iOS app Android app

Sleeping Air Traffic Controllers

ATC Napped On Air Mattresses In The Tower, Left Duty Early

Bloomberg | Alan Levin | Posted 07.11.2012 | Travel

When midnight rolled around and flight traffic thinned out, air-traffic controllers guiding planes in the busiest U.S. corridor whipped out laptops to...

How To Fight Fatigue When Working Overnight

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

While I believe that no one should be working a night shift by himself or herself, air traffic controllers, pilots and anyone with responsibilities late at night or after long days should also consider these tips.

Let Air Traffic Controllers Nap

Matthew Edlund, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Matthew Edlund, M.D.

It's time to put human nature back into the human workspace. If we want air traffic controllers to perform their jobs flawlessly day and night, they should be allowed to sleep.

Marcus Baram

Air Traffic Chief Resigns In Wake Of Sleeping Scandal | Marcus Baram | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics

Welcome to "The Watchdog," which will keep a close eye on regulatory agencies and how their actions impact the lives of everyday Americans. Though the...

FAA Official Resigns Over Sleeping Air Traffic Controllers

AOL Travel News | Posted 06.14.2011 | Travel

In the wake of yet another case this week of an air traffic controller asleep on the job, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) official in charge...