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air traffic

[′er ‚traf·ik]
(navigation)
Aircraft operating in the air or on an airport surface.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation Copyright © 2005 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved
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In addition, aviation legislations worldwide have necessitated airport authorities to modernize their communication, navigation, and surveillance infrastructure, driving new air traffic control equipment installations.
'I didn't understand the importance of the job in technical school,' said Airman 1st Class Tanner Bohannan, 19th OSS air traffic control apprentice.
Together with its partners, EUROCONTROL intends to create a Single European Sky, ensuring the efficiency of air traffic.
It is hoped that the government realizes the danger inherent in over using its air traffic controllers; it is an invitation to disasters which nobody should take lightly.
NATS is a air traffic management and solutions company, established in the UK in 1962 and now operating in countries around the world.
In 2014 air traffic management systems at Philippines airports, particularly the main air gateway to Manila, the Manila International Airport, was notorious for frequent breakdowns of its radars.
For now, the country is covered by 13 ground-based air traffic radars installed by the Caap, covering only 85 percent of the entire Philippine airspace.
Within the framework of the Single European Sky (SES) initiative, NATS will modernize its entire air traffic management infrastructure over the next few years.
As a result of the aviation boom, the demand for air traffic control equipment has grown massively.
The Middle East's growing air traffic congestion could influence long-term aircraft sales of planes in the region, a report said.
San Antonio College complain that a new FAA screening tool is shutting them out of careers as air traffic controllers.

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