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And he said by the time air traffic controllers realised the planes were on a collision course, it was too late.
Air traffic controllers held about 27,000 jobs in 2010.
In response to this disaster, McCartin contends, controllers began to form the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) to repair an overburdened system that put passengers in danger.
Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook, air traffic controllers earn relatively high pay and good benefits.
One measure that has so far been dismissed by airline officials is napping, despite recommendations from the National Transportation Safety Board and the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (the union that represents air traffic controllers) and long-standing evidence that on-shift naps are helpful for combating fatigue and improving performance.
A minute later, the air traffic controller was stood down.
26 upheld a Tokyo High Court ruling that had found two air traffic controllers guilty of professional negligence in connection with a near hit in 2001, which injured some 100 passengers and crew members aboard a jetliner.
The tournament is a spin-off to a successful football tournament in Europe for air traffic controllers, which has been held every year since 1968 and it is a major event on the social calendar brining together around 1,000 air traffic controllers from across Europe as well as a couple of teams from the US.
German air traffic controllers blamed a "misunderstanding" over the rota which left the Leipzig control tower empty.
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) recognises the profession of air traffic controllers as stressogenic (Costa 1995).
Many air traffic controllers were apparently off sick, and due to safety issues the amount of traffic allowed in the air space had to be limited, reported the Swedish radio at sr.
FAA faces a bow wave of thousands of air traffic controller retirements over the coming decade.

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