Innovation

Snowflake debuts ATM Viewer

October 2, 2012 0

Snowflake Software, specialists in data exchange solutions, has launched its free to download ATM Viewer for AIXM data. The ATM Viewer enables users to visualise and interact with AIXM data mapped to a virtual globe […]

Communications

ATALIS aids ICAO flight plan changes

October 2, 2012 0

ATALIS is one of the first Aeronautical Information Management (AIM) systems to be ready for the ICAO new Flight Plan format for airlines. ICAO flight planning modifications for 2012 are designed to meet the needs […]

CAAs/ANSPs

IATA's Poole to head CANSO

October 2, 2012 0

Jeff Poole will assume the role of Director General of the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO) from January 1. In his present role as IATA Director, Government and Industry Affairs since May 2011, Jeff […]

Airports

ITT Exelis noise tracking for Greater Orlando

October 1, 2012 0

The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) has entered into an agreement with ITT Exelis to upgrade its noise and flight tracking systems with Symphony® EnvironmentalVue Virtual Noise Monitors (VNMs) and a real-time NextGen data feed. […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Brazil upgrades with Sita weather system

October 1, 2012 0

The Departamento de Controle do Espaço Aéreo (DECEA), Brazil’s air navigation service provider, is upgrading its technology ahead of the FIFA World Cup in 2014 and the Olympic Games in 2016. The latest improvement is […]

Airlines

European flying limits law passes next stage

October 1, 2012 0

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) today issued its final opinion on pilot’s flight and duty time limitation (FTL), which will harmonise the current patchwork of rules dominated by national regulations. The Association of European […]

Corporate

Details emerge on EADS, BAE Systems tie up

October 1, 2012 0

France and Germany are reported to have agreed to negotiate with the United Kingdom to both secure nine per cent stakes in a merged EADS-BAE aerospace giant, Germany’s Der Spiegel reported on Sunday. “Berlin and […]

Airlines

Low cost carriers face Middle East challenge

October 1, 2012 0

The Middle East’s low-fare sector has demonstrated a dramatic pace of growth in the last decade which shows no signs of abating, according to airline schedule data business OAG. Read More Middle East ATM News […]

Airports

New system targets runway overruns

October 1, 2012 0

Aviation Safety Technologies and its SafeLand safety technology is being tested by four carriers including American and Delta to keep airliners from rolling off slippery runways. The business has developed a system to provide pilots with […]