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Air traffic controllers on slow go in Nairobi

(eTN) - Breaking news are reaching from a source at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi that Air Traffic Control has inflicted a slow go on all traffic in and out of Kenya’s premier airpo

Italian Blue Panorama returns to Seychelles International soon after take-off

An Italian Blue Panorama B757-200 aircraft with 130 passengers and 8 crew on board landed safely at Seychelles International Airport Pointe Larue after it was declared an emergency 18 minutes after ta

Wild-cat strike by air traffic control continues to impact Kenya flights

(eTN) - The unauthorized slow-go and wild-cat strikes by members of the Kenyan air traffic control (ATC) has led to a series of flight delays impacting thousands of passengers.

Arusha crash blamed on “inept air traffic control mechanism”

(eTN) - The crash outside Kilimanjaro International Airport last Thursday night, in which the pilot was seriously injured and one apparent trainee pilot killed, has been attributed by aviation sources

FAA celebrating 75th anniversary of air traffic control

It's summer and vacation planning is in full swing. While dreaming of sun and sand or mountains and lakes, many travelers forget that flying carries some uncertainties.

Likely sale of UK air traffic control riles Airline Group

A consortium of carriers said on Sunday that airlines do not want UK government to reduce its dominant stake in the country's air-traffic control system below 25 percent

Middle East air traffic raises questions of control

DUBAI, UAE - Much has been made of the aviation industry's growth in the Middle East in the past year.

Aviation news: Congo DR signs up for new air traffic control...

(eTN) - According to reports from Kinshasa, the Congo DR transport ministry was awarded a new turnkey project last week to install a new air traffic control and management system across the sprawling

President Obama pushes 50 billion dollar transportation plan

WASHINGTON, DC - President Obama spent his Labor Day pushing a new US$50 billion vision for revamping America’s crumbling transportation infrastructure.

Middle East air traffic sees congestion and flight delays

DUBAI, UAE - According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Middle Eastern airlines saw an increase in demand of passengers by 16.8 percent in July year-on-year and by 19.4 percent o

US air traffic control system being upgraded

A satellite-based system provided by the US

US Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill unanimously passes Senate

The Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill passed in the US Senate on Monday night by a unanimous vote.

South Africa air traffic control prepares for thousands of flights a...

As the FIFA World Cup draws nearer and the host football association, local transportation, and hotels and resorts are gearing up towards the biggest challenge of their lives, the country’s air traf

UAE aims for ATC safety at Middle East conference

There is an array of challenges facing the skies above the Middle East region - from managing a rapid increase in air traffic and filling in holes in radar and infrastructure coverage, to the need for

Miami International Airport receives new ground radar system

Miami International Airport, through the efforts of US Rep.

New aviation event in Abu Dhabi

The organizers of the ATC (Air Traffic Control) Global conference & exhibition are delighted to announce an important new event focused on the Middle East.

MENA region ensuring optimum air traffic control performance

"The Middle East is one of the most dynamic aviation markets in the world expanding from 5 percent of international traffic to 10 percent in the past seven years.

Major Washington regional radar facility temporarily closes busy airspace due to...

The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday evening was forced to close several air corridors above eastern North Carolina for 30 minutes as a desperation move to avoid a serious safety risk when wo

Winds of change: ATCA 53rd Annual Conference and Exposition

ALEXANDRIA, VA - In every way, the country is on the verge of change.