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How are air traffic controllers able to keep track of so many planes at once?

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Air traffic controllers are under severe mental strain.

President Obama has signed into law a bill to end furloughs of air traffic controllers.
(Fox News - Politics, )

The crash happened after the pilot told air traffic controllers he was losing altitude.
(USA Today - National, )

Easyjet cancels hundreds of flights as a strike by French air traffic controllers continues.
(BBC News - Business, )

Air traffic controllers in Indonesia have lost contact with an AirAsia plane with 162 people on board.
(Fox News - World, )

More than 100 flights have been cancelled as French air traffic controllers (ATCs) go on strike again.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

A strike by French air traffic controllers that caused widespread disruption to UK flights comes to an end.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

French air traffic controllers are continuing a strike for a second day, with hundreds of flights cancelled.
(BBC News - Business, )

Amid an ongoing rail strike, France's two biggest air traffic controllers' unions are calling for a six-day action.
(CNBC, )

British air traffic controllers have invented a new system that could eventually cut flight delays all over the world.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Air traffic controllers lost contact on Tuesday night with a small plane in the Haliburton area east of Bracebridge, Ont.
(The Canadian Press in CBC News - Canada, )

More than 200 flights in and out of the UK have been cancelled because of a two-day strike by French air traffic controllers.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Passengers are facing delays on the first day of an air traffic controllers' strike in France in protest against budget cuts.
(BBC News - Business, )

Thousands of Britons face holiday chaos caused by a series of eight strikes by Spanish air traffic controllers starting today.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

The plane's transponder should provide air traffic controllers on the ground with the aircraft's speed, altitude and direction.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Ryanair and Easyjet urge governments and the European Commission to take action over the strike by French air traffic controllers.
(BBC News - Business, )

A large drone has been flown within UK airspace shared by passenger jets as part of a trial run by air traffic controllers at NATS.
(BBC News - Technology, )

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing remains missing hours after losing contact with air traffic controllers.
(Julie Makinen in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

A chronic shortage of air traffic controllers will lead to widespread flight delays if left unchecked, union officials said Tuesday.
(NBC News Travel, )

The US House approves measures to ease travel delays prompted by unpaid leave for air traffic controllers as a result of budget cuts.
(BBC News - World News, )

The pilot of a Thunderbirds jet that crashed last month in Colorado Springs radioed to air traffic controllers that he was going down.
(The Denver Post - News, )

Ryanair, Aer Lingus and Easyjet cancel flights on Wednesday as a result of planned industrial action by French air traffic controllers.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Hundreds of services to and from Britain were cancelled yesterday on the first day of a six-day walkout by French air traffic controllers.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Air traffic controllers in France are due to the strike with almost half of all flights going to and from France expected to be cancelled.
(BBC News - Business, )

A bill that would end the Federal Aviation Administration’s furlough on air traffic controllers is now on its way to President Obama to sign.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Federal Aviation Administration authorities say air traffic controllers at a Houston airport averted a potential midair collision of two planes.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

AirAsia Indonesia Flight QZ8501 lost contact with air traffic controllers Sunday morning local time during a flight from Indonesia to Singapore.
(NBC News, )

Greek air traffic controllers have canceled a plan for successive 24-hour strikes next week after meeting with the country's transport minister.
(Fox News - World, )

UK travellers are among the air passengers facing disruption due to a strike by Italian air traffic controllers, with scores of flights cancelled.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Many of America's air traffic controllers suffer from chronic fatigue, potentially putting fliers at risk, according to a study conducted by NASA.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Five air traffic controllers in Spain are facing discipline for broadcasting a special message to a retiring pilot over a dedicated radio frequency.
(UPI - Odd News, )

Les Abend says threat information that pilots respond to is only as good as the intelligence from air traffic controllers and cooperating governments.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Separate investigations develop in Boston and New York City, Congress ends furloughs for air traffic controllers, and Saturn is ready for its close-up.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

A telephone glitch that caused hundreds of flight delays has been resolved although some disruption is expected to continue, air traffic controllers say.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Air traffic controllers group ATCEUC has gone back to the debating table with the European Commission over plans to centralise air traffic control in Europe.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

A leaner union contract had been imposed by the Federal Aviation Administration, and the National Air Traffic Controllers Association was not happy about it.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Computer modelling will be used to simulate traffic at the airport, allowing air traffic controllers to make quick decisions based on a range of different scenarios.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Easyjet will run "rescue" flights and may put bigger planes on busy routes to deal with the after-effects of two-day strike action by French air traffic controllers.
(BBC News - World News, )

