Airspace

Shetland radar to boost UK airspace defence

January 31, 2018 0

A new RAF radar facility reinforcing the UK’s ability to track unidentified military or civilian aircraft will be powered up ready to operate soon. Air chief marshal Sir Stephen Hillier recently visited the site of […]

Airports

DFS mulls future Friedrichshafen tower solution

January 31, 2018 0

Air traffic at Friedrichshafen Airport is to be controlled by DFS Aviation Services, replacing Austria’s air traffic control provider Austro Control on 1 July. DFS Aviation Services will employ all eight controllers at the site […]

News

IFATCA, EUROCAE strengthen ATM cooperation

January 31, 2018 0

The International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers’ Associations (IFATCA) and the European Organization for Civil Aviation Equipment (EUROCAE) have agreed to work together on developing aviation industry standards, with a particular focus on standards for […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Metron wins Singapore ATFM system contract  

January 30, 2018 0

The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) has awarded Metron Aviation, a subsidiary of Airbus, an Air Traffic Flow Management (ATFM) system contract. Metron will be responsible for the design, supply, delivery, installation, integration, testing […]

Corporate

Ryanair signs union recognition agreement

January 30, 2018 0

The British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) and Ryanair have concluded and signed a voluntary trade union recognition agreement. This follows Ryanair’s announcement before Christmas that it was changing its stance towards unions and was willing […]

CAAs/ANSPs

France's Gandil becomes FABEC Council chair

January 30, 2018 0

Patrick Gandil, France’s CAA director general, has taken over the chair of the FABEC Council for a second time. Gandil has been a key figure at FABEC since its foundation and, as a previous chairman […]

People

Massimo Garbini appointed new IDS chief

January 29, 2018 0

IDS Ingegneria Dei Sistemi has appointed Massimo Garbini as its new chief executive. Garbini previously served as sole director of ENAV from 2011 to 2014, having originally joined the Italian air navigation service provider as […]

Airports

Airports call for European drone rulebook

January 29, 2018 0

The European airport industry is calling for the swift adoption of safety and traffic management rules at EU level on the use of drones. ACI Europe said the EU Aviation Strategy has been a major driver […]