Operations

Saudi's GACA, FAA to train, boost operations

June 30, 2018 0

The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the United States have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to train and improve operations in civil aviation. GACA president Abdulhakim […]

Airspace

First transatlantic MALE RPA flight planned July

June 27, 2018 0

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems plans to make the first-ever transatlantic flight of a Medium-altitude, Long-endurance (MALE) Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA). GA-ASI’s company-owned MQ-9B SkyGuardian RPA is scheduled to fly from the company’s flight test and […]

Airspace

US pilots urge safe future space ops integration

June 27, 2018 0

Congressional leaders must begin work now to ensure that commercial space operations are safely integrated in to US airspace and that safety remains the highest priority for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) according to a US […]

Single European Sky

COMPAIR & Contrast

June 26, 2018 0

Technological changes undermine the need for air traffic management (ATM) monopolies so opening the market to competition may prove worthwhile, according to a new EC-funded study. ATM services traditionally have been national monopolies, partly because […]

Airlines

Ramping Up

June 26, 2018 0

From The Overlook at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT), a public observation area, enthusiasts can witness aircraft landing and taking off from the world’s seventh busiest airport — one that handled more than 553,550 […]

Airports

Heathrow landmark vote gives runway go ahead

June 26, 2018 0

British legislators have unambiguously backed expanding London Heathrow Airport – ending decades of political debate on one of the UK’s most pressing infrastructure issues. MPs from across political parties joined forces to support the Government’s Airports […]

CAAs/ANSPs

NATS reports significant carbon, fuel savings

June 26, 2018 0

More than 200,000 tonnes of aircraft CO2 emission were saved last year as a result of airspace management improvements, according to the latest figures released by UK air traffic service NATS. The reduction equates to […]