News

Japan prepares to upgrade Malawi ATC

November 30, 2016 0

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) plans to rehabilitate the Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) in Malawi arguing that the current ATC equipment does not meet international standards. JICA country representative Kazuhiko Tokuhashi said Japan is to rehabilitate ATC […]

Airports

ERA signs Mongolia's NUBIA for surface MLAT

November 30, 2016 0

ERA has been awarded a contract to deliver a surface multilateration system for the New Ulaanbaatar International airport in Mongolia. ERA in consortium with ACH Holding, a well-known Mongolian company, will supply and install a […]

Airports

Neighbour ANSPs to offer emergency cover

November 30, 2016 0

Air navigation services providers from France and Germany are to guarantee contingency cover for airports in Belgium. The three providers DSNA, DFS and Belgium’s Belgocontrol are all partners within the FABEC airspace block and have agreed […]

News

EU gives Zambia €5.6m to improve aviation

November 30, 2016 0

The European Union (EU) has given Zambia a €5.6 million grant to help the southern African nation of Zambia improve its aviation sector. The funds will help Zambia address regulatory and capacity challenges and facilitate improvements […]

Airspace

Brussels mulls U-Space drone ecosystem

November 30, 2016 0

Brussels is eyeing a new U-Space operational paradigm where the airspace needs of drones will rank alongside those of traditional commercial aircraft and space flight, writes Aimée Turner. European transport commissioner Violeta Bulc announced the […]

Operations

Routeing For Success

November 30, 2016 0

The implementation of a modernised en-route air traffic control system is not a piece of cake, but when the right ingredients are brought together, the transition phase can be a success, reports Eurocontrol. On 17 […]

Corporate

Germany's DFS unbundles commercial services

November 29, 2016 0

Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS) chief Klaus-Dieter Scheurle has told Air Traffic Management that the German air navigation service provider will target revenue growth through a new subsidiary. “The aim is to increase revenues by expanding this […]

Features

Quo Vadis?

November 29, 2016 0

Klaus-Dieter Scheurle, chief executive of DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung, mulls the direction of regulation for air traffic control in Europe Not many people believe that the ambitious goals of the SES can still be achieved following […]

CAAs/ANSPs

NATS clinches BULATSA training deal

November 29, 2016 0

The UK’s NATS has won a prestigious contract, paving the way for Bulgarian air traffic controllers to be trained at its state-of-the-art facility near Fareham in Hampshire. Initially, nine trainee controllers from the Bulgarian Air […]