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April 2, 2009 Greece, Air-traffic controllers will walk off the job for four hours from 12-4 p.m. (0900-1300 GMT), suspending all but emergency flights. Nationwide strike affecting all forms of public transportation.

3/15/09 Ireland 3/30 and France 3/19 playing up  see Easy Travel Report front page

1/23/09  Controllers in Australia being balloted.  Union, Civil Air.  Balloting will be over February 11, 2009

9/12/08 Air Traffic Controllers’ Guild has doubts on new navigation system expressindia.com

7/31/08 West Africa's aviation safety agency has agreed to boost pay and raise the retirement age of air traffic controllers, transport officials said on Thursday, after a strike this week disrupted flights africa.reuters.com

7/18/08 Papua New Guinea Civil Aviation Workers’ Unions walked off their jobs today and unanimously called for the immediate sacking of the entire PNG Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Board and Management pacificmagazine.net/new

6/22/08  The union of Icelandic air traffic controllers is planning 20 short strikes from June 27 to July 20. Air traffic controllers do no have the right to go on a total strike, so they are proposing 20 four-hour strikes in a 24-day period icelandreview.com

Italy strike action Air Traffic Control and Navigation service provider at Rome Fiumicino Airport for Saturday 21st June  maltamedia  and see avionews

6/20/08  Ryanair Slam Italian Air Traffic Controllers.  Low-cost carrier Ryanair have hit out at striking Italian air traffic controllers branding their actions as "shameful."  compare-airport-parking.co.uk/

June 16, 2008  NYC Nearly a third of the air-traffic controllers at the region's big-three airports are now trainees as the Federal Aviation Administration struggles to cope with an unprecedented wave of retirees among its senior staff NY Post

6/15/08 India, ATC staff decide to defer strike hindustantimes

6/9/08  FAA gives wrong number of air traffic controllers indystar.com

6/6/08  Australia, Airlines fly into new pay threat as controllers seek 63pc theaustralian

6/2/08  Heads up, Iraq has traffic controllers now wired.com

Memphis retaliating against whistleblowers 

6/1/08  Memphis International, 43 errors in one day in Memphis in mid-March in the middle of a Federal Aviation Administration audit of operations at the airport tower.  commercialappeal.com

5/20/08  Air traffic control goes dark across SoCal  2dailybulliten

So you wanna be an air traffic controller  personalfinance

5/9/08  Chronic shortage of airline pilots, engineers and air traffic controllers is grounding flights and stoking safety concerns around the world  businesstimesonline

5/6/08  Barbados, Air Traffic Controllers are back on the job nationnews.com

More than 30 of the controllers who are employed at the Grantley Adams International Airport had staged a sick-out over the weekend, but returned to work late Sunday. 

5/7/08  Republicans vote to extend talks, deadlock is primarily a setback for consumer groups, which had momentum behind a passenger bill of rights and other important measures, and airports, which were hoping to secure approval to raise ticket fees to finance airport-expansion projects wsj

3/31/08 Africa Revelation by Air Traffic Controllers that communication, navigation 
and surveillance facilities are virtually non-existent in the nation’s aviation sector 
should confound concerned Nigerians especially air travellers Thisdayonline

3/11/08 Choas in India, all controllers strike per AP

3/8/08 Pilots, air-traffic controllers face English tests
per smh.com

3/5/08 Guyana, Cheddi Jagan and Ogle airports unmaned! per Stabroek news

3/1/08  Trial stalled for ExcelAire pilots  ainonline.com

2/25/08  Ireland's air traffic controllers postpone strike threat HeraldTribuneeurope

2/14/08 Unions make deal over night.  Strike ended per 

2/13/08 France 2nd day  per VOANews.com

2/11/08  French air controllers' strike forces flight cancellations strike from Monday through Friday at Orly, and on Tuesday and Wednesday at Charles de Gaulle.  per newsinfo.inquirer.net

France:Flights to and from Paris airports Roissy and Orly are expected be disrupted next week by a strike by air traffic controllers  by Reuters.com 2/8/08
Israel 1/3/08
Nigerian airspace12/06/07
Pilots, air-traffic controllers, truck and bus drivers barred from taking smoking-cessation drug varenicline theheart.org

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