National Air Traffic Controllers Association

June 30, 2009 - 5:39am

The National Air Traffic Controllers Association is criticizing the Commerce Department’s proposal to close the National Weather Service center weather service units (CWSU) at each of the 20 air route traffic control centers in the continental U.S.

June 11, 2009 - 6:39am

The National Air Traffic Controllers Association is panning the Commerce Department’s proposal–released on Thursday–to close the National Weather Service center weather service units (CWSU) at each of the 20 air route traffic control centers in the continental U.S. According to Natca, these forecast units provide real-time, face-to-face weather guidance to air traffic controllers and air traffic management supervisors.

June 2, 2009 - 11:32am

Since Hank Krakowski became COO of the FAA’s Air Traffic Organization in October 2007, he has focused his attention on making the ATC system more efficient.

June 2, 2009 - 6:50am

The Obama Administration will appoint two mediators to resolve the long-simmering contract dispute between the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (Natca) and the FAA.

May 5, 2009 - 11:56am

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced late last week that the Obama Administration will appoint two mediators to resolve the long-simmering contract dispute between the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (Natca) and the FAA.

May 1, 2009 - 12:31pm

Boeing has submitted nearly two-thirds of the type- and production-certificate “deliverables” for the 787 Dreamliner to the FAA, program vice president and chief project engineer Mike Delaney told reporters gathered this past Wednesday in Everett, Wash., where eight of the largely composite airframes stand in various stages of completion.

March 31, 2009 - 10:21am

The White House announced Friday that former Air Line Pilots Association president Randy Babbitt has been nominated to become the next FAA Administrator for a five-year term. The appointment still has to be approved by the full Senate. Since Marion Blakey completed her term as FAA Administrator in 2007, the agency has been operating under two acting administrators.

January 30, 2009 - 5:56am

An FAA plan to consolidate all of the 84 National Weather Service (NWS) forecasters working in the nation’s 21 ATC en route centers into two central forecasting stations has drawn spirited opposition from two unions, the National Weather Service Employees Organization (NWSEO) and the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (Natca).

January 6, 2009 - 11:40am

An FAA plan to consolidate all of the 84 National Weather Service (NWS) forecasters now co-located in the nation’s 21 ATC en route centers into two central forecasting locations has drawn spirited opposition from the National Weather Service Employees Organization (NWSEO), which is claiming the move is unsafe.

October 9, 2008 - 10:04am

The National Air Traffic Controllers Association (Natca) has officially added 150 ATC specialists assigned to the flight service option at Automated Flight Service Stations, Flight Service Stations and Flight Service Data Processing Systems sites located in Alaska and at the “weather unit” of the Air Traffic Control System Command Center near Dulles International Airport.

 
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