Orlando gets early taste of ATC retirement woes

Florida's Orlando International Airport is one of the busiest in the U.S., yet it has the highest percentage of trainee air traffic controllers, according to Calvin Scovel, the Transportation Department's inspector general. The Orlando Sentinel reports that 47% of controllers lack full certification, meaning their work must be supervised by more experienced personnel. A surge in retirements has boosted the number of trainees in Orlando, a trend expected to ripple through the ranks of controllers nationwide.

View Full Article in:

Orlando Sentinel (Fla.) (tiered subscription model) · NYTimes.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Transportation

Job Title Company Location
Manager, Employee & Labor Relations
Allegiant Air
Las Vegas, NV
Technical Writer - Subject Matter Expert in Maintenance
Allegiant Air
Las Vegas, NV
General Manager IAH
Menzies Aviation
Houston, TX
Operations Specialist
Aircraft Service International Group
Washington, DC
Station Manager at AUS
Menzies Aviation
Austin, TX