News

FAA bill is delayed, not dead – Reuters

February 29, 2016 0

US House Republicans on Friday insisted that a six-year bill to fund the Federal Aviation Administration and privatise the nation’s air traffic control had not been killed despite a decision to move forward instead with […]

Navigation

Next Galileo satellites due for May launch

February 26, 2016 0

Another pair of Galileo navigation satellites is scheduled for launch by Soyuz rocket in May, ahead of a quartet on an Ariane 5 in the autumn, bringing the Galileo system a step closer to operational […]

CAAs/ANSPs

UK-Ireland FAB completes dynamic sector trial

February 26, 2016 0

The UK-Ireland Functional Airspace Block (FAB) has successfully concluded a trial of the SESAR concept of dynamic sectorisation – the tactical switching of air traffic services between providers, proving a key concept for the next […]

Avionics

GroupEAD secures ICAO recognition

February 25, 2016 0

 Global aeronautical information management specialist GroupEAD has been recognised by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) for Instrument Flight Procedure design, one of only seven companies worldwide to receive this honour. The certified provider of aeronautical […]

CAAs/ANSPs

ATNS, Namibia align on ATM technology

February 25, 2016 0

South Africa’s Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) has signed an important air traffic management contract with the Namibian Directorate of Civil Aviation (NDCA). In terms of the agreement, ATNS will provide expertise and knowledge […]

CAAs/ANSPs

OneSKY Australia takes next step

February 25, 2016 0

Australia’s unified air traffic management system has taken another step forward with the signing of a contract with Thales Australia for advanced work on software design assurance for Australia’s future air traffic management system. Airservices […]

CAAs/ANSPs

EU, China launch €10m aviation partner project

February 24, 2016 0

A new chapter in EU-China aviation relations started today, with the official launch of the EU-China Aviation Partnership Project (APP). The five-year, €10 million project, managed by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and partners, […]

SESAR CEO Survey 2016

Regulation

February 24, 2016 0

In the SESAR CEO Survey 2016 Air Traffic Management magazine has comprehensively surveyed the senior leadership within the European industry on SESAR deployment and the prospects for success. SESAR represents a huge change to the […]