Aireon deployment passes midway point

December 23, 2017 0

Aireon announced today the successful fourth launch and deployment of its space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) payloads hosted onboard the Iridium® NEXT satellite constellation. At 5:27 PM PST, a flight-proven SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted […]


ANZ selects Frequentis digital tower solution

December 21, 2017 0

Airways New Zealand has selected Frequentis to provide a digital air traffic control tower demonstration to show how the safety and efficiency of airport operations could be enhanced. The system will be supported by additional […]


DSNA taps Saab, CS Group consortium

December 18, 2017 0

DSNA, France’s air navigation service provider, has selected the consortium of Saab & CS Group to modernise its air traffic management system in the towers and approach control centres at Paris-CDG, Paris-Le Bourget and Paris- […]

General Aviation

NATS launches GA pre-notification tool

December 18, 2017 0

NATS, the UK’s leading provider of air traffic control services, plans to launch an online pre-notification tool for all GA flights wishing to transit Class D controlled airspace within the London area on 1 January […]


EUROCAE and ICAO forge closer links

December 15, 2017 0

EUROCAE and ICAO mark the start of an even closer partnership with the signature of an updated Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). On 12 December 2017, the two organisations agreed on reinforced cooperation on the development of standards for […]


MUAC puts Free Route Airspace on fast track

December 13, 2017 0

Air traffic controllers at Eurocontrol’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) have started operating user-preferred trajectories in the dense and complex airspace over Belgium, north-west Germany, Luxembourg and the Netherlands above FL245. This is the […]


Osprey CSL acquires IFP design business

December 13, 2017 0

Osprey CSL has acquired international instrument flight procedure design services business gCAP as part of an ambitious development strategy. gCAP, founded in 2003 by Captain Nick Gribble, holds approval from the UK Civil Aviation Authority […]


A4E seeks to bolster European ATM expertise

December 5, 2017 0

Achim Baumann is to join the Brussels-based airline association A4E with immediate effect to deal with airspace, flight operations and safety issues. The organisation said this move will strengthen A4E’s expertise on technical dossiers and […]


Africa’s ATNS, ASECNA team on united airspace

December 4, 2017 0

Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) and L’Agence pour la Securite de la Navigation Aerienne en Afrique et a Madagascar (ASECNA) have signed a ground-breaking Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), paving the way for south-west African […]