Single European Sky

Europe’s controllers offer views on kick-starting Single Sky

June 28, 2019 0

European air traffic controllers have proposed a list of actions to remedy the lacklustre performance of the Single European Sky programme. International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers’ Associations (IFATCA) with the collaboration of the UK’s GATCO […]

Military ATC

SDATS receives remote tower NATO air base order

June 28, 2019 0

Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions has received an order to install a digital tower at the NATO air base in Geilenkirchen, Germany, for live operations during the refurbishment of the current control tower. NATO Air […]

Airports

Melbourne to review third runway proposal

June 28, 2019 0

Melbourne Airport’s third runway will be subject to further technical consultation with government, airlines and regulatory bodies following a detailed review of the proposed east-west alignment. The consultation will extend through the second half of […]

Training and Simulation

Airways New Zealand simulates Lebanon skies

June 26, 2019 0

Airways New Zealand and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) of Lebanon have officially opened an advanced air traffic control (ATC) simulation facility – future-proofing ATC training in Lebanon for decades to come. Airways International, the […]

Communications

Rohde & Schwarz equips Czech ATC with VCS sim systems

June 26, 2019 0

ANS CR will replace its existing VCS simulator and training systems with new state-of-the-art systems from Rohde & Schwarz. The phased implementation will start in July, with the last phase to be completed in 2025. […]

UAS/Drones

PANSA presents UTM solution to Baltic states

June 24, 2019 0

Polish Air Navigation Services Agency (PANSA) presented its system for drone traffic management to aviation authorities and air navigation services providers in the Baltic states – Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. The presentation took place as a […]

Airspace

Thales ECOSystem readies for UTM LAANC launch

June 21, 2019 0

Thales will be launching its ECOSystem Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability service this summer to support the FAA in giving drone users automated access to controlled airspace. The FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 requires that […]