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In the wake of several high-profile incidents where air traffic controllers were caught falling asleep while working, the FAA has decided to change its work rules. But it still won't allow controllers to take naps. Why not? "On my watch, controllers will ...
Gizmodo · 4/18/2011
When air traffic controllers nap while on duty, nothing good can come of this. A passenger plane coming in for a landing had to abort the landing. They were forced to climb back up to 3,000-feet when the pilot's three attempts to contact air traffic ...
Examiner · 8/20/2014
Today, Skomars is air traffic manager at Spokane International Airport ... In my day, we did jumping jacks. Now we allow a controller to take a power nap when there’s no traffic, as long as other controllers remain on …
The Spokesman-Review · 7/26/2015
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Air traffic controllers napping in the tower forced a China Eastern Airlines passenger plane to abort its night-time descent into a Wuhan airport, an investigation report found. The incident, which took place on July 8, is the third mishap in two months ...
News Max · 8/20/2014
It's a national emergency: air traffic controllers have fallen asleep in Reno ... Naps are not foolproof, however. If people nap a little too long, they can go into deep sleep. It can take colleagues a couple of minutes to wake someone from deep sleep ...
The Huffington Post · 4/18/2011
It's a national emergency: air traffic controllers have fallen asleep in Reno, Washington, and several other cities. Planes carrying severely ill patients arrive at airports where "nobody" is in charge. The government head of air traffic control has resigned.
psychologytoday.com · 4/21/2011
The next time TIME’s D.C. Bureau Chief Michael Duffy catches me sleeping at my desk, the top sheet of an National Transportation Safety Board report stuck to my face, I’ll be ready with a response: I was increasing my work performance and alertness ...
Swampland Time · ByMassimo Calabresi · 4/26/2011
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood missed his wake-up call after air traffic controllers were caught sleeping on the job. His stance on what will rectify the problem falls short of what is needed to make a difference. There have been at least eight ...
Philadelphia Daily News · 4/20/2011
BEIJING (Reuters) - A China Eastern Airlines Corp passenger plane that had started its night-time descent into a Wuhan airport was forced to abort its landing after air traffic controllers had dozed off, an investigation report found. The incident ...
The Business Insider · 8/19/2014
Some other countries have allowed air traffic controllers to nap during their breaks and some experts think that might help prevent any more cases of American air traffic controllers falling asleep when they should be directing planes. Today, the Federal ...
NPR News · 7/1/2011