​Avinor to invest in ATM upgrade

March 31, 2016 0

Norway’s Avinor is to invest in an upgrade of its existing ATM system, and enter the iTEC alliance in collaboration with NATS Avinor’s existing technical platform was developed in the early 1990’s and, as with […]


A4E calls on EU to minimise French strike impact

March 30, 2016 0

European airline industry body A4E is urging Brussels to draft an immediate plan to minimise strike impact as French air traffic controllers plan further industrial action for at least 36 hours from tomorrow evening. The […]


IATA files formal complaint in EC probe

March 29, 2016 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has become a complainant in an investigation being conducted by the European Commission’s Directorate General for Competition (DG-COMP) into alleged abuses of dominant positions by manufacturers of aviation equipment. […]


FABEC improves city pair vertical flight efficiency

March 24, 2016 0

Experts from air navigation service providers of the FABEC Functional Airspace Block have investigated different ways to improve the vertical flight efficiency (VFE) of air traffic in European airspace. The investigation focused on the improved […]


One Vision

March 22, 2016 0

Steve Creedy meets Airservices Australia’s new chief executive Jason Harfield, a man who came up through the ranks and is now leading a significant transformation of the company as well as a cutting-edge merger of […]


Death toll rises in Brussels airport, metro attacks

March 22, 2016 0

Two explosions have been detonated in the departures area of Brussels International airport at Zaventem at around 08.00 local time (07.00 UTC) killing many, according to news reports. Two bomb packages went off in the […]


Conflict zones task force issues report

March 17, 2016 0

The European High Level Task Force on Conflict Zones has handed over its final report to the European Commission. In the aftermath of the tragic downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine, the report […]


Laser-based tracker touted for UAV work

March 16, 2016 0

A ground-breaking tracking system called HYPERION based on eye-safe lasers could enable aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and even orbiting satellites to transmit vital data to ground stations more securely, quickly and efficiently. Sign up […]


Airservices appoints Harfield as new CEO

March 16, 2016 0

The Board of Airservices Australia has appointed Jason Harfield as the new chief executive officer of Airservices Australia following an extensive international executive search. Harfield has been acting CEO since August 2015 and brings over […]


Gatwick contracts bespoke MET services

March 16, 2016 0

The British Met Office is to provide a team of on-site meteorologists year-round at Gatwick Airport, the busiest single runway airport in the world. Under the new five-year partnership, a team of Met Office meteorologists […]