Lithuania planning for airspace redesign

October 10, 2018 0

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. During the nine months of this year, Oro navigacija’s air […]


Thales to offer UTM capabilities to NUAIR

September 25, 2018 0

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 with Thales. The agreement supports NUAIR’s efforts to safely integrate […]


ICAO chief stresses harmonised UTM priorities

September 21, 2018 0

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 into the global network. “Worldwide, RPAS and UAS technologies and […]


New procedures for bad weather over Alps

September 12, 2018 0

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 procedures to deal with adverse weather conditions in the Alps […]


Ethiopia counters Kenya airspace safety claim

September 3, 2018 0

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 it ‘fully and categorically’ rejected the ‘false and baseless’ statements […]


Kabul assumes full control of Afghan airspace

August 10, 2018 0

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 a new multilateration system The new system was inaugurated in […]


Solar powered Zephyr smashes flight record

August 9, 2018 0

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 the longest duration flight ever made after taking off on […]