Airbus, Cranfield select landing systems expert

October 18, 2018 0

Cranfield University has appointed Martin Skote as Airbus professor of landing systems engineering. He joins the University from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Modern aircraft design has led to lighter fuselage and wings, as well as […]


UK pilots back Gatwick runway capacity plan

October 15, 2018 0

The British Airline Pilots’ Association has responded positively to the news that Gatwick plans to use its emergency runway to increase capacity. BALPA general secretary Brian Strutton said the union had always been in favour of extra […]


Brexit impact on economy a concern: ACI

October 12, 2018 0

All eyes are on the Brexit negotiations not just because of the potential disruptions a no-deal outcome would have on air connectivity, but for the wider economic consequences, according to a European airport chief. Olivier […]


Hong Kong selects Indra for GBAS trial

October 4, 2018 0

The Civil Aviation Department of Hong Kong has awarded a tender to Indra’s Norwegian subsidiary through an open tender exercise for provision of services in carrying out GBAS flight trials at the Hong Kong International […]


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 […]


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 […]


Airbus to use aircraft as runway safety sensors

September 18, 2018 0

Airbus and its subsidiary NAVBLUE have developed a new technology to use the aircraft as a sensor to measure and share vital runway braking action data to help prevent Runway Excursions (RE), one of the […]


Bengaluru to be India’s first LED runway

September 14, 2018 0

India’s third busiest airport that serves Bangalore – India’s Silicon Valley – will see its second runway powered by ADB SAFEGATE’s SafeLED airfield lighting (AGL) by late 2019, making it the country’s first such runway.  […]


flydubai and WheelTug sign option agreement

July 31, 2018 0

WheelTug, the aircraft electric taxi innovator, and Dubai-based airline flydubai have signed an agreement to reserve up to 60 WheelTug systems for flydubai’s fleet of Boeing 737 MAX 8 and Next-Generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft. With […]