Category Archives: Airspace

Europe’s EASA to consult on safe air travel of urban air mobility and air taxi aircraft

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has opened a public consultation on its proposal of airworthiness standards which will enable the certification of small vertical take-off and … More ››

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Lithuania planning for airspace redesign

A ten per cent increase in the number of flights has led Lithuanian provider Oro navigacija to plan measures designed to enhance the nation’s airspace capacity. … More ››

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Thales to offer UTM capabilities to NUAIR

The Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance (NUAIR), a coalition of New York and Massachusetts aerospace and academic institutions has signed a multi-year collaboration agreement … More ››

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ICAO chief stresses harmonised UTM priorities

One of international aviation’s most senior rulemakers has acknowledged the need for responsive regulatory frameworks to support the safe integration of unmanned air traffic innovations … More ››

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AUVSI urges Congress to include UAS mitigation powers for DHS, DOJ in FAA bill

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) is urging US lawmakers working on a reauthorization bill for the Federal Aviation Administration to include stricter … More ››

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New procedures for bad weather over Alps

Multinational air traffic management experts working in some of the busiest, most congested airspace in Europe have come together to develop a set of cross-border … More ››

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Germany nears ‘peak air’, airlines to apply brakes on growth to fix capacity crunch

Germany is reaching ‘peak air’ with its airline industry accepting that it must apply the brakes on growth while the nation sorts out its capacity … More ››

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Ethiopia counters Kenya airspace safety claim

Ethiopian authorities have criticised allegations made by the Kenyan Air Traffic Controllers Association about the safety of its airspace. The Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority (ECAA) said … More ››

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Kabul assumes full control of Afghan airspace

The Independent Civil Aviation Authority of Afghanistan assumed full control of its airspace after more than 25 years on 9 August following the commissioning of … More ››

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Solar powered Zephyr smashes flight record

The solar powered Zephyr S HAPS (High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite) has logged a maiden flight of over 25 days, which may make the record books as … More ››

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