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air traffic

n
1. (Aeronautics) the organized movement of aircraft within a given space
2. (Aeronautics) the passengers, cargo, or mail carried by aircraft
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Noun1.air traffic - traffic created by the movement of aircraftair traffic - traffic created by the movement of aircraft
traffic - the aggregation of things (pedestrians or vehicles) coming and going in a particular locality during a specified period of time
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London City Airport has announced it is to become the first UK airport to build and operate a digital air traffic control tower, with a multi-million pound investment in the technology.
The award recognizes controllers for outstanding efforts to improve quality, safety or efficiency of air traffic control.
GC's latest monthly report showed an average of 2039 air traffic movements per day during the said period.
Air traffic controllers held about 27,000 jobs in 2010.
According to the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA), the industry's workforce breaks down into tower controllers, who work in the gassed-in airport towers managing traffic from the airport; terminal radar approach controllers.
The report showed that Dubai ranked first with 25,364 air traffic movements.
The two partners, working together at six airports in the UK, presented on Monday their joint project to take part in the privatisation of the air traffic control in Spain, daily Cinco Dias reported.
The report of total air traffic movements in 2010 issued by GCAA shows that the daily average number of air traffic movements in 2010 was 1,766 per day, up 11.
Robbie Tod, director of air traffic services at Dubai International Airport, told a gathering of air traffic control experts in Dubai: "the pressure is intense".
The MENA Region is Currently Ensuring Optimum Levels of Air Traffic Control Performance
Thales will customize the system to suit CAAS' specific requirements, and will provide both technical and operational training to the country's air traffic controllers to ensure a smooth transition.
An accident investigation report released last month said the Legacy pilots attempted to contact air traffic control 19 times in the 8 min.

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