CAAs/ANSPs

Ukraine ATC safety standards judged excellent

January 30, 2015 0

European air navigation safety agency Eurocontrol and industry body CANSO have together confirmed the high level of flights safety in the Ukrainian airspace and UkSATSE’s reliability as a provider. The survey was conducted within the […]

Communications

China certifies R&S IP-based voice comms

January 30, 2015 0

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has approved the Rohde & Schwarz R&S VCS-4G for the Chinese market. The IP based voice communications system serves as the core component for establishing virtual control centres […]

Airlines

NTSB repeats calls for cockpit video

January 27, 2015 0

Cockpit cameras are back on the agenda after America’s most powerful aviation safety organisation tabled the proposals before the Federal Aviation Administration. The National Transportation Safety Bureau (NTSB) has previously spoken of a ‘crash-protected image […]

Airspace

UK partnership to promote safe drone use

January 27, 2015 0

Air traffic services company NATS has signed a safety partnership agreement with ARPAS UK, the trade association that represents the operators and stakeholders within the community of small Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), or drones. […]

Airlines

US international traffic a record 197.3 million

January 27, 2015 0

International non-stop air traffic to/from the US(1) totalled 197.3 million passengers in 2014, a seven percent increase over 2013, according to offcial figures from the US National Travel & Tourism Office (NTTO). U.S. citizen travel […]

Airlines

Atlantic flies advanced airspace technology

January 27, 2015 0

Atlantic Airways, national flag carrier of the Faroes Islands, was approved by  Danish transport authorities to operate the world’s first Required Navigation Performance – Authorisation Required (RNP AR) approach with a transition to the ILS […]

Contracts

Fourth Centralised Service issued for tender

January 26, 2015 0

Eurocontrol has published a Call for Tenders for a fourth Centralised Service, the Management of Common Network Resources Service/Mode S Interrogator Code Allocation (MICA) – CS6-2. The Eurocontrol MICA service allocates geographical coverage and interoperable […]

Corporate

Part 173 certification for GroupEAD in PNG

January 23, 2015 0

AIM and navigation service provider GroupEAD has been awarded Part 173 certification for its ongoing procedure design work in Papua New Guinea. GroupEAD, through joint venture partner Airways New Zealand, has been operating in the […]

Airspace

Collaborate on airspace congestion: UAE

January 21, 2015 0

The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) is urging civil aviation authorities in the region to co-operate more to prevent airspace congestion. The congestion, which is considered to be the principal challenge facing the region’s […]