Spend cash reserves to boost capacity: PRB

October 8, 2018 0

Europe’s air navigation service providers must dip into their cash reserves and invest more in vital ATM infrastructure if the capacity crunch is to be resolved, according to the group of high-level aviation specialists advising the EU […]


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 […]

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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 […]

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Searching For Solutions

September 10, 2018 0

  The last days of August saw the European air transport network – as predicted – coming under huge pressure as traffic levels broke all-time highs and saw delay skyrocketing. According to the Eurocontrol Network […]

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As Good As It Gets?

September 10, 2018 0

So the worldwide yearly air passenger numbers have topped four billion for the first time, writes Aimée Turner in the latest issue of Air Traffic Management magazine. IATA says the new 2017 record saw airlines […]


Air traffic role overlooked in UK capacity debate

September 13, 2016 0

A new runway at either London Gatwick or Heathrow airport won’t solve the capacity crunch unless the air traffic management technology underpinning British airspace is overhauled, an aviation chief has warned. The UK Civil Aviation Authority chief executive […]