CAAs/ANSPs

Indra to equip Oman control centres

May 31, 2012 0

Indra will implement its new and recently-developed air traffic control station at the Muscat and Salalah air traffic control centres in the Sultanate of Oman. The delivery of these consoles forms part of the contract […]

Airspace

FABEC to support Olympics traffic flow

May 31, 2012 0

FABEC air navigation service providers (ANSPs) are actively working to minimise air traffic delays caused by congestion during the Olympic. Air traffic to and from London’s airports will significantly increase between 27 July and 12 […]

Innovation

FAA green lights Virgin Galactic flight

May 31, 2012 0

Virgin Galactic’s vehicle developer Scaled Composites has been granted an experimental launch permit from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its suborbital spacecraft, SpaceshipTwo, and the carrier aircraft, WhiteKnightTwo. “This important milestone enables our team […]

Navigation

Augmentation market worth +$6bn: ATC Global

May 30, 2012 0

ATC Global’s new market intelligence report reveals a $6 billion price tag on the emerging global market for GBAS and SBAS systems. With a new generation of air traffic management (ATM) systems being planned and […]

Airports

Embry-Riddle taps Exelis flight-tracking data

May 30, 2012 0

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and ITT Exelis have entered into a licensing agreement for Exelis to provide its real-time, integrated Next Generation flight-tracking data for the university’s academic research and analysis. “The agreement with Exelis permits Embry-Riddle’s faculty, […]

Airports

Heathrow becomes 5th CDM airport

May 30, 2012 0

London Heathrow becomes the fifth airport in Europe to implement Airport Collaborative Decision Making (A-CDM), after Munich, Brussels, Frankfurt and Paris Charles de Gaulle. The A-CDM trials between Heathrow Airport and the Network Manager Operations […]

CAAs/ANSPs

FAA to be grilled on NextGen consolidation plan

May 30, 2012 0

A Congressional hearing tomorrow will examine the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) need and efforts to consolidate air traffic control facilities to provide long-term cost savings and help US aviation transition to the NextGen air traffic […]

Contracts

ENAV wins Kenya and Romania contracts

May 30, 2012 0

Italy’s ANSP ENAVcontinues its expansion into foreign markets with two new international tenders in Kenya and Romania for flight inspections services. The two €1m+ contracts to validate and calibrate radio signals of air navigation systems […]

Avionics

Dlink+ w/CPDLC secures EASA STC

May 30, 2012 0

Spectralux Avionics’s Dlink+ w/CPDLC system has received its first EASA STC certification. The Dlink+ w/CPDLC system provides flight crews with the capability to send and receive both CPDLC and Aircraft Communication Addressing and Reporting System […]

Airports

Thales TopSky goes live in Bahrain

May 30, 2012 0

Thales has delivered a completely new ATM solution to the Bahrain Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA). The Thales TopSky-ATC, one of the world’s most advanced air traffic management solutions, went operational on 26 March. The project […]