SESAR

Borealis to receive further European funding

July 29, 2016 0

The Borealis Alliance has been awarded considerable financial support to continue its work to deliver Free Route Airspace across Northern Europe by 2021. The funding of €63.2 million has been granted to support the ongoing […]

Innovation

New era for air traffic control at Prestwick

July 29, 2016 0

Following hundreds of hours of testing and fine tuning, a state of the art new air traffic control system has entered full operational service at Scotland’s Prestwick Control Centre. The system – called iTEC – […]

Single European Sky

Poland, Lithuania commit to iTEC Alliance

July 28, 2016 0

Air navigation service providers PANSA (Poland) and Oro Navigacija SE (Lithuania) have signed contracts with Indra for the deployment of  iTEC last-generation air traffic management systems. Magdalena Jaworska, president of PANSA and Algimantas Raščius, general […]

Airports

London City Airport gets expansion go ahead

July 28, 2016 0

The British Government has given the go-ahead for a £344 million expansion plan for London City Airport. The announcement was made on July 27 by Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, Transport Secretary Chris Grayling […]

UAS/Drones

Global UTM association elects first directors

July 28, 2016 0

The newly founded Global UTM Association has elected its first board of directors. The board is composed of nine members: Jonathan Evans (Skyward) as president, Christian Struwe (DJI) as vice president, Lorenzo Murzili (Swiss FOCA) […]

Training and Simulation

ANZ, Aviation Australia launch training centre

July 27, 2016 0

Airways New Zealand and Aviation Australia are to open a purpose-built air traffic control training centre for international students in Brisbane. The joint venture is the first move under a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) […]

Airspace

Airbus, Dedrone join forces against illegal drones

July 27, 2016 0

 Airbus DS Electronics and Border Security (EBS) and US-based Dedrone are to combine their skills to develop defence systems that can reliably detect and defend against the unauthorised entry of small drones in critical airspace. “All over the […]

Airspace

Amazon eyes UK as drone delivery testbed

July 26, 2016 0

US-based retail giant Amazon is to partner with the British aviation authority to trial a new delivery system that uses drones. The British Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) will allow Amazon to explore three different areas of its Prime Air drone […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Borsa Italiana welcomes ENAV To MTA

July 26, 2016 0

The Italian Stock Market today welcomed the Italian air navigation service provider ENAV to the Main Market (MTA). ENAV raised €759 million at the time of initial public offering IPO, with a free-float of 42.5 per cent, […]