A multi-day strike by French air traffic controllers in the Brest and Bordeaux area control centers (ACC) will affect traffic in and around France beginning 6 March at 0500 UTC through 10 March 1900 UTC. The strike will additionally include controllers from the Marseille ACC from 07 March 0500 UTC to 10 March 0500 UTC. …
Previously we interviewed Captain Ken Hoke to learn how pilots train for and manage in-flight emergencies. Today, on the International Day of the Air Traffic Controller, we turn to a controller for his perspective on emergency situations.