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September 16, 2022, 4:15 AM

French ATC Strike Inflicts More European Flight Disruption

French air traffic controllers are striking over pay demands and allegations of insufficient recruitment, prompting Ryanair to repeat demands for reforms.

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A DJI Mavic Mini drone inflight at Minna, Niger state, Nigeria.
Sep 20, 2022 - 12:43 PM
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map of  Europe outlining anticipated delays as a result of the ongoing strike by French air traffic controllers
Sep 16, 2022 - 4:15 AM
French air traffic controllers are striking over pay demands and allegations of insufficient recruitment, prompting Ryanair to repeat demands for reforms.
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Sep 1, 2022 - 8:52 AM
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Aug 26, 2022 - 11:57 AM
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Aug 25, 2022 - 11:26 AM
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During the 1920s, airplanes like this Airco DH.4 bomber, designed by Geoffrey de Havilland, were pressed into airline service, in this case for flights between London Croydon Airport to Paris. At that time, air traffic control consisted of red and green lights for takeoff.
Aug 17, 2022 - 4:15 PM
While the precise date for the founding of air traffic control services remains in dispute, the period of 1920-1922 is when ATC began.
Aug 8, 2022 - 11:44 AM
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Aug 4, 2022 - 2:32 PM
Nav Canada has rolled back the implementation date for mandatory ADS-B Out in Canadian Class A and B airspace.
Jul 29, 2022 - 10:17 AM
The FAA has postponed the activation date for the final phase of its multi-year Northeast Corridor Atlantic Coast Routes project to April 20, 2023.
Jul 17, 2022 - 7:00 AM
Eamonn Brennan hands over Eurocontrol’s reigns to Raúl Medina Caballero on January 1.