An “information report” by a French senator is blaming the country’s air traffic control (ATC) for disproportionate flight delays in Europe, citing obsolete equipment, inadequate human resource management and frequent strikes. Sen. Vincent Capo-Canellas pointed to “the obsolescence of [French] ATC systems,” asserting that while they do not pose a safety risk, they cause “numerous delays” and account for France being singled out as “a blocking ...

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