Airspace

SESAR sets out drone integration roadmap

March 21, 2018 0

Drones must respect today’s operational procedures for manned aircraft and not become a danger or burden to people, property or other aircraft, according to a new European roadmap that envisages how best to safely integrate unmanned […]

Contracts

CACI fails to hijack GD acquisition of CSRA

March 20, 2018 0

US information technology giant CACI’s unsolicited proposal to acquire all outstanding shares of CSRA’s common stock has forced General Dynamics to increase its original $9.6 billion bid. CACI’s proposal featured a combination of CACI common stock and cash, […]

Airports

Gatwick to trial autonomous shuttle vehicles

March 20, 2018 0

Gatwick is to be first airport in the world to trial autonomous vehicles to shuttle staff across the airfield. The trial is thought to be the first of its kind for any airport in the […]

Airlines

Ryanair pilots signal birth of transnational group

March 19, 2018 0

Pilot unions and Ryanair company councils have joined forces in a bid to secure direct permanent employment contracts subject to local law, equal and transparent career opportunities across the airline and effective collective representation for […]

News

ICAO tweaks Chicago Convention to aid ATM

March 19, 2018 0

ICAO has adopted a new amendment to the Chicago Convention covering Aeronautical Information Services to support a more integrated and responsive global air traffic management (ATM) system During the 213th session of the ICAO Council, its president […]

Airspace User

FAA outlines impact of new airspace entrants

March 19, 2018 0

Small hobby drones will more than double from the current level of 1.1 million units to 2.4 million by 2022 while the commercial drone fleet is set to grow from 110,604 in 2017 to 451,800. […]

CAAs/ANSPs

NATS seals HungaroControl co-operation deal

March 19, 2018 0

The UK-based air traffic services provider NATS has signed an agreement with its Hungarian counterpart HungaroControl to collaborate on digital tower projects around the world. The framework agreement brings together two of the world’s leading […]