Innovation

Thales to head European geofencing solutions research

March 20, 2019 0

Thales is to manage a European research project supported by Aeromapper, AirMap, Atechsys and SPH Engineering to develop new services for safe, efficient and secure airspace access for a large number of drones. SESAR Joint […]

Navigation

GSA, SESAR DM sign MoU on European GNSS 

March 18, 2019 0

The European GNSS Agency (GSA) and the SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on future cooperation to modernise European Air Traffic Management by leveraging Galileo and EGNOS systems. Both EGNOS and […]

Innovation

DLR tests new multiple remote tower concept

March 8, 2019 0

German research institute DLR and its international partners have carried out simulations to investigate how a single air traffic controller can control not just one, but multiple airports. “The successful test campaign and its recent […]

Environment

A4E attacks inefficiency impact on environment

March 7, 2019 0

ATC strikes, technical failures and operational shortcomings have generated one million tonnes of avoidable carbon dioxide emissions over the last five years  – on top of the additional pollution caused by the lack of progress […]

Airlines

New European ATM targets ‘rewarding failure’

March 6, 2019 0

The European Commission is rewarding failure with the latest set of targets for the European ATM industry, according to an European airline organisation chief. Commenting on the targets, International Air Transport Association (IATA) regional vice […]

Airspace

Europe reveals vision of unified upper airspace

March 6, 2019 0

European ATM modernisers are proposing a radical new approach to the EU region’s upper airspace architecture that takes full advantage of modern technology and decouples service provision from local infrastructure. The origins of the proposal […]

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 […]