Environment

Airbus, Indonesia team on environment

September 30, 2016 0

Airbus and the Indonesian Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) have launched a long-term partnership to reduce the impact of aviation on the environment. The agreement was signed during the ICAO World Aviation Forum on […]

Airports

DLR tests low-noise approaches at Frankfurt

September 30, 2016 0

To help pilots produce the lowest possible noise level in complex manoeuvres during the approach phase, the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) has developed the Low Noise Augmentation System (LNAS) […]

Surveillance

DFS deploys COMSOFT Solutions’ SDDS-NG

September 30, 2016 0

The deployment of the SDDS-NG network throughout Germany is well on schedule with the first nodes in Munich now transitioned to operational service Comsoft Solutions’ state-of-the-art Surveillance Data Distribution System (SDDS-NG) is being deployed for […]

Communications

New Motorola digital radio for London Gatwick

September 29, 2016 0

Motorola Solutions is launching its MOTOTRBO Capacity Max system at London Gatwick airport in the south of England, alongside authorised channel partner Servicom. The state-of-the-art system will bring enhanced voice and data communications to 1,300 […]

Airlines

Washington Dulles datacomm goes live

September 28, 2016 0

Data communications are now operational at Washington Dulles International airport. “There is tremendous benefit in this change in the way pilots and air traffic controllers communicate,” said Jim Eck, assistant administrator for NextGen. “Data Comm […]

Corporate

ENAV delivers margins boost on traffic growth

September 28, 2016 0

Italy’s ENAV, the only air navigation service provider to be quoted on a stock exchange, has posted an upbeat set of results following its July flotation. “The results of the first six months of the year confirm […]

Airports

Nokia launches Space 23 airport drone trial

September 28, 2016 0

Nokia is to use Space 53, Europe’s first dedicated testing facility for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) at Twente Airport, near Enschede in the Netherlands to develop and trial its UAV Traffic Management (UTM) system using […]

Airports

Nice, Dallas, Delhi claim 100% carbon neutrality

September 28, 2016 0

Dallas Fort Worth International airport has become North America’s first carbon neutral airport together with Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport which has become the first in the Asia-Pacific. At its latest general assembly Airports Council International released […]

Operations

Russia, China seal ATM optimisation deal

September 28, 2016 0

Russia’s air navigation service provider State ATM Corporation has signed a protocol with its Chinese counterpart to harmonise their respective systems to support aircraft flying across state borders. Federal air transport agency Rosaviatsiya said the provider had held discussions at […]