Airports

Traffic growth driving Avinor airport strategy

March 30, 2017 0

Norway’s plans for a new airport at Bodø will be presented in the first half of 2017 as part of a national transport plan. As part of the restructuring of the Royal Norwegian Air Force, Avinor took […]

Avionics

ENAIRE to evaluate Aireon's space-based ADS-B

March 30, 2017 0

Aireon has signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Spanish air navigation service provider ENAIRE who will begin investigating the safety, efficiency and environmental benefits of deploying space-based automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) technology in its airspace. […]

CAAs/ANSPs

LFV sees record number of aircraft movements 

March 29, 2017 0

2016 saw a new record for flights in Sweden with LFV air traffic controllers handling 726,000 aircraft movements in Swedish airspace. This was an increase of 2 per cent in comparison with 2015. At the […]

Avionics

FAA, industry team on UAS sense-and-avoid

March 29, 2017 0

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and partners Northrop Grumman and ACSS, an L3 and Thales business, have conducted a series of successful flight tests of the sense-and-avoid avionics system for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). The flight tests led by […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Australia sets direction for aviation safety body

March 29, 2017 0

The Australian Government has issued a new Statement of Expectations (SOE) for the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA), with the direction that regulatory activity be pragmatic, practical and proportional. Transport minister Darren Chester said the […]

Airports

Establishment Figure

March 29, 2017 0

“It’s just a win, win, win across the board.” That’s how Stephen Martin, a support manager at Denver’s Terminal Radar Approach Control Facility, describes the effects of NextGen’s “EoR” at Denver International Airport (DEN) since […]

UAS/Drones

FAA outlines LAANC automated drone tool

March 29, 2017 0

US aviation authorities could allow drones to be operated within five miles of an airport and in controlled airspace subject to altitude restrictions. AINonline.com reports that Federal Aviation Administration Air Traffic Organisation chief Teri Bristol […]

Airlines

ATC unions point finger at airlines for delays

March 29, 2017 0

Airlines themselves are by far the largest cause of delays, accounting for more than 50 per cent of all delays in air traffic, according to union organisations representing Europe’s controller workforce. The official Eurocontrol data […]

Security

European fragmentation hampering cyber effort

March 28, 2017 0

EU institutions should assume a co-ordination role in order to harmonise cyber protection rules across Europe’s manufacturers, airlines, airports and air navigation service providers, according to one aircraft safety expert. “Security is a chain. You […]