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U.S Airlines: Improving air safety

U.S. airlines did not have a single fatality in 2010. It was the third time in the past four years there were no deaths, enduring a dramatic tendency toward safer skies. Years without deaths have occurred sporadically since the dawn of the jet age, but never have so many occurred in so short a period, according to an analysis of …

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Several U.S. airports to get new runway safety

Following a summer of numerous accidents, some taking place on the runway, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has decided to take action. By January of next year 15 major U.S. airports will receive a state-of-the-art runway safety system. Called Airport Surface Detection Equipment Model X, the system helps air traffic controllers avoid possible collisions by combining information from a range …

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