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FAA must consider controller fatigue

A new congressionally mandated report from the US National Research Council has expressed concern over controller shift schedules that contribute to fatigue, especially those in which controllers … More ››

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US controller shortage reaching crisis point

Budgetary missteps and bureaucratic red tape have led to a shortage of controllers in the United States, a state of affairs that has now reached … More ››

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FAA failing on fatigue, safety risks: Poole

Nearly four years ago, NASA completed a study for the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), finding that controller work schedules lead to chronic fatigue … More ››

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FAA orders sleep tests on overweight controllers

In an effort to guard against fatigued air traffic controllers falling asleep,  the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced a new regulation requiring staff … More ››

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Safety czar drops fatigue from Most Wanted list

The National Transportation Safety Board has dropped fatigue and pilot-and-air-traffic-controller professionalism from its “most wanted” list of US transportation safety issues for the next year. … More ››

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ICAO to call time on sleeping controllers?

New measures to prevent air traffic controllers from falling asleep on the job are to be debated by UN aviation agency ICAO by the end … More ››

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US fatigue measures failing to stick

Regulations meant to keep US air traffic controllers from napping on duty have been violated thousands of times, according to The Washington Post. Read More … More ››

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Investigate spike in controller errors: DoT

A senior aviation watchodg is warning that the sharp rise in mistakes made by US air traffic controllers cannot be blamed simply on better incident … More ››

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EXCLUSIVE: Fatigue risk scheme considered for controllers

A new data-driven methodology that allows airlines to tailor fatigue-related risks to their specific type of operations could in future be applied to air traffic … More ››

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FAA and NATCA reach agreement on fatigue

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) have announced agreement on important fatigue recommendations that were developed by … More ››

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