Air Traffic Controllers
Dan Carrico of the National Air Traffic Controllers Association says his O’Hare staff is working without pay and they are without critical support staff that keep the system running, people who work quality control, mapping and training.
Sen. Dick Durbin wants talks to resume quickly, and in earnest, on a compromise that will put an end to the sequester, and the cuts that are taking place.
The nation’s railroads have used something called a “dead man switch” as a crucial safety device. Now there are calls for something similar in airport traffic control towers.
Mistakes are increasing among air traffic controllers at O’Hare International Airport, according to new data.