Innovation

ICAO launches global aviation space weather network

November 25, 2019 0

A new 24/7 service has been launched to provide real-time and worldwide space weather updates for commercial and general aviation. Why is Solar Weather Important?  The new service will generate and share space weather advisories […]

Business Aviation

IATA, SmartSky to enable business jet-reported turbulence data

October 28, 2019 0

SmartSky Networks, the provider of next-generation inflight connectivity solutions, is collaborating with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to bring its open, commercial-ready digital services to IATA’s new turbulence mitigation platform, Turbulence Aware. IATA’s Turbulence Aware […]

Corporate

Swiss regulator FOCA revises MeteoSwiss services charges

October 16, 2019 0

The Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA) has ruled that skyguide – and, by extension, all users of aeronautical meteorological services – were overcharged by MeteoSwiss. The Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology (MeteoSwiss) provides […]

Meteorology

Argentina’s EANA trials first CATIII AWOS at Cordoba

September 30, 2019 0

Argentina’s EANA has put its first Cat III AWOS (Automatic Weather Observing System) in pre-operational mode at Córdoba International Airport in central Argentina. The new system, which will undergo operational testing for a month, required […]

Innovation

France’s DSNA pioneers SWIM weather integration services

July 12, 2019 0

France’s DSNA is introducing an innovative service with more sophisticated real-time weather prediction models to support pre-tactical and tactical phases in operations. Three French area control centres (ACCs) in Bordeaux, Marseille and Reims have been […]