwick controller shortages force runway closure – despite £60,000 “golden hellos” Air Traffic Controller Staffing German Union Demands Salary and Benefits Increase Operator of Gatwick AT Tower…
Having read the text of the American Air Navigation Services Corporation (AANSC) legislation, here are some reasonable questions about unions and the new corporation.
Nine aviation associations jointly requested the 2018 Appropriations Bill include funding of $159 million for the fully funded and cost-share towers in the contract tower program.
Washington is not a place where the players advertise their positions. In absence of clear messages, one must read tea leaves. Neither NATCA, a proponent, nor ALPA, an opponent of ATC Privatization, has reasserted its position on the Shuster proposal, which may be insignificant or may be an inkling of their lack of prioritization.
Every four years, Washington’s lobbyists respond to the Presidential election. Here’s what the aviation associations have to say.
Most of the submissions were technical in tone and affirmative in posture toward the new Part 23. Three of the responses are particularly noteworthy.
BULLETIN: The title of TODAY’s hearing signified that the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is ready to discuss what can/must be done to “fix” the FAA. The witness list includes the “Who’s Who” of experts…