Author Archives: Aimee Turner

UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain. Egypt seek ICJ law decision over Qatar airspace issue

The United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt have submitted the issue of the sovereign airspace of the four Arab countries with Qatar which … More ››

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Boeing HorizonX Ventures leads $16 million investment in on-demand urban delivery startup

Boeing is to invest in Matternet, a US-based startup pioneering safe, on-demand unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) delivery operations in urban environments. Matternet’s advanced logistics platform – … More ››

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First transatlantic MALE RPA flight planned July

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems plans to make the first-ever transatlantic flight of a Medium-altitude, Long-endurance (MALE) Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA). GA-ASI’s company-owned MQ-9B SkyGuardian RPA … More ››

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US pilots urge safe future space ops integration

Congressional leaders must begin work now to ensure that commercial space operations are safely integrated in to US airspace and that safety remains the highest priority … More ››

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COMPAIR & Contrast

Technological changes undermine the need for air traffic management (ATM) monopolies so opening the market to competition may prove worthwhile, according to a new EC-funded … More ››

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Ramping Up

From The Overlook at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT), a public observation area, enthusiasts can witness aircraft landing and taking off from the world’s … More ››

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Heathrow landmark vote gives runway go ahead

British legislators have unambiguously backed expanding London Heathrow Airport – ending decades of political debate on one of the UK’s most pressing infrastructure issues. MPs from … More ››

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NATS reports significant carbon, fuel savings

More than 200,000 tonnes of aircraft CO2 emission were saved last year as a result of airspace management improvements, according to the latest figures released … More ››

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Trump Administration targets ATC once again through planned federal government overhaul

President’s Trump Administration is to revisit efforts to spin off air traffic control services from the US Federal Aviation Administration as part of a larger … More ››

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Zurich airport projects cut environmental impact, boost passenger connectivity

Skyguide is overcoming one of the disadvantages of the ‘first come, first served’ principle where aircraft queuing at arrival route entry points just before the … More ››

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