SESAR

4-FLIGHT: DSNA and Thales sign development deal

July 4, 2011 0

DSNA chief Maurice Georges and Jean-Loïc Galle, Thales SVP for Air Operations, have formally agreed to develop the 4-FLIGHT system and to have it deployed in two ACCs before 2015. The 4-FLIGHT programme, launched in […]

SESAR

Fly4D awarded first SESAR contract

June 27, 2011 0

The Fly4D consortium – led by Airbus with Cassidian, Honeywell, Lufthansa Systems and Sabre Airline Solutions– has been awarded a contract to perform SESAR sub-work package 11.1 (Flight and Wing Operations Centres). This work will […]

SESAR

Danube FAB appoints Helios

June 24, 2011 0

Aviation consultancy Helios has been appointed to support the project management office of Danube FAB. The governments of Bulgaria and Romania, together with their respective national supervisory authorities and air navigation service providers BULATSA and […]

SESAR

First COOPANS Thales ATC system goes operational

June 22, 2011 0

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has been the first COOPANS member to set in operation the COOPANS Eurocat ATC system in both Shannon and Dublin air traffic control in April and May respectively. The operational […]

SESAR

Eurocontrol outlines recent validation efforts

June 21, 2011 0

Several validation exercises aiming at improving air traffic efficiency in critical areas have been performed at the Eurocontrol Experimental Centre at Brétigny/Orge, France. Between 30 May and 7 June, the PANAM real-time simulation, conducted as […]

Innovation

Airports and SESAR together to modernise European ATM

June 17, 2011 0

The SESAR Joint Undertaking, a unique public-private partnership in air traffic management, has signed a contract and cooperation agreement with ACI EUROPE the European airports trade body – to engage its technical expertise in the […]

SESAR

European ATC modernisation at risk: ASD

June 17, 2011 0

Political uncertainties about financing are raising doubts as to the agreed overhaul of European air traffic management, according to European industry body ASD. At risk are annual savings of billions of euro and major environmental […]

Innovation

VINGA demonstrates first RNP-AR arrival with ILS approach

May 25, 2011 0

The VINGA (Validation and Implementation of Next Generation Airspace) green flight trials were launched on 24 May with a one-hour demonstration flight, reports Aimee Turner from Göteborg airport. VINGA – a project within the SESAR […]