CAAs/ANSPs

Airways New Zealand appoints Sumner as CEO

July 7, 2017 0

Airways New Zealand has appointed Graeme Sumner to the role of chief executive. Sumner, an experienced chief executive, brings 27 years’ experience from the energy, transport, telecommunications, mining services and medical technology industries. Sumner is currently […]

Airspace

Panama facing airspace overhaul challenge

July 6, 2017 0

Panama is planning to modernise its airspace to support how its manages a forecast annual increase in international traffic of 5 per cent. Experts of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the University of Texas at […]

Avionics

Mongolia plans en route PBN implementation

July 6, 2017 0

Mongolia has developed a performance based navigation (PBN) implementation plan following the signing by its civil aviation authority of Mongolia of a Memorandum of Cooperation with the ICAO regional office in 2013. Since almost all […]

Innovation

ESA drone operates in radio-free zone

July 5, 2017 0

This 6 metre-wingspan unmanned aircraft is being supported in mid-air within the European Space Agency’s Hertz radio-frequency test chamber, as if suspended in flight, to check it can maintain contact with its controller through satellite […]

Airports

SAAB, Storuman in remote regional services bid

July 4, 2017 0

Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions and Storuman Municipality have signed a letter of intent to establish the world’s first remote tower centre for smaller regional airports (AFIS). The letter of intent means that the partners […]

Airports

Groupe ADP, DSNA-S team on drone detection

July 4, 2017 0

Groupe ADP and DSNA Services are developing a drone detection system for deployment at airports and other sensitive sites. Paris airport operator Groupe ADP has teamed with DSNA Services, a subsidiary created by the French Civil Aviation Authority (DGAC), […]

Communications

FAB CE completes first joint procurement

July 4, 2017 0

S&T Slovenija was selected following a competitive tender, issued in May, to deliver common regional telecommunications infrastructure to six air navigation services providers (ANSPs) to support seamless exchange of data between FAB CE member states. […]

Surveillance

Poland's first MLAT network operational

July 4, 2017 0

Polish Air Navigation Services Agency PANSA has put Comsoft Solutions Wide Area Multilateration (WAM) network into operation, providing high accuracy multilateration coverage for an extended region around Gdańsk. Comsoft Solutions Quadrant now provides PANSA with […]