Airspace

ICAO calls for innovative drone airspace management solutions

April 10, 2018 0

ICAO has begun the consultative work needed to establish low-altitude traffic management guidance for domestic unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to make drone deliveries, inspections and even autonomous flying taxis near term realities. Recognisng that an agreed […]

News

Eurocontrol outlines causes of April 3 outage

April 5, 2018 0

The trigger event that caused thousands of flights delays proved to be an incorrect link between the testing of a new software release and the live operations system. The Eurocontrol Network Manager said this had […]

Airspace

dans outlines AED60m investment benefits

April 4, 2018 0

2017 has been an exceptional and ground breaking year for Dubai Air Navigation Services (dans) which has invested AED60 million (US$16.3m) in three strategic projects. The AED27 million invested in the airspace restructuring project has […]

UAS/Drones

America's FAA seeking more LAANC suppliers

April 4, 2018 0

The Federal Aviation Administration is looking for more suppliers for the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC). LAANC is a foundation for developing the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management System (UTM). In October, the FAA deployed […]

Airspace

Panama readies for airspace redesign tender

April 4, 2018 0

Panama will tender the $8 million design of its airspace on April 10, according to news agency Acan-Efe. Civil Aviation Authority chief Alfredo Fonseca Mora said the tender process had been postponed a month at […]

Operations

Exceeding Expectation

April 3, 2018 0

London Terminal Control is progressively implementing a project that replaces paper based flight progress strips with an electronic system. This project, termed EXCDS, will provide a foundation for London Terminal Control (LTC) to meet future […]

Environment

London flight delay warning on EXCDS upgrade

April 3, 2018 0

UK air traffic control provider NATS is warning of possible flights delays and increased noise in the London area as its controllers transition from paper based flight progress strips with an electronic system. From April 4, […]