News

Air traffic controllers to strike October 4-5

September 30, 2011 0

Air traffic controllers have decided to take part in a 24-hour civil servants’ strike starting on Tuesday October 4. Unless the action is reversed by a court, it will mean that no flights will depart […]

CAAs/ANSPs

NATS and Ferrovial to run Spanish airport services

September 30, 2011 0

UK air navigation services provider NATS, together with Spanish partner Ferrovial have been awarded a contract to provide air traffic control services at Alicante, Valencia, Ibiza, Sabadell, Sevilla, Jerez, Melilla, Madrid Cuatro Vientos, Vigo and […]

Corporate

Thales acquires 100% stake in Omnisys

September 30, 2011 0

Thales has now acquired the entire share capital of Omnisys, a Brazilian company headquartered in São Bernardo do Campo, near São Paulo. The Brazilian company serves key market segments including air traffic control radars, weather […]

Training and Simulation

Flatirons Solutions awarded FAA airspace capacity study project

September 30, 2011 0

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded the remaining phases of its critical Airspace Capacity Study to Flatirons Solutions. Flatirons Solutions provides expert consulting, systems integration, systems and software engineering, and programme management services to […]

News

CSSI wins FAA airspace redesign contract

September 30, 2011 0

CSSI, a technical and engineering services company headquartered in Washington DC, has won a contract from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to support airspace redesign activities at large metroplexes throughout the United States. The contract, […]

Avionics

Partner for progress on PBN implementation: CANSO

September 30, 2011 0

CANSO Director General Graham Lake has called on aviation stakeholders to “partner for progress” and expedite the implementation of performance-based navigation (PBN). In his keynote speech during the PBN Summit, hosted by GE Aviation´s PBN […]

News

INDRA to equip Kuwait with digital comms system

September 29, 2011 0

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation of Kuwait has awarded Indra the implementation of an advanced controller-pilot data link communication system in Kuwait city airport. This contract joins a project awarded last year to modernise […]

News

Air traffic control data on eBay: C4 News

September 29, 2011 0

Passwords and data from a UK air traffic control centre have been found on second-hand computer kit for sale on eBay, Channel 4 News reveals, as experts warn the information could be used by hackers. […]

Airports

London Heathrow delivers update on winter resilience

September 29, 2011 0

London Heathrow Airport has published a Winter Resilience Programme Update detailing the progress being made to ensure the airport is better prepared in the event of extreme winter weather. Following the severe weather of December […]

Airlines

Atlantic Airways pioneers new navigation technology

September 29, 2011 0

Atlantic Airways, the national carrier of the Faroe Islands, will pioneer cutting-edge navigation technology to improve service reliability when it introduces the Airbus A319 to its fleet next year. The airline chose Quovadis, the Airbus […]