Airspace

Ash cloud heads towards German airspace

May 25, 2011 0

The Icelandic ash cloud causing chaos for air travellers was Wednesday set to blow from Britain towards Germany, forcing airports in the north of the country to close. Around 500 flights were grounded Tuesday as […]

Airspace

UK CAA issues volcanic ash update

May 23, 2011 0

The UK Civil Aviation Authority says that new arrangements put in place since last year’s volcanic ash cloud would ensure high levels of public safety while helping to limit any disruption in the event that […]

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London Oxford selects Thales for Olympics

May 23, 2011 0

London Oxford Airport has awarded Thales a contract to supply and install the latest generation radar system, a precursor to the next major phase of redevelopment at the airport. Project management will be supplied by […]

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EASA issues volcanic A-NPA

May 9, 2011 0

An Advance Notice of Proposed Amendment (A-NPA) No. 2011-06 has been issued by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) in wake of the eruption of the Eyafjallajokull volcano in Iceland in April 2010. Air traffic […]

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UK CAA proposes PBN policy

April 18, 2011 0

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today published proposed policy guidance on Performance-based Navigation (PBN) in UK and Irish Airspace. The document is a key component of the CAA’s Future Airspace Strategy, designed to […]

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UK CAA details 2012 Olympic measures

March 21, 2011 0

Planned airspace security restrictions covering the London Olympic and Paralympic Games for 2012 were announced today by the UK Government, as part of its commitment to deliver a safe and secure Games. The UK Civil […]

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UK publishes aviation options for London 2012

March 21, 2011 0

With less than 500 days to go, the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games is expected to welcome up to 70,000 members of the “Olympic Family” and sponsors, as well as 600,000 spectators. These large […]