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Qantas refused to let its aircraft use Perth Airport for three hours on Friday night because AirServices Australia couldn’t muster enough staff to provide air traffic control in the area, writes <b>Ben Sandilands</b>.

Air traffic out of control

Qantas refused to let its aircraft use Perth Airport for three hours on Friday night because AirServices Australia couldn’t muster enough staff to provide air traffic control in the area, writes Ben Sandilands.

The issue of fatigue in air traffic control appears is pushing way past the levels that pilots have recently complained about to a point where an urgent attention seems called for from whomever becomes Minister for Transport after the poll, writes Ben Sandilands.

Intimidation and exhaustion dog air traffic controllers

The issue of fatigue in air traffic control appears is pushing way past the levels that pilots have recently complained about to a point where an urgent attention seems called for from whomever becomes Minister for Transport after the poll, writes Ben Sandilands.

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