Surveillance

NAMA signs deal on space-based ADS-B

October 30, 2017 0

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) said it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Aireon on exploring the deployment of space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) system in Nigeria. In a statement on NAMA’s […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Nav Canada confirms faith in radar tech

October 30, 2017 0

Nav Canada has confirmed that over the course of the next 10 years it is planning a massive radar replacement project across the country – the largest capital project it has ever undertaken at a cost of […]

Contracts

Italy's Leonardo grows its African footprint

October 26, 2017 0

Leonardo has made further gains in Africa with two contracts to provide ATC systems for Somalia and Sudan. The first contract was signed in Montreal with the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) on behalf of the […]

Innovation

US to test drones beyond FAA regulations

October 25, 2017 0

President Donald J Trump has directed US  transportation secretary Elaine Chao to launch an initiative to safely test and validate advanced operations for drones in partnership with state and local governments in select jurisdictions. The […]

Airlines

IATA, ACI launch NEXTT conceptual leap

October 24, 2017 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) in collaboration with Airports Council International (ACI) have launched the New Experience in Travel and Technologies (NEXTT) initiative. In light of the projected doubling of air travel demand by […]

Airlines

Unmanned flying is the future: Europe's pilots

October 24, 2017 0

Drone, airline and helicopter pilots have much more in common than just the same airspace, according to the conclusions generated by the first workshop for manned and unmanned aviation pilots, organised by the European Cockpit Association in Brussels. Under the […]

SESAR

Arrival Manager improvements benefit Heathrow

October 24, 2017 0

Aircraft flying from Europe into London Heathrow Airport now benefit from more accurate delay information thanks to the advanced data available from NATS’ Arrival Manager system (AMAN). Deployed on 19 September, the data feeding into […]

Airports

Cambridge Pixel radar trackers head to China

October 24, 2017 0

Cambridge Pixel, a developer of radar display, tracking and recording sub-systems, is supplying radar trackers, through local agent Aeroer, to the Second Institute of Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAACSRI) for integration with their modern […]

Airlines

2036 to see passengers doubling to 7.8bn

October 24, 2017 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects 7.8 billion passengers to travel in 2036, a near doubling of the 4 billion air travelers expected to fly this year. The prediction is based on a 3.6 […]