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#Air Traffic Control

# air-traffic-control - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Going away soon? There's going to be a "summer of discontent"
# Aviation
# Aviation

Going away soon? There's going to be a "summer of discontent"

May 25th 2016, 3:00 PM 54,238 Views 39 Comments

European passengers face industrial action by French air traffic controllers tomorrow, with five more days scheduled.

# air-traffic-control - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Irish travellers hoping to avoid worst of major European flight disruption
# Grounded
# Grounded

Irish travellers hoping to avoid worst of major European flight disruption

Apr 27th 2016, 10:26 AM 29,173 Views 18 Comments

Air traffic staff in the country will be on strike today.

# air-traffic-control - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

America's air traffic controllers are dangerously overworked - are Ireland's?
# Eyes On The Sky
# Eyes On The Sky

America's air traffic controllers are dangerously overworked - are Ireland's?

Aug 11th 2015, 7:00 PM 8,754 Views 11 Comments

The IAA says no.

# air-traffic-control - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Knock-on UK flight disruption following Heathrow computer meltdown
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

Knock-on UK flight disruption following Heathrow computer meltdown

Dec 13th 2014, 9:14 AM 6,789 Views 8 Comments

Some 38 flights have been cancelled, but there are no reports of Irish flight delays.

# air-traffic-control - Thursday 26 June, 2014

The good news: French strike is over. The bad news: Air passengers still face delays today
# Up In The Air
# Up In The Air

The good news: French strike is over. The bad news: Air passengers still face delays today

Jun 26th 2014, 9:16 AM 4,484 Views 4 Comments

The strike was unexpectedly called off last night after marathon talks.

# air-traffic-control - Monday 23 June, 2014

Ryanair cancels flights ahead of France's air traffic control strike
# Strike
# Strike

Ryanair cancels flights ahead of France's air traffic control strike

Jun 23rd 2014, 5:30 PM 22,430 Views 25 Comments

Controllers are striking over planned cuts under the European Commission’s ‘Single Sky Europe’ programme.

# air-traffic-control - Sunday 22 June, 2014

The astonishing 'rattler' shifts that US air traffic controllers work
# Up And Away
# Up And Away

The astonishing 'rattler' shifts that US air traffic controllers work

Jun 22nd 2014, 11:00 AM 24,114 Views 15 Comments

Controllers are allowed to work five shifts over four 24-hour periods.

# air-traffic-control - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

How come pilots can turn off a plane's communication systems?
# Malaysia Plane
# Malaysia Plane

How come pilots can turn off a plane's communication systems?

Mar 18th 2014, 6:30 AM 19,045 Views 27 Comments

One of the mysterious elements of the missing Malaysia plane story is that someone shut down the aircraft’s communications system. Why is this allowed?

# air-traffic-control - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Flight planned? Air traffic controllers are going on strike
# Grounded
# Grounded

Flight planned? Air traffic controllers are going on strike

Jan 29th 2014, 8:51 AM 14,136 Views 19 Comments

Some flights from Irish airports are likely to be affected as air traffic controllers in several European countries will strike today and tomorrow.

# air-traffic-control - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Flying this week? Two days of air traffic control strikes are due
# Up In The Air
# Up In The Air

Flying this week? Two days of air traffic control strikes are due

Jan 28th 2014, 7:27 PM 12,171 Views 12 Comments

Some disruption at a number of European airports could be on the way for airline passengers.

# air-traffic-control - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Flights back to normal today following UK air traffic control issue
# Flights
# Flights

Flights back to normal today following UK air traffic control issue

Dec 8th 2013, 10:13 AM 4,404 Views 0 Comments

Eurocontrol said almost 8 per cent of European traffic was affected by yesterday’s glitch.

# air-traffic-control - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Flights getting back to normal after major air traffic control problem fixed
# Air Traffic Control
# Air Traffic Control

Flights getting back to normal after major air traffic control problem fixed

Dec 7th 2013, 7:51 PM 26,032 Views 23 Comments

Passengers at Dublin Airport were among thousands affected by the technical problem.

# air-traffic-control - Friday 17 August, 2012

Tanzanian airport's only radar system out of order all month
# Air Traffic Control
# Air Traffic Control

Tanzanian airport's only radar system out of order all month

Aug 17th 2012, 6:29 PM 6,922 Views 12 Comments

Sources say the aviation authority was told about the radar’s defective power supply in 2010 but it took no action.

# air-traffic-control - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Cyprus air traffic controllers go on four-hour strike
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

Cyprus air traffic controllers go on four-hour strike

Jan 18th 2012, 2:22 PM 993 Views 2 Comments

Unions say their staff are paid through a levy on airlines – and therefore shouldn’t be subject to a national pay freeze.

# air-traffic-control - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

Air traffic control charges to drop 40 per cent by 2015
# Air Traffic Charges
# Air Traffic Charges

Air traffic control charges to drop 40 per cent by 2015

Oct 25th 2011, 12:12 PM 817 Views 2 Comments

Dublin, Shannon and Cork airports are covered by the Commission for Aviation Regulation’s decision to cut air traffic control charges over the next four years.

# air-traffic-control - Friday 14 October, 2011

Sharp increase in errors by US air traffic controllers, says watchdog
# US Air Travel
# US Air Travel

Sharp increase in errors by US air traffic controllers, says watchdog

Oct 14th 2011, 11:49 AM 427 Views 2 Comments

A US government report says that mistakes at facilities handling air traffic approaches and departures almost doubled over three years.

# air-traffic-control - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

# air-traffic-control - Thursday 4 August, 2011

German air traffic control strike averted
# Germany
# Germany

German air traffic control strike averted

Aug 4th 2011, 12:02 PM 244 Views 3 Comments

Controllers drop their planned strike despite lodging appeal against injunction.

# air-traffic-control - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

German air traffic controllers appeal court ruling banning strike action
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

German air traffic controllers appeal court ruling banning strike action

Aug 3rd 2011, 5:42 PM 799 Views 7 Comments

3,400 flight controllers were due to stop work for six hours tomorrow – but a German court has banned the strike.

# air-traffic-control - Thursday 28 April, 2011

# air-traffic-control - Wednesday 20 April, 2011

New air traffic control rules after Michelle Obama's plane aborts landing
# US
# US

New air traffic control rules after Michelle Obama's plane aborts landing

Apr 20th 2011, 9:19 PM 1,961 Views 0 Comments

Flight carrying US first lady was forced to abort a landing after air traffic controllers mistakenly allowed the place come too close to a military plane.

# air-traffic-control - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

US air traffic controller caught watching DVD on the job
Live Apr 19th 2011, 9:09 PM

US air traffic controller caught watching DVD on the job

# air-traffic-control - Thursday 14 April, 2011

Take 5: Thursday
Live Apr 14th 2011, 4:55 PM

Take 5: Thursday

US aviation chief resigns after air traffic controllers fall asleep on job
Live Apr 14th 2011, 4:25 PM

US aviation chief resigns after air traffic controllers fall asleep on job

# air-traffic-control - Friday 20 August, 2010

European air traffic problems
# Air Traffic
# Air Traffic

European air traffic problems

Aug 20th 2010, 4:02 PM 225 Views 0 Comments