air traffic


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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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Today, over 70 percent of the world's airspace is outside of any real-time air traffic surveillance, limiting it to mainly terrestrial and densely populated areas.
The Global Air Traffic Control Equipment Market 2015-2019 report says that with modernization of airports and ATC infrastructure, there are several aircraft that need to be retrofitted with the necessary ATC equipment.
VAN NUYS - The Cessna banked slowly into its final approach to Van Nuys Airport runway One Six Left - directly into the binoculars of veteran air traffic controller Phil Aune.
The GCAA monthly report indicated that total air traffic movements in August 2011 stood 56,100 with an average of 1,810 air traffic movements per day.
The cause of the delays and cancelled flights was reportedly staff shortages at the air traffic control centre in Malmo, Sweden.
The growing fleet in Asia and growth in domestic/international air traffic provides ample opportunities for Asian-origin airline affiliates to evolve and set up world-class maintenance facilities with the advantage of an established brand in the larger aerospace value system.
According to GCAA, the Dh300-million air traffic centre, named Shaikh Zayed Centre, will be theAabiggest and most advanced air traffic management facility in the Middle East .
According to Thomas Allard, head of the air traffic service for the Swedish civil aviation authority (Luftfartsverket), the air traffic will be limited due to safety concerns.
It was very dangerous,'' National Air Traffic Controllers Association official Mark Sherry said Wednesday of the communication breakdown.
Efficient air traffic management will require new traffic management equipment on planes in service and those in production.
The FAA says an error by an O'Hare air traffic controller caused the incident, which ranks in the most serious category of runway incursions.
Since then, air traffic controllers have been doubled up at the FAA's Palmdale facility.

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