Monthly Archives: July 2018

flydubai and WheelTug sign option agreement

WheelTug, the aircraft electric taxi innovator, and Dubai-based airline flydubai have signed an agreement to reserve up to 60 WheelTug systems for flydubai’s fleet of … More ››

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Aireon nears launch campaign completion

Aireon has celebrated its seventh successful launch and deployment of its space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) payloads, hosted by the Iridium NEXT satellite constellation. At … More ››

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SESAR Follow The Greens concept maturing

A ground lighting system that provides airfield traffic with a safer way to make its way around the airport tarmac, taxiways and runways has passed … More ››

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RECAT-EU increases capacity at Leipzig Halle 

Air traffic controllers at Leipzig Halle Airport are using a new procedure to safely guide more aircraft to land within a shorter period of time. … More ››

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IAG, Ryanair, easyJet & Wizz Air submit French ATC strikes complaint to European Commission

International Airlines  Group (IAG), Ryanair, easyJet and Wizz Air have submitted complaints to the  European Commission against France claiming its air traffic controllers’ strikes restrict … More ››

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EXCLUSIVE: AirSense Arrives

Airbus’ launch at this year’s Farnborough Air Show of AirSense to provide aircraft surveillance analytics through fusing Aireon’s space-based real-time ADS-B data is intriguing in … More ››

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US standards body acts on emerging technology

US aviation standards setting body RTCA’s Programme Management Committee (PMC) has approved five critical guidance documents, reviewing workplans for its 18 Special Committees (SC), and … More ››

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Airways selects Rohde & Schwarz for comms

Airways, New Zealand’s air navigation service provider, has selected the Rohde & Schwarz VCS-4G IP-based voice communications system for air traffic control (ATC) communications. Airways Corporation of … More ››

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USAF confirms faith in Thales deployable ILS

Thales is to provide the equivalent of fixed-based Instrument Landing System capability at tactical airfields in the United States for natural disaster or humanitarian relief … More ››

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European, Latin American aviation cement ties

The European Union (EU) and Latin American states have launched a new project to enhance their ties in civil aviation. This four-year project, managed by … More ››

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