Flight controllers consider labour dispute


Austro Control works council chiefs have promised that air traffic will not be affected by assemblies today (Mon). After having initially warned of potential disruptions, a spokesman said yesterday that the planned meetings of employees of the Austrian air traffic management authority – which suffered a loss of 1.54 million Euros in 2009 – will […]

No charges over out-of-control balloon

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Prosecutors decided to abandon investigations against a young man whose zeppelin-like aircraft travelled across Europe without permission. The art student lost control of the balloon during a presentation in Linz, Upper Austria, last May. The 40-metre long aircraft reached an altitude of over 14,000 metres when it flew across the Austrian-Slovenian border. It was spotted […]