News

IAA trials Ireland’s first remote ATC system

June 30, 2016 0

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has successfully commenced a number of trials using SAAB engineered remote tower technology to provide air traffic control services for Cork and Shannon airports from Dublin. “As part of our […]

Corporate

LFV, SAAB to launch remote tower business

June 30, 2016 0

Saab and Sweden’s LFV are to establish a new company, Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions. The new company will market, sell, develop and operate products and services for remote air traffic control. Saab will be […]

Communications

Inmarsat’s SBB-Safety selected by Airbus

June 30, 2016 0

Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S) service has been selected by Airbus as a cockpit communications solution for the A320 and A330 aircraft families. In a landmark agreement, SB-S will feature in the Airbus A320 single-aisle and A330 […]

Airlines

European airlines issue call to action on strikes

June 28, 2016 0

The airline chiefs of some of Europe’s largest carriers have issued a call for action to reduce the impact of air traffic controllers’ strikes on Europe’s economy. A4E members account for more than half of […]

Airlines

Five years of ATC strikes cost Europe €9.5 billion

June 28, 2016 0

European airlines association A4E has published a new study on the economic impact of air traffic control strikes in Europe during its first CEO Summit on air mobility and prosperity in Brussels. The analysis compiled […]

People

Airways Ed Sims elected CANSO Chair

June 27, 2016 0

Ed Sims, CEO of Airways New Zealand, has been elected as its chairman of the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO). Over 220 delegates from the air traffic management industry met in Vancouver, Canada, for […]

Innovation

Slovenia, Eurocontrol end ADaaS shadow ops

June 27, 2016 0

Shadow operations of live air traffic under the responsibility of Ljubljana area control centre have successfully been conducted at Slovenia Control, using the remote data provided by the operational ATM system at Eurocontrol’s Maastricht Upper […]

Innovation

US opens test lab to streamline air travel

June 24, 2016 0

A new airspace technology demonstration – part of a five-year test project aimed to streamline the arrival and departure of aircraft and improve surface operations – has been officially opened at Charlotte Douglas International Airport […]

SESAR

Brexit fallout for Single Sky remains unclear

June 24, 2016 0

The industry fallout caused by the Brexit vote of the United Kingdom to leave the European Union will take some time to become clear but what is emerging is a determination by the architects of […]