Airlines

Rising oil prices hit profitability

March 21, 2012 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced a downgrade to its industry outlook for 2012 primarily due to rising oil prices. IATA expects airlines to turn a global profit of $3.0 billion in 2012 […]

Contracts

NG, Persistent work on special mission WAAS

March 20, 2012 0

Northrop Grumman has signed a teaming agreement with Persistent Surveillance Systems (PSS) LLC, Dayton, Ohio to integrate and support PSS’s family of sensors into commercial derivative special mission aircraft to include wide area surveillance sensors […]

CAAs/ANSPs

ATNS, ENAV sign business development deal

March 14, 2012 0

South African air navigation service provider ATNS is to partner Italian counterpart ENAV to explore developing joint commercial activities in foreign markets. ATNS CEO, Patrick Dlamini co-signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Massimo Garbini, […]

Avionics

Boeing,Elbit sign Brazil investment pact

March 5, 2012 0

Boeing and Elbit Systems of America have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that supports the development of advanced avionics capabilities in Brazil. Boeing has selected Elbit to provide the Large Area Display system that […]

Corporate

Era to build new Czech HQ facility

March 5, 2012 0

ERA a.s., has announced plans to build a new headquarters building adjacent to its current factory location in Pardubice, Czech Republic. The company said it is experiencing increased demand for its products and services which […]

Avionics

IntervalZero/Alta Data form avionics partnership

February 28, 2012 0

Real-time software provider IntervalZero and Alta Data Technologies, a provider of MIL-STD-1553 and ARINC interface cards and Ethernet convertor/appliances, have formed a strategic partnership to provide real-time Microsoft Windows capabilities for avionics applications. Alta has […]

CAAs/ANSPs

ENAV and Vitrociset link on new export bid

February 28, 2012 0

Italy’s air navigation service provider ENAV and ICT business Vitrociset have inked a deal to work jointly to develop commercial activities within export markets. The agreement aims to present the range of services and products […]

Airports

Safer landings with new Airbus consultancy

February 27, 2012 0

A new specialised consulting service from Airbus will help improve the safety of landing operations at airports around the world, leveraging the capabilities of its advanced ELISE (Exact Landing Interference Simulation Environment) software. Developed by […]

CAAs/ANSPs

NATS owners mull impact of govt sale

February 17, 2012 0

A NATS shareholder confirms that if the UK Government goes ahead with selling part of its stake in the UK ANSP, it could lead to a new owner – possibly DFS – taking a controlling […]

Corporate

OMNIPOL acquires ERA a.s.

November 23, 2011 0

ERA a.s., a former subsidiary of SRA International has been acquired by Prague-based OMNIPOL a.s. ERA a.s. has delivered passive and active multilateration and ADS-B solutions globally for airport surface, terminal area and En Route […]