News

New Zealand selects Frequentis digital tower

February 26, 2019 0

New Zealand’s air navigation services provider Airways has awarded a contract to global technology provider Frequentis to develop a digital system for Invercargill Airport. Airways is pursuing digital tower technology as a national alternative to […]

Contracts

Qatar selects Micro Nav for flagship tower sim contract

February 26, 2019 0

Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA) has contracted Micro Nav to design, deliver and commission a 360 degree 3D Air Traffic Control (ATC) tower simulator for Hamad International Airport. The contract will also feature a technical […]

CAAs/ANSPs

UkSATSE rides growth trend, prepares to invest

February 25, 2019 0

The volume of air traffic services provided by UkSATSE increased by 18.5 per cent last year, providing air navigation services to 300,853 flights. UkSATSE managed 106,654 flights operated by domestic airlines – an increase of 9.7 per cent […]

Airports

UK extends drone exclusion zone around airports from March 13

February 25, 2019 0

The British Government has issued new legislation to extend the ‘no-fly’ zone around UK airports, banning drones from flying within 5km of runways. The new exclusion zone will be increased by several kilometres, including banning drone flight […]

Airlines

FAA grants IASA aviation safety rating for Vietnam

February 19, 2019 0

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced that Vietnam complies with international safety standards and has been granted a Category 1 rating under the agency’s International Aviation Safety Assessment (IASA) programme. A Category 1 rating means […]

People

LVNL chief assumes FABEC leadership role

February 19, 2019 0

Michiel van Dorst has taken over the leadership of FABEC from Belgium’s Johan Decuyper who held this position for the last year. Van Dorst, chief executive of LVNL, thanked Decuyper for the focus he had […]

Innovation

Deloitte selected by Airservices for digital programme

February 18, 2019 0

Airservices Australia has selected Deloitte for its innovative Digital Information Programme. Deloitte will work in collaboration with McLaren and NATS to deliver this programme which will transform how operational decisions are made within Airservices Australia, […]