Training and Simulation

UFA delivers MATS ATC radar simulator

May 29, 2017 0

ATC simulation and voice technology expert UFA has delivered Malta Air Traffic Services (MATS) a 10-position approach and en route radar trainer with full voice communications system capability. The UFA system will allow MATS to increase its […]

Airspace

North European Free Route Airspace established

May 25, 2017 0

The north European Free Route Airspace programme NEFRA today celebrates its successful completion. The programme launched in 2013 when six north European pledged to establish seamless cross border Free Route operations between Danish/Swedish and North European […]

NextGen

Raytheon completes early NY TRACON upgrade

May 24, 2017 0

Raytheon has completed the modernisation of the United States’ busiest terminal air traffic control facility six months ahead of schedule. Under the Terminal Automation Modernization and Replacement programme, known as TAMR, Raytheon replaced the software […]

Corporate

White House calls for ATO spin off by 2021

May 24, 2017 0

The budgetary blueprint for the United States has placed ATC reform at the top of the agenda for the new administration. The White House’s fiscal year 2018 budget features proposals for a non-profit, independent corporation […]

Contracts

DF Nucleo to equip five Algerian ATC towers

May 24, 2017 0

Spain’s DF Núcleo has secured a contract to equip five control towers in Algeria. The scope of the project includes the supply, installation and commissioning of state-of-the-art air traffic control communications equipment for the control towers […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Airservices seeks long range ATFM innovation

May 24, 2017 0

Airservices Australia is undertaking industry consultation on the viability of designing and installing a Long Range Air Traffic Flow Management (LR-ATFM) system for Australian airspace. LR-ATFM is expected to deliver a range of benefits to […]

Airports

Spirent Comms tackles GNSS interference threat

May 23, 2017 0

GNSS testing expert Spirent Communications has launched a solution that enables the civil aviation industry to evaluate the growing threat of interference, jamming and spoofing of satellite navigation systems. The new GSS200D Interference Detector was […]

Airlines

IATA debuts virtual ground ops training platform

May 23, 2017 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) launched RampVR, the industry’s first virtual reality (VR) training platform for ground operations, at a ground handling conference in Bangkok. “Improving ramp safety and reducing damage to aircraft and […]