Anxious airlines who fly into the UK were told last week that a much delayed air traffic control center at Swanwick in Hampshire is still keeping to its latest schedule and an announcement on an opening date will be made later in the year. Officials at National Air Traffic Services, a subsidiary of the Civil Aviation Authority, insist that contractors Lockheed Martin will hand over the software in November. Critics claim that the 1.8 million lines of code are still full of bugs.
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