US National Transportation Safety Board member Mark Rosekind announced on-the-job naps should be considered as part of a plan to address fatigue by air traffic controllers, pilots and others who work overnight shifts (AP, 25-Apr-2011). Mr Rosekind is a fatigue expert who formerly worked for NASA and directed a sleep research centre at Stanford University. He claims short naps refresh workers suffering fatigue and help them remain alert while on duty.
NTSB member wants on-the-job naps considered
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CAPA Americas Aviation Summit – navigating uncertainty in the era of Trump and changing tides
Aviation industry leaders and stakeholders will debate the shape of aviation in the Americas in a post Trump world. There is only one event in North America this year offering great insights into new trends and challenges emerging from the new US presidential administration and the churning global aviation markets. This takes place at the annual CAPA Americas Aviation Summit, to be held in Orlando, Florida on 4/5-April-2017.
The next few years for aviation in the Americas are filled with uncertainties, ranging from potential fallout from President Trump’s trade and travel policies to Brexit and the future shape and direction of US-China aviation relations.
“Information is the resolution of uncertainty” - Claude Shannon. Don’t miss this opportunity to gather crucial intelligence necessary for shaping the Americas aviation industry during the next decade.
Highlights from the comprehensive summit include: