International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers Assns. said "numerous warning signs, multiple risks and relevant safety reports were ignored" by the Brazilian government prior to last week's TAM A320 crash at Sao Paolo Congonhas (ATWOnline, July 23) and that air safety in Brazil "is currently compromised and is a danger to the traveling public." Citing ongoing ATC problems leading to extensive flight delays and cancellations, IFATCA President Marc Baumgartner yesterday encouraged ...

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