Hamid Ghaffari

Regional VP of the Natonal Air Traffic Controllers Association

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Hamid Ghaffari on KCRW

Today's  New York Post  reports the  Department of
Transportation  has launched an investigation into a spike of near-collisions in
the air over JFK, Newark and La Guardia airports. …

Mid-Air Near-Collisions Are a New Worry for FAA, Travelers

Today's New York Post reports the Department of Transportation has launched an investigation into a spike of near-collisions in the air over JFK, Newark and La Guardia airports. …

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