CAAs/ANSPs

Europe satisfied with drone privacy safeguards

November 28, 2014 0

A Brussels probe into the social impact of widespread drone use is satisfied that today’s rules governing privacy, data protection and ethics is sufficiently robust to safeguard the public. The European Commission commissioned two studies […]

Innovation

Aveillant pioneers win industry accolade

November 28, 2014 0

Aveillant’s innovative holographic radar which is real-time, 3D spectrum efficient has won a UK engineering and technology (IET) award. The innovation means that two key issues for aviation surveillance are eliminated; firstly the amount of […]

Airports

New runway tech at Newcastle International

November 27, 2014 0

Newcastle International Airport is the first airport in the UK to achieve Category III status for the use of forward scatter meter runway visual range equipment. Airport landing equipment is ranked dependent on the level […]

Airlines

WSI predictive analytics to minimise disruption

November 27, 2014 0

WSI Corporation has enhanced its Fusion flight operations platform with some new airport and flight monitoring features in its Predictive Analytics Package. These provide a proactive and comprehensive snapshot of current conditions, allowing aircraft operators […]

Airports

Detroit improves airfield ops with Exelis

November 27, 2014 0

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) has selected Exelis to deploy a comprehensive package of airport situational awareness, decision-support and operations management solutions. Exelis will deliver its Symphony suite of integrated applications to DTW. Symphony […]

Airlines

PASSUR, INFORM to work on turn solutions

November 27, 2014 0

PASSUR Aerospace and INFORM plan to integrate their existing solutions for airline and airport turn management and hub control into a new offering. The companies have begun to connect their software and data for a […]

Communications

Inmarsat, ESA sign Iris Precursor partnership

November 26, 2014 0

Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband Safety service is to play an integral part in the future European air traffic management (ATM) infrastructure. Inmarsat has signed a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) for the Iris Precursor partnership […]

Airlines

Inmarsat awards Iris security work to CGI

November 26, 2014 0

IT giant CGI has been awarded the contract by British satellite business Inmarsat to develop the safety and security of future ‘Iris Precursor’ data communications between the pilot and air traffic controllers within European airspace. […]

Communications

Space Odyssey

November 26, 2014 0

Managing the forecast boom in air traffic safely while driving down costs is driving Europe to adopt satellite-based data exchange. Aimée Turner examines how Europe will launch its efforts here with a multi-mode commercial rather […]

Airlines

Chinese eye Honeywell, Safran electric taxi

November 26, 2014 0

Honeywell and Safran have teamed with China Aviation Energy & Emission Solutions to evaluate the benefits of the partners’ EGTS electric taxiing solution for Chinese airlines and airports and its potential deployment in the People’s […]