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  • Air traffic control tower in Leipzig, Germany
    German air traffic control strike called off
    By David Stewart White9 August 2011A strike planned for August 9 by unionized German air traffic controllers has been postponed after management called in mediators. The action places a four-week hold on any strike action.A strike planned for...
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    Strike cancels flights in France
    By David Stewart White22 September, 2010A strike by French air traffic controllers has caused cancellation of many airline flights in France. The 24-hour strike will begin at 6:00 p.m. (GMT) on 22 September. Air France intends to operate its long...
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    Alaska air traffic controllers using NexGen technology to replace radar
    Lee Ryan, chief pilot of Ryan Air based in Unalakleet Alaska explains how he uses ADS-B technology. Photo by Rob Stapleton 2010 The Federal Aviation Administration unveiled a new application for flights in and out of Juneau using a system called...
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    Volcano sleeps and Europe flies
    Eyjafjallajokull ash plume in early May (AP Photo/ APTN)By David Stewart White Examiner.com June 4, 2010Things have gotten quiet at Iceland'sEyjafjallajokull volcano. The silence is good news for European airlines and passengers who suffered...
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    You versus the volcano (or the airline strike)
    (AP Photo/Chris Clark) More information EU statement on volcano and passengers rights Virgin Atlantic's cancellation/delay explanation British Airways strike policies Download the EU regulations By David Stewart White Examiner.com May 21, 2010 A...
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    Britain adjusts flight rules for volcanic ash
    (AP Photo/Chris Clark) By David Stewart White Examiner.com Updated May 15, 2010 British air traffic authorities have announced a new aerial pathway through the volcanic ash that has plagued the skies over the United Kingdom and Europe. The new ...
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    The on again, off again Lufthansa strike
    Lufthansa: Kein streik–no strike afterall (AP Photo/Michael Probst) By DAVID S. WHITE Examiner.com Lufthansa pilots have called off their four day strike planned for April 13–16. The pilots union and airline have agree to partial...
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    European strike scorecard
    visitlondonimages/ britainonview/ Pawel Libera By DAVID S. WHITE Examiner.com Whether by land, air or sea, labor strikes continue to disrupt transportation services in Europe. Late on April 6, French railway engineers (drivers) start what could...
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