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Marc Baumgartner

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May 2007: "Although manually guiding aircraft landings is still standard procedure in many parts of the world -- including large parts of Russia and China -- it is less common in major urban centers. It also requires staff to be specially trained and the rate of air traffic to be reduced, said Marc Baumgartner, president of the International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers' Associations."


RoleNameTypeLast Updated
Organization Head/Leader (past or present) International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers Associations (IFATCA) Organization May 21, 2007

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May 20, 2007 Brazil, Argentina Faulted on Air Safety: Pilots, Controllers Say Equipment, Staffing Issues Could Be Putting Passengers at Risk

QUOTE: Increased air traffic at major airports in [Argentina and Brazil] has not resulted in corresponding upgrades of infrastructure or additional staffing

Washington Post