Robust traffic growth until 2014: ICAO

July 6, 2012 0

UN aviation agency ICAO expects global air traffic, expressed in passenger-kilometres performed (PKPs), to grow by 5.4 per cent during 2012, representing a slight slowdown from 2011. The lower-than-projected air transport numbers are due primarily […]


AF447 crash investigators deliver report

July 5, 2012 2

French air accident investigators have today released their final report into what caused the crash of an Air France Airbus A330 flying from Rio de Janeiro to Paris in June 2009. Pilot errors and faulty […]


India conducts Mumbai UPR oceanic trials

July 5, 2012 0

Airports Authority of India has started to allow airlines to choose their own preferred routing in trials conducted in the oceanic region around Mumbai. Two flights operated by Emirates and Cathay Pacific were managed by Mumbai […]


Royal Jet taps NATS expertise

June 28, 2012 0

UK air navigation services provider NATS is to collaborate with Middle Eastern private jet operator Royal Jet to assist the airline’s effort to improve the environmental performance of its flights in UK airspace. The partnership […]


Moldova extends Common European area

June 27, 2012 0

The Republic of Moldova and the European Union have signed a comprehensive air services agreement which will make Moldova a full partner of the EU in aviation by gradually integrating into the European common market. […]


JAL promotes Sky Eco ATM

June 26, 2012 0

Japan Airlines (JAL), will feature advanced air traffic management measures in its latest environmental guidelines and action plan. JAL – a  recognized Eco-First company by the Ministry of Environment of Japan, today reiterated its commitment […]


Airservices deploys Metron Harmony

June 25, 2012 0

Airservices Australia has launched operations with the Metron Harmony Air Traffic Flow Management (ATFM) system developed by Metron Aviation, a subsidiary of Airbus Americas. Metron Harmony allows Airservices Australia to implement traffic management initiatives to […]


Russian carrier signs for 4 A380s

June 21, 2012 0

Russia’s Transaero Airlines has firmed up its order for four  A380s from European airframer Airbus. Read More A380 News The preliminary memorandum of understanding for the aircraft was signed in October 2011. The four firm […]


Boeing to optimise Polish ops

June 20, 2012 0

Boeing is to collaborate on air traffic management (ATM) research with LOT Polish Airlines, Polish government agencies and academic institutions to make commercial aviation in Poland more efficient and to support airline profitability. The collaboration […]


JetBlue first in RNP AR at JFK

June 20, 2012 1

JetBlue Airways has become the first Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-certified carrier in the United States to use new satellite-based precision approaches at New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport. The Special (Non-Public) Required Navigation Performance […]