ATC

News, issues, personnel, equipment and developments about air traffic management.

Feb 2, 2007 - 9:52 AM
Last November the Hawaiian Department of Agriculture ruled it would no longer clear incoming aircraft on the Island of Lanai.
Feb 2, 2007 - 9:13 AM
While Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta has promised that the government will not stand in the way of innovative aviation ideas, at a January meeting
Feb 2, 2007 - 4:07 AM
Although the FAA needs to hire 11,800 new controllers through Fiscal Year 2015 to replace retirees and other vacancies, the National Air Traffic Controller
Feb 1, 2007 - 11:30 AM
The FAA’s Alaska Region this year will assess the suitability of a communications satellite system with an unusual history to supplement its Capstone autom
Feb 1, 2007 - 11:26 AM
When the idea was initially being explored a number of years ago, FAA planners saw a use for automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) only in Ala
Feb 1, 2007 - 10:36 AM
“The job of a controller is no longer just separating airplanes,” National Air Traffic Controllers Association president John Carr told attendees at a symp
Feb 1, 2007 - 10:28 AM
Europe’s ambitious program to introduce mode-S surveillance datalink technology has once again been rescheduled to account for operational and technical di
Feb 1, 2007 - 8:58 AM
Members of the National Association of Air Traffic Specialists (NAATS), the labor union that represents more than 2,700 FAA employees who staff the agency’
Jan 31, 2007 - 11:12 AM
Flight delays resulting from ATC problems fell to their lowest level in a decade last year, said Eurocontrol.
Jan 31, 2007 - 10:06 AM
Smaller aircraft–specifically regional jets–are often blamed for delays in the National Airspace System, said Mesa Air Group chairman and CEO Jonathan Orns