Category Archives: CAAs/ANSPs

NAV CANADA mulls extending lower charges, offers airlines free use of ADS-B during trials​

NAV CANADA has unveiled a rate revision proposal that would decrease rates by an average of 0.4 per cent, effectively continuing the one-year temporary rate … More ››

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AVINOR advances multiple remote tower ops

Norwegian air service provider AVINOR with Indra and its Norwegian subsidiary, Indra Navia as technology provider, have successfully completed the first test in a series of … More ››

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Seamless airspace plan for 19 African states

Eastern and southern African states have passed new legislation to establish seamless upper airspace. The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) which met in … More ››

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FAB CE partners on NAVAID interoperability

The chief executives of FAB CE’s seven air navigation service providers (ANSPs) have given the go-ahead for a NAVAID optimisation project that will improve interoperability … More ››

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Italy’s ENAV lowers free route threshold

ENAV, the Italian air navigation service provider, will now allow all air traffic to plan a direct route through its airspace without referring to the … More ››

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RTCA launches standards development body

RTCA is forming its own Standards Development Organization (SDO) to continue its 83-year track record of producing timely and robust standards and guidance documents to … More ››

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US selects UAS pilot programme participants

US aviation officials have selected ten state, local and tribal governments as participants in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Programme. First announced last October, … More ››

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Invercargill gets New Zealand’s first digital tower

Invercargill Airport will be the first airport in New Zealand to have its air traffic control tower replaced with a digital system operated from a … More ››

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FAA expands drone airspace permit system

The United States’ Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has begun expanding an automated system that will ultimately provide near real-time processing of airspace authorisation requests for unmanned aircraft … More ››

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Gatwick controller shortages force runway closure – despite £60,000 “golden handcuffs”

Gatwick Airport could face more disruption this summer if the business supplying its air traffic control does not tackle the shortage of first-class controllers at … More ››

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