Corporate

Congress to vote on ATC overhaul next month?

September 14, 2017 0

Congress will likely vote on a plan to separate US air traffic control from the federal government in early October, according to the pro-spinoff political chief who heads the House transportation panel, according to reports. Republican Bill […]

Airspace

Baltic FAB partners form link with Ukraine

September 13, 2017 0

PANSA, Poland’s’ air navigation service provider, and its Lithuanian counterpart ORO Navigacija have signed a memorandum of cooperation with Ukrainian air traffic agency UkSATSE. The partners said this represented a further step towards closer cooperation […]

Airspace

DFS support tool offers airspace capacity boost

September 13, 2017 0

German air navigation service provider DFS and software business GLVI (Gesellschaft für Luftverkehrsinformatik) have developed a high performance system to assist air traffic controllers in monitoring flight paths. During large-scale simulations, air traffic controllers were […]

Operations

A4E looks to French govt on industrial reform

September 12, 2017 0

European airlines group A4E has called on the French government to use its upcoming ‘Assises de la mobilité’ on September 19 to identify new priorities in terms of mobility and transport and to consider measures […]

CAAs/ANSPs

DSNA takes X-border efficiency to the xStream

September 11, 2017 0

Close to 200 commercial inbound flights handled by DSNA to Paris-Orly airport have successfully tested the xStream procedure of extending the arrival management horizon up to 250 nautical miles. The trials were conducted in August […]

CAAs/ANSPs

World first for Belgocontrol meteo service

September 5, 2017 0

Belgocontrol has started to send its operational meteorological data to its international partners in a new data format. The meteorological service of Belgium’s national air navigation service provider is the first in the world to be […]

Avionics

UTC acquires Rockwell Collins for $30 billion

September 5, 2017 0

United Technologies and Rockwell Collins have reached a definitive agreement under which United Technologies will acquire Rockwell Collins for $140.00 per share, in cash and UTC stock. Rockwell Collins, globally recognized for its leading-edge avionics, […]

Airspace

AirNav Indonesia readies on ABC airspace

September 1, 2017 0

AirNav Indonesia has signed a memorandum of understanding with SKK Migas to support aviation navigation services that improve the safety and efficiency of air transportation over ABC airspace. The signing of the cooperation was conducted […]