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Stories with subject: Air traffic control
  • Lawmakers propose bill to privatize air traffic control story has photos
    Updated: Feb-03-16 4:55 pm

    WASHINGTON - Responsibility for the nation's air traffic control operations would shift from the government to a private, nonprofit corporation under legislation introduced Wednesday as part of an overhaul of how Washington oversees the aviation system.

  • Plan to spin off air traffic control generates turbulence story has photos
    Updated: Feb-02-16 12:52 pm

    WASHINGTON - The air traffic control system that choreographs the roughly 7,000 aircraft in U.S. skies at any given moment is the most complex, but also one of the safest, in the world - and rarely a thought in the minds of the millions of travelers who rely on it.

  • Plan to spin off air traffic control generates turbulence 
    Updated: Feb-02-16 12:24 pm

    WASHINGTON - The air traffic control system that choreographs the roughly 7,000 aircraft in U.S. skies at any given moment is the most complex, but also one of the safest, in the world - and rarely a thought in the minds of the millions of travelers who rely on it.

  • French taxis, air traffic controllers, schools on strike story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jan-26-16 10:37 pm

    PARIS - Paris police fired tear gas and taxi drivers lit bonfires on a major highway Tuesday amid nationwide strikes and protests over working conditions and competition from non-traditional services such as Uber.

  • Watchdog: Too few air traffic controllers where needed most story has photos
    Updated: Jan-26-16 6:37 pm

    WASHINGTON - There are too few fully qualified controllers at more than a dozen of the nation's busiest air traffic facilities stretching from Atlanta to Anchorage, according to report released Tuesday by a government watchdog.

  • Watchdog faults FAA's air traffic control operations 
    Updated: Jan-20-16 3:16 pm

    WASHINGTON - Spending on air traffic control operations has doubled over two decades, while productivity has declined substantially and efforts to improve performance have been ineffective, according to a report released Wednesday by a government watchdog.

  • Watchdog faults FAA's air traffic control operations story has photos
    Updated: Jan-20-16 2:53 pm

    WASHINGTON - Spending on air traffic control operations has doubled over two decades, while productivity has declined substantially and efforts to improve performance have been ineffective, according to a report released Wednesday by a government watchdog.