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WATCH: Twin-airplane near accident at busy Mumbai airport raises safety concerns, highlights ATC pressure

This near-miss involved an IndiGo flight from Indore and an Air India jet bound for Thiruvananthapu…

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A plane full of passengers was evacuated moments before takeoff after a bomb threat was emailed to air traffic control

A bomb threat was emailed to Bermuda Airport, forcing air traffic control to cancel takeoff — but t…

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France is so scared of strikes messing up the Olympics that it is letting air traffic controllers show up 3 hours late to work, and leave 3 hours early

The French air traffic controllers' union won an agreement which also includes an average $19,400 s…

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Air traffic controllers are overworked and stressed and that's dangerous for safe flying

The FAA announced safety notices for airports, and is looking into sleep science and redesigning ru…

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DGCA issues stricter breath analyser norms for air traffic controllers, others

Aviation regulator DGCA has mandated that at least 25 per cent of the air traffic controllers, airc…

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Govt amends aircraft rules; commercial pilot licenses to be valid for 10 years

Commercial pilot licenses will now be valid for ten years, with the government amending rules as pa…

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A glitch in air traffic control left thousands of travelers stranded

More than 1,500 flights were delayed due to an air traffic control glitch at UK airports, forcing a…

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Hear how JFK air traffic controllers guided a Chinese cargo plane back to safety after an engine failed due to a bird strike

A Chinese cargo plane suffered a right engine failure after a bird strike shortly after takeoff. De…

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Exhausted air traffic controllers are making more mistakes on the job amid a stretched workforce doing 10-hour workdays and 6-day workweeks, report says

In a set of complaints reviewed by The New York Times, there were no fewer than seven reports where…

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Ukraine is now flying so many low-budget drones on the front lines with Russia it is coordinating them using air traffic control

The kinds of drones that hobbyists typically use can evade Russian air defense systems and are so c…

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Air traffic controllers had to process flight plans by hand after a 'technical issue' caused travel chaos in the UK

Flights to and from British airports faced delays on Monday following a "technical issue" with the …

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Expanding citywide green cover could also lead to an increase in zoonotic diseases: study

The concept of urban greening has gained momentum as a means to mitigate the adverse effects of urb…

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Journalists keep stealing Air Force One-branded items from the presidential airliner: report

It's become such a problem the White House Correspondents' Association's president recently private…

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United warns of even more flight delays and cancelations this summer because of an air traffic controller shortage

United Airlines is blaming the FAA for continued flight delays and cancellations this summer, sayin…

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A man could face 5 years in prison for pointing a laser at a Delta Air Lines flight

A 29-year-old man could face five years in prison and a $250,000 fine after being accused of aiming…

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Flight cancellations are spiking in part because this air traffic control center in Florida is severely understaffed, airline group says

According to airline lobbying group ALPA, at least one-third of recent flight cancellations were du…

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Airline boss blames travel chaos on a shortage of air traffic controllers and airport staff, not a lack of pilots or crew

Wizz Air, Europe's third-biggest budget airline, suspended operations at one UK airport this week, …

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9 things you should know before applying to become an air traffic controller

For people looking for a high-salary job that doesn't require a college degree, applying to be an a…

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A private plane crashed into the sea after making bizarre changes to its route and not replying to air-traffic control

A German businessman and his family are said to have been in the Cessna private jet which lost cont…

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