Air Traffic Control

Amsterdam airport closed: All flights to and from Schiphol suspended as air traffic control 'investigates matter'

Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport was forced to suspend all flights due to an air traffic control problem.<p>A message posted on the airport's official …


Flights disrupted after air traffic control communication system crashes

An air traffic control tower at Schiphol airport. Photo:<p>Flights to and from Schiphol and Rotterdam airports were disrupted for a …

Air Traffic

Dutch air traffic control problem grounds Schiphol flights

A problem with an air traffic control communication system has briefly halted all flights to and from Amsterdam's busy Schiphol Airport


Hong Kong’s air traffic controllers left flying blind for six minutes as HK$1.56 billion system malfunctions again – but authorities insist safety was not affected

1 / 3<p>Hong Kong’s air traffic controllers left flying blind for six minutes as HK$1.56 billion system malfunctions again – but authorities insist …

Hong Kong

Air system glitch investigated

The Civil Aviation Department has been proactively following up on an incident in which the Flight Data Processors (FDPs) of System I experienced a …


Analysis: Horizon Dash-8 Q400 stolen from airport and crashed

Over the few days, media has been flooded with multiple hundreds of reports about an aircraft that was stolen from an airport and dangerously flown, …

Mental Health

Call for students as air traffic service demand rises

<b>Students with five GCSEs could earn a six-figure salary as air traffic controllers, according to the UK's main air traffic service provider.</b><p>National Air Traffic Services (Nats) wants pupils to consider aviation careers as it says flight numbers are set to surge.<p>There are more than 8,000 UK flights …

Air Traffic

Privatizing air traffic control a bad idea: Letters

Your editorial missed some critical information. Private air traffic control management may be a “service business’’ but the fact is that it is …

Air Traffic

The Relationship Between Workload and Performance in Air Traffic Control: Exploring the Influence of Levels of Automation and Variation in Task Demand

The Relationship Between Workload and Performance in Air Traffic Control: Exploring the Influence of Levels of Automation and Variation in Task Demand<p>…

Air Traffic

Husband Who Stole Plane Told Air Traffic Control It Would ‘Disappoint’ Loved Ones Before Crashing

<!——> On Friday evening, 29-year-old airline worker Richard Russell managed to climb aboard a …

Human Interest

An Airline Employee Stole A Plane From Sea-Tac Airport

Just Now<p>Before he crashed and died, the airline worker who authorities said stole and flew a passenger plane in the Seattle area Friday had a …

Air Traffic

Eight dead, one survivor in Indonesian plane crash

Indonesian search and rescue teams found eight victims and one survivor after a small plane crashed in the eastern province of Papua, police said on Sunday.<p>The Dimonim Air passenger plane carrying nine people, including a 12-year old child who survived, lost contact with air traffic control on …


Pilot wanted to do aerobatics, apologized for his actions as he spoke with air traffic control

The pilot of the stolen Horizon Airlines turboprop alternately expressed remorse for his actions and a desire to perform aerobatics as flew over …

Air Traffic

Worker who stole plane and crashed identified

Before he crashed and died, the airline worker who authorities say stole and flew a passenger plane in the Seattle area had a wide-ranging discussion with air traffic control. CNN's Dan Simon reports.


Ground Worker Stole and Crashed an Alaska Airlines Regional Plane Last Night

Last night a ground worker stole a Bombardier Q400 at Seattle Tacoma airport belonging to Alaska Airlines wholly-owned regional carrier Horizon Air. …


Airport Worker Jokes With Air Traffic Control Before Crashing Stolen Plane

Just Now<p>Last night, a suicidal ex-airport employee stole a Horizon Air Q400 plane and took it for a joyride. The plane was seen doing loops, before …

Air Traffic

Hear audio conversation leading up to Seattle plane crash

Air Traffic

An Airplane Stolen From Seattle-Tacoma International Crashed After Trying To Do Stunts

On Friday night, a Washington man stole a plane from the Seattle-Tacoma airport, and later crashed it. The 29-year-old man — believed to be a Horizon …


Air Traffic Control Audio From Seatac International Airport


Sea-Tac Horizon employee identified, authorities unclear how he attained flying skills

A 29-year-old man stole a Horizon Air passenger plane from Sea-Tac International Airport and took off on Friday night, circling the area for a short …


Airline Employee Allegedly Hijacks Plane Closing Down Seattle Airport Before Doing Stunts & Crashing

An airline employee allegedly hijacked a plane at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Friday night right before it crashed into the Puget …

True Crime

Audio Conversation Between Air Traffic Control & Man Who Stole SeaTac Plane

Just Now<p>A 29-year-old airline employee stole a plane from SeaTac. Before crashing on Ketron Island he had conversations with air traffic control.

Air Traffic

MAJOR Security Breach at SeaTac - All Flights Grounded

Just Now<p>There are reports coming from SeaTac airport that a man has stolen a Horizon Q airplane. It seems that all planes are currently grounded. The …

Air Traffic

Ganni Shows Air Control-Esque Anoraks

Though David Bowie tragically passed away in January of 2016, his influence is still everywhere, especially in fashion. And while today's Ganni show at Copenhagen Fashion Week wasn't exactly inspired by the rock star's famous style, there was an important "Space Oddity" reference, as in "Ground …

Air Traffic

Istanbul’s huge new airport opens in October and is expected to become the world’s busiest airport

The first phase of Istanbul’s new airport is due to open in October 2018, and once it is complete, it is expected to become the world’s busiest airport.<p>Istanbul New Airport will be constructed over an area of 76.5 million square meters to the north of İstanbul, 35km away from the city centre. The …


Bumped: Bull

<b></b><b>Bull</b> is now confirmed for its new timeslot of 9pm Tuesdays from next week, replacing <b>Shark Tank</b> which concluded last night, which is also where <b>NCIS</b> …

Air Traffic

SSC Atlantic, FAA Roll Out C-17 Compatible Mobile Air Traffic Control Towers

Navy Plans To Roll Out Three LMATCT Platforms In Fiscal Year 2019 Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic engineers along with …

Air Traffic

EasyJet overcomes cancellations to report rise in July carryings

EasyJet managed to overcome multiple disruptions last month to report 4.5% growth to more than 8.5 million passengers.<p>The performance in July over …


Malaysian Report Indicates MH370 May Have Been Hijacked

Country's Aviation Chief Resigns Over Lapses In Air Traffic Control Related To The Incident A report released this past week by the Malaysian …


British Airways owner logs doubling in profits

IAG, which owns British Airways and Spanish carrier Iberia, said Friday that first-half profits more than doubled but cautioned over the ongoing …

British Airways