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Stories with subject: Air traffic control
  • Aviation agency unveils messaging system to reduce delays 
    Updated: May-21-15 6:55 pm

    NEWARK, New Jersey - A system that replaces verbal communication between pilots and air traffic controllers with computerized messages was unveiled Thursday by federal aviation officials, who said the system will reduce delays during weather events and cut down on errors that occur during routine voice transmissions.

  • US due to stop managing Afghan airspace by end of June 
    Updated: May-06-15 2:34 am

    KABUL, Afghanistan - The United States is to stop managing Afghan airspace by the end of June after its air-traffic control contract with the government in Kabul expires, a development that could see international airlines forced to cancel flights both into the country and over its territory.