On Monday, the first business day after budget cuts forced the furlough of air traffic controllers, the on-time performance of the nation's airlines dropped nearly 10%.
(Hugo Martin in Los Angeles Times - Money & Company, )

Travellers heading to France are being advised to check the status of their flights as the latest strike by French air traffic controllers threatens to cause disruption.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that U.S. investigators suspect a missing Malaysian jetliner flew on for four hours once it lost contact with air traffic controllers.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

The findings by the Australian Transport Bureau explain why two crucial communications systems stopped working and why air traffic controllers failed to contact the pilots.
(Daily Mail - News, )

It took 17 minutes after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared from civilian radar screens for air traffic controllers to raise concerns, according to a government report.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Thousands of travelers are facing long delays and cancellations as a strike by French air traffic controllers intensifies, wreaking havoc with flight schedules across Europe.
(CNN - Travel, )

Expect delays in air travel of up to an hour starting this weekend because of federal budget cuts that are forcing the furlough of air traffic controllers, federal officials warn.
(Hugo Martin in Los Angeles Times - Money & Company, )

Holidaymakers flying to Italy on Saturday are facing major disruption due to a strike by Italian air traffic controllers that has forced the cancellation of more than 150 flights.
(The Independent - Travel, )

As more advanced technology becomes available to air traffic controllers, airlines will be able to designate flights within their own fleets to jump the queues, it has been claimed.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Thousands of airline travelers are facing long delays and cancellations as a strike by French air traffic controllers intensifies, wreaking havoc with flight schedules across Europe.
(CNN - World Business, )

The French air traffic controllers called a two-day strike that started yesterday, and now workers at the most visited paid monument in the world have joined them in a solidarity move.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Nov. 20 (UPI) -- The FAA announced it will monitor overweight airline pilots and air traffic controllers, and check for signs of obstructive sleep apnea, to ensure they are fit for duty.
(UPI - Odd News, )

The missing Malaysia Airlines flight's last communication heard by air traffic controllers was revealed Wednesday as Malaysia defends its handling of the hunt for the missing Boeing 777.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

Malaysian authorities on Tuesday released their full transcript of the audio communications between Flight 370's cockpit and air traffic controllers before the plane disappeared March 8.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

The IndiGo Airbus A320 arriving from Mumbai was carrying 147 passengers and six crew members who were ordered to disembark when air traffic controllers informed the captain of the incident.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Air passengers travelling to and from the UK and Italy this weekend are facing major disruptions and scores of flight cancellations as air traffic controllers in Italy plan to go on strike.
(The Independent - Travel, )

Data from air traffic controllers in Rostov-on-Don appears to show an unidentified object flying at the time of the crash on 17 July and remaining in the area for 20 minutes after the crash.
(Daily Mail - News, )

British Airways, easyJet, and Ryanair are among the major airlines that have been forced to cancel routes across Europe as French air traffic controllers take part in another day of strikes.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Two Canadians are among 227 passengers and 12 crew members on board a Malaysia Airlines jet that lost contact with air traffic controllers two hours after taking off, an airline official said.
(CBC News in CBC News - World, )

After the flight crew of the American Airlines Boeing 777 told air traffic controllers of the problem, they were told to land at the nearest airport and not to continue over the Atlantic Ocean.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Typhoons from RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire, flew to Kent at supersonic speeds to dramatically halt the plane on its way to Birmingham airport after it 'caused concern' to air traffic controllers.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Travellers flying to Europe face delays of up to five hours as a strike by French air traffic controllers enters a second day - although industrial action planned for Thursday has been cancelled.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

The Federal Aviation Administration said Saturday it has suspended furloughs for air traffic controllers, after Congress pressured the Obama administration to end recent, widespread flight delays.
(Fox News - Politics, )

The Socata TBM-700 plane departed Rochester, NY this morning and according to media reports, radioed a problem to air traffic controllers that required the aircraft to descend to a lower altitude.
(Forbes - Business, )

An AirAsia Indonesia commercial flight to Singapore with 162 people on board was missing Sunday after it lost contact with air traffic controllers, according to the airline and aviation officials.
(Shashank Bengali in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

On the fourth day of sequester cuts to the ranks of air traffic controllers, airports across the country continue to be hard hit by delays caused by a shortage of controllers -- and severe weather.
(Hugo Martin in Los Angeles Times - Money & Company, )

Thousands of travelers face disruption and canceled flights Wednesday as French air traffic controllers go on strike for a second day over a European Union plan to create a single European airspace.
(CNN - World News, )

