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The judge said the walkouts by 190 staff who guide planes in and out of parking places, which have resulted in the cancellations of thousands of flights, were illegal and that the workers had a duty to keep industrial peace.
Walkouts by the employees who guide planes to parking places started on February 16, but have so far had a limited impact at Frankfurt, Europe's third-busiest airport as measured by passenger numbers.
6m on getting the runway resurfaced and pounds 900,000 on upgrading its Instrument Landing System, which helps guide planes down.
But it does have two other systems that many other airports use worldwide - a high frequency directional radio system that pilots use to navigate their aircraft, and a non-directional beacon that also helps guide planes into the airport.
THE Irish Aviation Authority had to shut down the radar it uses to guide planes safely in and out of Dublin Airport after two glitches.
Pilots are being forced to guide planes in NSW this evening because of a shortage of air traffic controllers.