Professor Per Enge

April 30, 2018 0

Per K Enge, the Stanford professor who was one of the world’s foremost experts in global positioning system (GPS) technologies, died on April 22 at his home in Mountain View, California. He was 64. Enge, […]


SESAR showcases European digital flow tool

April 27, 2018 0

A new digital tool that could provide air traffic control centres across Europe with a shared view of expected traffic has been showcased by the European ATM modernisation initiative SESAR. SESAR members and partners have […]


EASA re-elects Patrick Ky as executive director

April 26, 2018 0

The management board of the European Aviation Safety Agency has re-elected Patrick Ky as the agency’s executive director for a second term of five years. Ky said it was an honour and privilege to have […]


Italian ENAV adopts datalink across airspace

April 26, 2018 0

Italian air navigation service provider ENAV has adopted a digital ground-air-ground communications system across the entire Italian airspace above 8,700 metres. From today, the area control centres from which ENAV manages en-route traffic flying over […]


Impact of DFS charge reductions start to be felt

April 25, 2018 0

German air navigation service provider DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung scored a new record in 2017 with 3.21 million flights controlled in German airspace although a reduction of unit rates meant the 5.7 per cent hike in flights […]


Auditors to probe Europe's SESAR programme

April 24, 2018 0

The European Court of Auditors is to conduct an audit of the deployment of SESAR, the technological modernisation programme for air traffic management in the EU. The audit will examine whether the deployment is being […]

Military ATC

Osprey wins MOD flight procedures work

April 19, 2018 0

Osprey has won a three-year contract with the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to deliver Military Instrument Flight Procedures (IFP) Maintenance and Safeguarding services to its Aeronautical Information Document Unit (AIDU). The scope of the […]


Eurocontrol selects BT for NewPENS network

April 18, 2018 0

Eurocontrol together with 41 industry partners – primarily air navigation service providers (ANSPs) – have launched a new contract with BT for the provision and management of a secure and highly resilient New Pan-European Network […]