Tag Archives: fatigue

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 ››

1 Comment

NINA offers advanced stress, fatigue tools

Italy’s University La Sapienza, the French National School for Civil Aviation (ENAC) and Deep Blue have developed a system to measure stress in air traffic … More ››

Comments Off on NINA offers advanced stress, fatigue tools

Controllers pressured to stay on past retirement

Europe’s controller workforce is warning that extending the age by which its members can retire  – due to either economic or political pressure – flies … More ››

Comments Off on Controllers pressured to stay on past retirement

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 ››

1 Comment

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 ››

Comments Off on FAA must consider controller fatigue

Keeping Time

The effectiveness of ICAO’s proposed fatigue management initiative depends on its ability to account for workload, says Ashley Nunes. On a cold March morning in … More ››

Comments Off on Keeping Time

Commission welcomes EP support on pilot hours

Europe’s transport chief said this week’s vote by the European Parliament on new pilot duty flight times opens the way for new stricter EU-wide rules … More ››

Comments Off on Commission welcomes EP support on pilot hours

UK welcomes new powers to tackle pilot fatigue

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said it welcomed today’s decision by the European Parliament to support harmonised flight time limits for pilots across Europe, … More ››

Comments Off on UK welcomes new powers to tackle pilot fatigue

EP vote puts safety at risk: Kallas

Brussels is warning that the vote by the European Parliament Transport Committee to reject new rules governing how long a pilot can fly puts at … More ››

Comments Off on EP vote puts safety at risk: Kallas

EU Parliament rejects flight time rules

European pilots and cabin crew have welcomed today’s decision of the EU Parliament Transport Committee to reject the Commission proposal for new flight time rules … More ››

Comments Off on EU Parliament rejects flight time rules