Innovation

Vodafone launches IoT drone tracking trials

February 20, 2018 0

Vodafone has launched air traffic control drone tracking trials using 4G Internet of Things (IoT) technology to protect aircraft from catastrophic accidents as well as prevent inadvertent or criminal drone incursions at sensitive locations such […]

News

UkSATSE considers merits of iTEC platform

February 20, 2018 0

UkSATSE is continuing to study the merits of the iTEC platform, one of the new generation of automated air traffic control systems that employ a modular approach. A presentation of the functionality and potential of […]

Safety

EASA publishes five-year aviation safety plan

February 19, 2018 0

The European Aviation Safety Agency has published the 2018-2022 European Plan for Aviation Safety (EPAS), which also includes the Agency’s rulemaking programme. The EPAS, a key component of the European Aviation Safety Programme, provides a […]

Operations

FAB CE mulls dynamic ATM procedures

February 19, 2018 0

FAB CE technical experts have now published their interim report into the introduction of Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) procedures to handle peak time traffic loads with reduced delays. During times of peak demand, […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Isavia enhances controller reporting with DIVOS

February 15, 2018 0

Iceland’s Isavia will enhance the reporting and investigation capabilities of their ATC operations at both the Reykjavik area control centre and Keflavik tower control by including communication, automation and surveillance within the existing Frequentis DIVOS […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Indra to boost Saudia Arabia centre capacity

February 15, 2018 0

Saudi Air Navigation Services (SANS) has entrusted Indra with an ambitious project to implement a latest-generation air traffic system for the whole country and help multiply the number of flights it can manage. The three-year project, […]

Features

Capitol Measures

February 13, 2018 0

US President Trump’s next budget proposal once again features language proposing shifting the air traffic control function of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to an independent, non-governmental, co-operative organisation. The White House has proposed placing […]

News

Thales to boost Guangzhou airspace efficiency

February 13, 2018 0

The Middle South Regional Air Traffic Management Bureau of Civil Aviation of China and Thales have agreed to establish a main air traffic control centre to monitor the entire Guangzhou Terminal Maneuvering Area (TMA). The […]

Contracts

Kota Kinabalu FIR modernises with Thales

February 13, 2018 0

Thales is making a comeback into Malaysia’s Air Traffic Management (ATM) scene as it works jointly with Novatis Resources to upgrade Kota Kinabalu’s Flight Information Region’s (FIR) Air Traffic Control (ATC) system and more. To […]