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Stormy Weather

October 31, 2016 0

Satellite engineers have been puzzling over why GPS navigation systems on low-orbiting satellites like the European Space Agency’s Swarm sometimes black out when they fly over the equator between Africa and South America. Thanks to […]

Airlines

Etihad taps NATS expertise at Abu Dhabi

October 31, 2016 0

UAE national carrier Etihad is working with air traffic management specialists, NATS, to help deliver operational enhancements across its network, and improve the way the airline works with air traffic control providers and airport operators […]

News

South Korea records spike in traffic

October 31, 2016 0

South Korea’s air traffic soared from a year earlier in the third quarter on a sharp increase in international flights, the South Korean Herald reports. In the July-September period, the country’s overall air traffic came […]

Contracts

DFS, LVNL, Indra team on future technology

October 31, 2016 0

Germany’s DFS and its Dutch air navigation service counterpart LVNL are teaming up with technology supplier Indra to develop air traffic management systems known as iCAS (iTEC Centre Automation System) at control centres in Germany and […]

Communications

Jotron completes Hungary's radio renewal

October 28, 2016 0

Jotron has completed the third and final phase of HungaroControl’s comprehensive three phase radio upgrade programme. Jotron started working on the project in 2011 and since then, has been the prime contractor on the modernisation […]

Corporate

Thales acquires software expert AvioVision

October 27, 2016 0

Thales has acquired AvioVision one of Europe’s most innovative software and services providers to the aviation industry With the acquisition of AvioVision, Thales will be able to extend its Electronic Flight Bag offer  ranging from […]

Communications

Inmarsat expands Rockwell Collins alliance

October 26, 2016 0

Inmarsat and Rockwell Collins are to expand their strategic relationship to include the new SwiftBroadband-Safety service for cockpit and aircraft operations. Rockwell Collins is a long-time provider of Inmarsat’s Classic Aero safety service as part of its […]

Corporate

Denmark's Integra eyes CNS services

October 26, 2016 0

Danish company Integra Holding has purchased a majority holding in the German CNS-services and air navigation system company BAN 2000. This acquisition is part of a growth strategy aiming at strengthening Integra Holding’s position within air […]

Contracts

COMSOFT Solutions for SMATSA AMHS, ARTAS

October 26, 2016 0

Comsoft Solutions is providing enhanced functionality, reliability and performance with the upgrade of AMHS and Eurocontrol’s ARTAS Tracker for Serbia and Montenegro. Serbia and Montenegro Air Traffic Services (SMATSA) will upgrade their current AMHS solution and ARTAS […]

Airports

UK opts for Heathrow in growth bid

October 25, 2016 0

The British Government has signalled it wants to expand UK airport capacity through building a third runway at London Heathrow but questions remain over the speed with which the massive infrastructure project could take place. […]