Single European Sky

Good Tidings?

June 18, 2019 0

Will the report of the Wise Persons Group on the future of the Single European Sky herald a much needed revolution for the industry, asks Paul Ravenhill? The Wise Persons Group (WPG) report published in […]


Growth Potential

June 7, 2019 0

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new $61 million air traffic control tower and Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) at Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro, North Carolina. “This […]


Paradise Lost?

April 25, 2019 1

Issues in the management of en route air traffic over the South Pacific highlight problems that need to be overcome elsewhere in an effort to more efficiently manage oceanic airspace. Three air navigation service providers […]

Single European Sky

Experts set high level goals for Europe

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 […]


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. […]


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 […]


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 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, […]


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. […]


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 […]