Air Traffic Controllers

Busy USA air traffic control facilities lack controllers

Thirteen of the nation’s busiest air traffic control facilities are suffering from a shortage of air traffic controllers, a problem that demands “urgent attention,” a government watchdog told lawmakers on Tuesday. The number of fully qualified controllers is “below the minimum staffing requirements” the Federal Aviation Administration has set, Matthew Hampton, a Department of Transportation […]

Marine Le Pen Québec

Far-right tops vote in first round of regional elections in France

France’s far-right National Front topped the vote nationally in the first round of high-stakes regional elections on Sunday, exit polls show. Boosted by fears over the November 13 Islamic State attacks that killed 130 people in Paris, stubbornly high unemployment and worries about immigration, Marine Le Pen’s party secured 30.2 per cent of the vote […]