The FAA tries, and fails, to remove troublesome air-traffic controllers
Air travel is safe (and most air traffic controllers don’t nod off), but there are warning signs aviation officials must grapple with.
WASHINGTON -- The best solution to the problem of sleepy air traffic controllers is more sleeping on the job, scientists say.
Federal officials are moving swiftly to correct the conditions that have left air traffic controllers dozing. On Sunday, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced four immediate changes to FAA procedures.
Brain-control tech could help detect fatigue, distraction.
The Federal Aviation Administration is revamping tower procedures after an air traffic controller nodded off, forcing two pilots to land on their own at night. Controller fatigue is a concern.
A review of 35 years of scientific medical studies confirms that the social and emotional context of the doctor–patient relationship have yet to be incorporated into the equation when it comes to health care.
A review of 35 years of scientific medical studies confirms that the social and emotional context of the doctor-patient relationship have yet to be incorporated into the equation when it comes to health care.
Spanish air traffic was returning to normal Sunday, a day after the government declared a “state of alarm” and ordered the military to break up a strike by air traffic controllers.