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Study flags worrying pilot fatigue concerns

Half of airline pilots have reported that fatigue is not taken seriously by airlines, in the first large-scale survey of pilots’ perceptions of safety within … More ››

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Expert industry group publishes fatigue guidance

The strategic use of coffee and napping on site is being recommended for controllers whose sleep at home is disrupted by a newborn baby. The … More ››

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ICAO develops guidance on controller fatigue

New guidance to prevent air traffic controllers from falling asleep on the job have been prepared by UN aviation agency ICAO. A data-driven methodology already … 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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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 ››

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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 ››

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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 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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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 ››

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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 ››

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