News tagged with air traffic controllers

US air controllers still challenged for sleep

(AP)—U.S. air traffic controllers are still working schedules that make it likely they will get little or no sleep before overnight shifts, more than three years after a series of incidents involving controllers ...

dateJun 13, 2014 in Other
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After long wait, Malaysia releases jet data

Close to three months after the Malaysian jetliner disappeared, the government on Tuesday released reams of raw satellite data it used to determine that the flight ended in the southern Indian Ocean, a step ...

dateMay 27, 2014 in Other
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Prioritising trains next?

A new tool could put a delayed train back on schedule. The Traffic Control Centre in Stavanger in Norway is currently testing the tool that will provide an optimum solution in just a few seconds.

dateMay 20, 2014 in Engineering
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Computer glitch disrupts US flights

A computer glitch at a California air traffic control center disrupted flights in the United States for about an hour Wednesday, authorities said.

dateMay 01, 2014 in Other
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MH370 should make us rethink how we monitor planes

Search ships may be honing in on the black box from missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 after weeks of searching. But whether they are successful or not, the difficulty they have encountered along the way ...

dateApr 09, 2014 in Other
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Technology hindered, helped search for Flight 370

The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has presented two tales of modern technology. The limitations of tracking and communications devices allowed the plane to vanish from sight for nearly three ...

dateMar 28, 2014 in Other
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Three pieces of evidence point to jet's takeover

There are three pieces of evidence that aviation safety experts say make it clear the missing Malaysia Airlines jet was taken over by someone who was knowledgeable about how the plane worked.

dateMar 16, 2014 in Other
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US suspects missing plane flew on for hours

US investigators suspect a missing Malaysian airliner was in the air for four hours after its last confirmed contact, and may have been diverted to an unknown location, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

dateMar 13, 2014 in Other
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