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air traffic

[′er ‚traf·ik]
(navigation)
Aircraft operating in the air or on an airport surface.

air traffic

All aircraft in flight or operating in the maneuvering area of an aerodrome (ICAO). Aircraft on loading ramps and parking areas do not constitute air traffic.
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Declan Collier, CEO at London City Airport, said: A pioneering new digital air traffic control system will enhance safety and improve resilience, setting a new standard for the global aviation industry to follow.
Al Maktoum International Airport witnessed 507 air traffic movements; Fujairah International Airport 84 movements; Ras Al Khaimah International Airport 382 and Al Ain Airport 105 air traffic movements.
Those without previous experience must obtain an air traffic management degree through the FAA Air Traffic-Collegiate Training Initiative (AT-CTI).
Department of Labor projects that employment of air traffic controllers will grow by 13 percent from 2008 to 2018.
Fujairah International Airport witnessed 4,578 movements, while Al Ain Airport and Ras Al Khaimah International Airport had 2,325 and 1,925 air traffic movements, respectively.
Etihad's Albrecht called for greater co-operation between airlines, airports, air traffic controllers and aviation authorities in order to manage the greater flow of flights.
However, in the current economic climate the aviation market simply can't afford wasteful air traffic control systems and industry leaders need to ensure optimum levels of air traffic control performance.
Just three weeks earlier, more than 500 flights were delayed, diverted or canceled when a backup power system failed at the Palmdale air traffic control center that directs jetliners flying in and out of Southern California.
The cause of the delays and cancelled flights was reportedly staff shortages at the air traffic control centre in Malmo, Sweden.
The new National Air Traffic Services' HQ, in Swanick, Hampshire, was due to open in 1996.
Our directorate's product line is global air traffic management and mobility command and control systems.
Peering through the wreckage one can understand why Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) has asked the FAA to consider whether a little more air traffic control on small planes flying over densely populated areas might make sense.

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