So how was it for you?

Moorcroft, Philip
October 2006
Air Traffic Management;Fall2006, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p4
Trade Publication
The article provides an overview of the differences between air traffic control in the early 1990s and 2006. It is observed that most experts are unable to predict the future. The second observation is that very little has changed. The primary focus of air traffic management on safety has resulted in an environment which is slow to change.


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