Corporate

INEA offers €400 million for SESAR deployment

October 25, 2016 0

The Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) has now launched the 2016 CEF Transport Calls for Proposals which includes a budget of €400 million to support SESAR deployment. The amount is split into a general (€300 […]

Airlines

Jeppesen releases enhanced SID, STAR charts

October 25, 2016 0

Jeppesen has enhanced its SID (standard instrument departure) and STAR (standard terminal arrival route) charts to increase situational awareness and reduce ‘head-down’ time while referencing chart information. “Over the past two years, we have teamed […]

Contracts

CentrAm taps Thales precision tech 

October 25, 2016 0

Thales has received a contract from the Corporacion Centroamericana de Servicio de Navegacion Aerea (COCESNA) to provide two Instrument Landing Systems with Distance Measuring Equipment (ILS/DME) for La Aurora International Airport, Guatemala, and El Salvador […]

Communications

Harris to modernise Indonesian ACC

October 24, 2016 0

Harris Corporation has been awarded a contract to modernise critical air traffic control (ATC) communications at the Area Control Centre (ACC) in Makassar, Indonesia. Harris will supply the latest version of its Liberty-STAR Voice Communication […]

Innovation

Wake-based procedure boosts Dubai capacity

October 24, 2016 0

Dubai Air Navigation Services (DANS) has successfully implemented the innovative Approach Peak Offload (APO) procedure that has led to an increase from 33.2 to 34.8 in average air traffic movements for arrivals during peak hours, […]

Innovation

NASA conducts ‘out of sight’ drone tests

October 24, 2016 0

A team from NASA’s Ames Research Center on October 19 flew four uncrewed aircraft – commonly called drones – at Reno-Stead Airport in Reno, Nevada, in a bid to safely integrate drones into the national airspace. […]

Airlines

Inmarsat, SITAONAIR to team on cockpit comms

October 24, 2016 0

Inmarsat has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to appoint SITAONAIR as a distribution partner for its next generation SwiftBroadband-Safety aviation service. A pre-agreement between the two companies has outlined the intention for SITAONAIR to […]

Contracts

Engility clinches $369m US contract 

October 24, 2016 0

The US Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Volpe National Transportation Systems Center has awarded Engility a $369 million contract to provide engineering and technical services as well as financial and programme management supporting the modernisation of the […]

Innovation

Metron introduces Harmony Horizon

October 24, 2016 0

Metron Aviation is introducing its latest air traffic flow management (ATFM) product, Harmony Horizon in a bid to provide improved situational awareness and increased predictability of traffic demands worldwide. Harmony Horizon is the latest evolution to […]

Surveillance

Satellite-based tracking on the way for NZ

October 24, 2016 0

Airways New Zealand has secured a supplier of ground infrastructure for its Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS–B) network, a satellite-supported system designed to replace radar as New Zealand’s main aircraft tracking technology. “The network […]