Airports

Frequentis predicts a converged UTM/ATM

September 28, 2018 0

The primary concern with integrating unmanned traffic management (UTM) and air traffic management (ATM) is safety and ensuring manned aviation, as well as people and property on the ground are not negatively affected. The key […]

CAAs/ANSPs

UK controllers see busiest ever summer

September 28, 2018 0

This summer’s skies were the busiest on record, according to the UK air traffic control service NATS Just over 736,800 commercial aircraft flew in UK airspace over the course of June, July and August, 5,683 […]

Airports

GABATCO to seek airlines’ help at VC Bird

September 26, 2018 0

The Guild of Antigua and Barbuda Air Traffic Controllers (GABATCO) is considering seeking the support of local airlines to force the authorities to acquire and install a Very High-Frequency Omni-Directional Range (VOR) navigation aid at […]

Single European Sky

Cap-strapped ATC joins forces with Eurocontrol

September 26, 2018 0

Europe’s air navigation providers have lent their support to Eurocontrol in an effort to help solve the capacity issues that brought the network to its knees in some part of the region this summer An […]

News

Germany’s DFS taps European AIS database

September 25, 2018 0

Germany’s DFS has become the first major European air navigation service provider (ANSP) to deploy the central European AIS Database (EAD) for its pre-flight information service. The EAD Service is provided by Eurocontrol on behalf […]

Airspace

Thales to offer UTM capabilities to NUAIR

September 25, 2018 0

The Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance (NUAIR), a coalition of New York and Massachusetts aerospace and academic institutions has signed a multi-year collaboration agreement with Thales. The agreement supports NUAIR’s efforts to safely integrate […]

Avionics

Australia’s CASA plans lower cost ADS-B

September 21, 2018 0

Australian aviation regulator CASA will be developing rule changes aimed at making it cheaper and easier for aircraft flying under visual flight rules to voluntarily use automatic dependent surveillance—broadcast (ADS-B) technology. While all instrument flight […]

Airspace

ICAO chief stresses harmonised UTM priorities

September 21, 2018 0

One of international aviation’s most senior rulemakers has acknowledged the need for responsive regulatory frameworks to support the safe integration of unmanned air traffic innovations into the global network. “Worldwide, RPAS and UAS technologies and […]