Airlines

NetJets Europe taps AMA for data streaming

March 28, 2012 0

AeroMechanical Services is to supply NetJets Europe with its Automated Flight Information Reporting System (AFIRS) for 30 Hawker Beechcraft 750/800XP aircraft. NetJets – the largest business jet operator in Europe – has engaged in a […]

Avionics

Pro Line Fusion synthetics make bizav debut

March 28, 2012 1

Rockwell Collins’ Pro Line Fusion advanced integrated avionics system – complete with synthetic vision – has entered into service as part of Bombardier’s Vision Flight Deck on Global aircraft. The system integrates and displays essential […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Huerta nominated FAA chief

March 28, 2012 0

Michael Huerta, who became the acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration following the arrest of the agency’s leader on drunk driving charges, has been nominated as its new chief. The White House said yesterday […]

Environment

US airlines drop carbon tax lawsuit

March 28, 2012 0

US airlines group Airlines for America (A4A) has dropped its legal action challenging Europe’s right to charge airlines flying in and out of its airports for carbon emissions. The private action against the European Union […]

Avionics

Unmanned ADS-B first for NASA

March 27, 2012 0

NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center has flown an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) equipped with Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast, or ADS-B, for the first time in an effort to overcome the technical barriers to safe operations in […]

Airlines

Fast-track NextGen mandates 'misguided'

March 27, 2012 0

The attempt by US Congress to speed up ADS-B ‘in’ looks like a ‘classic unfunded mandate, imposing costs far in excess of benefits’, according to Air Traffic Management columnist Bob Poole. Writing in his latest […]

Avionics

LDRA avionics experts offer fixed price solution

March 27, 2012 0

LDRA Certification Services (LCS), a division of LDRA, is launching a fully compliant FAA/EASA certification service for the avionics industry. This offering brings together a team of certification industry experts who are accredited across all […]

Airports

Africa’s NAFISAT back-up becomes reality

March 27, 2012 2

South Africa’s air navigation service provider ATNS has inaugurated the NAFISAT master back-up terminal. The new Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) is capable of providing monitoring and timing functions for the NAFISAT and SADC/2 VSAT […]

Airports

Helsinki receives €15m upgrade

March 26, 2012 0

Finavia has launched a massive €15 million renovation programme of Helsinki Airport during the spring and summer which includes a substantial re-paving of the airport’s traffic areas The Finnish air navigation services provider said the […]

People

Sharif appointed to CANSO leadership role

March 26, 2012 0

Samantha Sharif has been appointed interim director-general of CANSO, the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation. Sharif has served as director of industry affairs for five years and in her new position, will work closely with […]