FAA yesterday said it has saved $1.4 million in overtime expenses and achieved a 75% reduction in operational errors at the troubled New York Terminal Radar Approach Control facility since reasserting authority over scheduling practices and taking a more hands-on management approach there (ATWOnline, June 3, 2005). Under an "ill-advised" agreement dating back to the late 1990s, the local chapter of the National Air Traffic Controllers Assn. previously performed scheduling, according to ...

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