Bad pun aside, the Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) did put measures in place to prevent the problem from happening again, including adding a second air traffic controller
to night shifts at the 27 control towers around the country that had only one person working during that time period.
An air traffic controller
cleared both planes to cruise at 30,000 feet, but their flight paths meant they would cross in the same piece of sky 60 kilometres southeast of Mildura in Victoria.
As a result, an average air traffic controller
in 2007 had to handle 1.
AIR traffic controllers
and pilots will be trying to keep the ball on the ground and play it to the wings when they set out for football glory in Bahrain next week.
German air traffic controllers
blamed a "misunderstanding" over the rota which left the Leipzig control tower empty.
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) recognises the profession of air traffic controllers
as stressogenic (Costa 1995).
FAA faces a bow wave of thousands of air traffic controller
retirements over the coming decade.
air traffic controllers
union also opposed privatization, but their Canadian counterparts are eager to leave government service.
The International Day of the Air Traffic Controller
was a great chance not only for us to recognise the efforts of our staff, but for the travelling public to consider the critical role controllers play in keeping them safe in the skies.
I am an Air Traffic Controller
3 - Tokyo Big Wing" allows the user to act as the air traffic controller
(ATC) at the Tokyo International Airport.
Based on information from the air traffic controller
that white smoke was coming from the plane, the captain decided to evacuate the passengers though he was uncertain whether a malfunction had set off the alarm, according to the final report by the Aircraft and Railway Accident Investigation Commission.
1) A trio of World War II-era airplanes participates in the flyover Saturday that saluted Phil Aune, who retired after 47 years as an air traffic controller
at Van Nuys Airport.