NATS takes major stake in remote specialist

May 5, 2017 1

NATS, the UK based air traffic management company, has launched a partnership with NAV CANADA with both parties taking an equal 50 per cent shareholding in the Canadian firm Searidge Technologies. Searidge works with airports around the world, providing […]


NAV CANADA, Aireon complete space-based ADS-B flight test

May 4, 2017 1

NAV CANADA has completed a successful flight test of space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) technology. The test was conducted to collect ADS-B data used for validating Aireon’s satellite aircraft surveillance and tracking service. The NAV […]


SIA, CAAS operate ‘green package’ flights

May 3, 2017 0

Singapore Airlines (SIA), in partnership with the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), has started operating a series of 12 ‘green package’ flights over a three-month period on its non-stop San Francisco-Singapore route. Featuring the […]


NAV CANADA launches new logo and corporate branding

May 2, 2017 0

NAV CANADA, the country’s air navigation service provider, has unveiled the company’s new logo and corporate branding to  reflect the company’s growth, as well as its renewed vision for the future. “With two decades of […]


Scottish Highlands, Islands mull remote ATC

May 2, 2017 0

The air navigation service provider responsible for the Highlands and Islands of Scotland is considering remote tower services at all eleven airports in addition to a remote tower centre as part of a strategic plan […]


FAA studies on drone collision risk continue

May 2, 2017 0

US studies by a consortium of leading universities have made a start toward better understanding the risks of allowing small unmanned aircraft – or drones – to fly over people. The FAA-led consortium that conducted […]


Ed Sims joins WestJet as commercial chief

May 2, 2017 0

Canadian airline WestJet has announced the appointment of Ed Sims as executive vice-president. His role has responsibility for all aspects of the commercial function within WestJet including sales, marketing, product, network planning, revenue management, corporate […]