air traffic control service

Related to air traffic control service: Air Traffic Management, Air traffic control tower

air traffic control service

A service provided for the purpose of: a. preventing collisions: (1) between aircraft; and (2) on the maneuvering area between aircraft and obstructions; and b. expediting and maintaining an orderly flow of air traffic.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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The air traffic control service, NATS, handled an average of 333 flights an hour, just under a quarter of all air traffic in Europe.
For example, the secretary of transportation would be required to review and approve any proposed air traffic control service reductions to Campbell Airport.
Pilots of civilian aircraft have reported incidents of failure of the GPS system in Moscow air space on Wednesday evening, two sources from the air traffic control service told ITAR-TASS.
The National Air Traffic Control Service said that problems switching from night-time to daylight operation at the UK's chief air traffic control centre at Swanwick, Hampshire, had caused the fault.
''These management staff do not have the prerequisite validation for various air traffic control service facilities and systems, Aeronautical Information Services, Aeronautical Communications and Air Traffic Engineering Services,'' the unions warned.
It was chosen for air traffic control service in their new contingency tower at Almaty International Airport.
A spokesman for the National Air Traffic Control Service said: "The aircraft in front was a bit slow to clear the runway so the pilot was asked to perform a go-around."
The group is reportedly seeking buyers for several hotels and a European office, as well as its stake in air traffic control service NATS.
NATS, an air traffic control service for aircraft flying in UK airspace, on Wednesday reported that there is currently no impact from volcanic ash on UK airspace.
Citing fears of engine damage, the Air Traffic Control Service (Nats) said that UK airspace is closed until 1800BST.
The Air Traffic Control Service (Nats) said no flights would be allowed in or out of UK airspace from midday Thursday to 0700 GMT Friday amid fears of engine damage.

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