Single European Sky

Experts deliver set high level goals for Europe’s ATM

April 15, 2019 0

Shared upper airspace with common route charging will in future help deliver the shortest routes possible for airlines and avoid prolonging flights unnecessarily, according to new recommendations from high level aviation experts. The so-called ‘wise […]

Operations

Compare & Contrast

April 11, 2019 0

US productivity remains considerably higher than in the Single European Sky region with each air traffic controller stateside handling at least 56 per cent more volume of traffic than their European counterparts over the last five years. […]

Features

What is Space-Based ADS-B?

April 2, 2019 0

Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) is an air traffic surveillance technology that relies on aircraft broadcasting their identity, a precise GPS position and other information derived from on-board systems. ADS-B is automatic because no work is required […]

Features

Who is Aireon?

April 2, 2019 0

WHO IS AIREON? Aireon is providing the first ever, global air traffic surveillance system using a space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) network that meets the strict, real-time Air Traffic Service (ATS) surveillance requirements for air […]

Safety

Safety Checks

March 22, 2019 1

In the aftermath of the Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX crash on March 10, but before the FAA issued its order grounding those planes, there was a media feeding frenzy because other governments had acted sooner, […]

Events

Three Days In Madrid

March 18, 2019 0

The seventh annual World ATM Congress, held at Feria de Madrid, concluded on Thursday, 14 March. The world’s largest air traffic management (ATM) event attracted a record-breaking 9,573 registrants and 253 exhibitors from 135 countries and territories. […]

Features

On Track

March 17, 2019 0

Faced with significant traffic increases across its airspace, French air navigation service provider DSNA and Thales continue to work together to implement 4–FLIGHT, a new-generation ATM system for en-route control at the two pilot centres […]

Surveillance

Out of Range?

March 7, 2019 0

The SENSR programme will replace aging infrastructure with modern, state of the art surveillance capabilities – something that will call for innovative financing by industry, reports Dan Hanlon. The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) […]

Single European Sky

Pricing For Demand

February 26, 2019 0

In Issue 1, 2019, of Air Traffic Management magazine, Ian Thompson examines the merits of an alternative pricing structure for air navigation services that focuses on creating a market for airspace access As air traffic numbers […]

Features

OPINION: Look North

January 16, 2019 0

Spinning off America’s air traffic control system from direct government control would immunise it from the shocks caused by government shutdowns, writes Christian Britschgi of the Reason Foundation.  One feelgood story making the rounds is […]