Contracts

European meteorology to support SESAR

January 19, 2012 0

Eurocontrol has awarded the EUMETNET Consortium led by EUMETNET a contract to support SESAR’s development of meteorological information services on behalf of the SESAR Joint Undertaking Seven national meteorological services and three industry partners will […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Skyguide teams with MeteoSwiss on weather radar maintenance

January 16, 2012 0

Skyguide, Switzerland´s air navigation services provider, has newly assumed responsibility for technical maintenance activities at the weather radar facilities of MeteoSwiss, the Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology, at La Dôle, on Monte Lema and […]

Airlines

Flybe partners with AirDat to provide real-time data

December 7, 2011 0

AirDat, a private US-based weather forecaster, and Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, have announced a partnership to provide real-time meteorological data for Europe directly from Flybe’s 83-strong fleet of aircraft. Flybe aircraft will be the […]

Meteorology

Met Office aviation experts launch new weather service

November 15, 2011 0

Met Office aviation experts have launched a new weather service for airport operators WeatherWindows, which was recently demonstrated to a select group of the aviation community at an event at Heathrow Airport, is a weather […]

Meteorology

Raytheon teams with AirDat and Metron on NextGen weather

October 2, 2011 0

Raytheon has teamed with AirDat and Metron Aviation to provide a low-risk, cost effective and innovative approach for the Federal Aviation Administration´s (FAA) Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) weather programmes. The partnership will help […]

Airports

London Heathrow delivers update on winter resilience

September 29, 2011 0

London Heathrow Airport has published a Winter Resilience Programme Update detailing the progress being made to ensure the airport is better prepared in the event of extreme winter weather. Following the severe weather of December […]

Meteorology

New EASA IMC rules proposed for pilots

September 23, 2011 0

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has released proposed rules on qualifications for flying in Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC). With Notice of Proposed Amendment (NPA) 2011-16, the Agency puts forward for consideration new and more […]

Meteorology

Panama approves ATC investment

September 6, 2011 0

An additional $8 million was approved by the Republic of Panama´s National Economic Council (CENA) for the Civil Aviation Authority to begin construction of a new Air Traffic Control and Radar Approach Centre. Minister of […]

Environment

INSPIRE Yields Substantial Fuel and CO2 Savings

August 26, 2011 0

Airservices played a central role in servicing two international Emirates flights through Australian airspace in mid-July that yielded substantial savings in fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emissions. Results from the flights showed a combined total […]

Meteorology

NTSB launches team to assist Guyana investigators

August 1, 2011 0

The US National Transportation Safety Board has launched a team of investigators today to assist the government of Guyana with its investigation into the accident at Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Georgetown, Guyana, involving a scheduled […]