Audio recordings of the final conversations between pilots of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 and teams of air traffic controllers were published for the first time Thursday by investigators.
(NBC News Travel, )

Air traffic controllers were told one of the pilots sustained a ‘medical issue’ following the incident, which occurred shortly after take-off while the plane was just six miles west of Heathrow.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Air traffic controllers didn't realize that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was missing until 17 minutes after it disappeared from civilian radar, a preliminary report on the plane's disappearance says.
(Reuters in CBC News - World, )

Audio recordings of the final conversations between pilots of the missing Malaysian jet and teams of air traffic controllers on the ground were "edited" before they were made public, voice experts say.
(NBC News Travel, )

The European Union's plans to speed up the consolidation of its airspace have prompted a continent-wide strike of air traffic controllers that kicked off Tuesday with French workers walking off the job.
(CBC News - Business, )

Airlines cancelled scores of flights in and out of France today because of a two-day stoppage by air traffic controllers upset over work conditions and plans to raise their retirement age to 59 from 57.
(Reuters in CBC News - World, )

Airlines and passengers can breathe a sigh of relief after French air traffic controllers called off a planned two-day strike at the 11th hour that was set to cause travel chaos across Europe this week.
(The Independent - Travel, )

Air traffic controllers talked the woman through the procedure for around 90 minutes before she brought the micro-light aircraft in for an emergency landing just two miles from Seville airport on Sunday.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Thousands of travelers face disruption and canceled flights Wednesday as French air traffic controllers go on strike for a second day over a European Union plan to update rules governing European airspace.
(CNN - World Business, )

The mistake sparked panic on the ground as air traffic controllers believed that the passenger jet had been overtaken by terrorists during a domestic flight from Ho Chi Minh City to the northern town of Vinh.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

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.
(Fox News - Politics, )

A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 239 people from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing remained missing hours after it lost contact with air traffic controllers Saturday, and a search-and-rescue effort was underway, officials said.
(Julie Makinen in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Overweight U.S. pilots and air traffic controllers will soon need to be screened for sleep apnea, a condition that can cause daytime sleepiness and potentially jeopardize passenger safety, according to a new federal policy.
(CBC News - World, )

The public should expect flight delays as furloughs kick in Sunday for air traffic controllers, although the effects may be felt unevenly from airport to airport, the head of the Federal Aviation Administration said Thursday.
(Fox News - Politics, )

The FAA will be looking for problems with the lightning protection systems for airport towers, where air traffic controllers do the vital job of choreographing the landings and takeoffs of tens of thousands of flights each day.
(Fox News - Travel, )

"All right, good night" were the final words heard by air traffic controllers from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight before it vanished over the South China Sea five days ago, relatives of the passengers were told Wednesday.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

While some airline passengers endured long delays at a few East Coast airports Monday, most of the nation's flights departed without significant problems on the first work day after budget cuts hit federal air traffic controllers.
(Hugo Martin in Los Angeles Times - Money & Company, )

Automatic messages sent from EgyptAir Flight 804 indicated there was smoke in the cabin shortly before the aircraft lost contact with air traffic controllers and crashed into the Mediterranean Sea, French investigators said Saturday.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Travelers could be in for longer waits at the airport this week, after the Federal Aviation Administration imposed furloughs on air traffic controllers despite claims by some lawmakers that the agency could have complied with the sequester in other ways.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Warsaw: Poland said on Friday it would bring charges against two Russian air traffic controllers over a 2010 plane crash which killed then Polish president Lech Kaczynski, a move likely to damage bilateral relations already strained by the Ukraine crisis.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The Federal Aviation Administration said that the U.S. air traffic system will resume normal operations by Sunday evening after lawmakers rushed a bill through Congress allowing the agency to withdraw furloughs of air traffic controllers and other workers.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

Poli received harsh criticism after the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization went on strike in 1981 as President Ronald Reagan responded by dismissing 11,500 controllers in what is now viewed as a seminal moment in the decline of organized labor.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Air traffic controllers apparently did not realise the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was missing until 17 minutes after it disappeared from civilian radar, according to the preliminary report on the plane's disappearance released by Malaysia's government today.
(The Independent - World News, )

A Malaysia Airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Hong Kong Monday after a generator failed, a little more than two weeks after one of the carrier's other jets vanished from radar screens and lost contact with civilian air traffic controllers.
(Fox News - World, )

The recommendations ask the FAA to clarify air traffic controller landing clearances when multiple airports are in the vicinity and to modify air traffic control software which warns air traffic controllers when aircraft have descended below a minimum safe altitude.
(Forbes - Business, )

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