Airlines

Boeing forecasts huge airline pilot demand

August 30, 2013 0

Boeing projects the commercial aviation industry will need more than one million new pilots and technicians to support the expanding demand for new airplane deliveries over the next two decades. Projected pilot demand is increasing […]

Airlines

Airservices, Emirates reduce enviro impact

August 30, 2013 1

Airservices will play an integral role to demonstrate air traffic management by assisting Emirates to conduct a flight through Australian airspace as part of a demonstration on how improved air traffic management can reduce the […]

Avionics

Jeppesen teams on navigation solution

August 29, 2013 0

Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Digital Aviation, has signed a five year agreement with Russian aviation research centre GosNIIAS. Through the agreement, GosNIIAS will test and evaluate integration of a comprehensive, prototype Jeppesen navigation information […]

Airports

Dubai traffic rises 6.1% in July

August 29, 2013 0

Passenger traffic at Dubai International, the world’s second busiest airport for international passengers, rose 6.1% in July, according to a traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports. Passenger traffic in July reached 5,310,361, an increase […]

CAAs/ANSPs

UK taps Selex for 4G radar defence

August 28, 2013 0

Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, has completed phase one of a project to upgrade more than half of the UK’s air traffic management S-band radars to protect them from potential disruptions caused by the 4G […]

Innovation

Ultrasonic wind sensor for cold climates

August 28, 2013 0

Vaisala has released its WINDCAP Ultrasonic Wind Sensor WMT700, which now includes an option for full-body heating of the unit for monitoring wind conditions in extremely cold climates with heavy snow and ice conditions. Vaisala’s […]

CAAs/ANSPs

NATS to offer UAE air traffic design

August 28, 2013 0

NATS has received approval from the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) to operate as an Instrument Flight Procedure Design organisation. The IFP service certificate (IFP007) was awarded to NATS following a successful assessment against […]

Airports

HITT A-SMGCS operational at Ho Chi Minh

August 28, 2013 0

Vietnam Air Traffic Management Corporation (VATMC), the air navigation service provider (ANSP) for Vietnam, has commissioned its HITT A3000 Advanced – Surface Movement Guidance and Control System (A-SMGCS) at Tan Son Nhat (Ho Chi Minh […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Airways NZ posts healthy profits

August 28, 2013 0

Airways, the country’s air traffic controller, achieved a strong net operating profit after tax (NOPAT) of $21.7 million in the year to June 2013, against a backdrop of flat volumes, a major internal transformation project […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Macedonia selects Comsoft flight plan converter

August 26, 2013 0

The Air Navigation Service Provider of Macedonia, M-NAV, has joined the long list of ANSPs selecting COMSOFT’s AIDA-FPL Converter, in order to allow the two-way conversion of old to new flight plan formats, and vice […]