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 […]

Avionics

ADS-B Technologies and Globalstar connect on NextGen

July 20, 2011 0

ADS-B Technologies ALAS system will use Globalstar’s network of satellites and ground stations to provide both ADS-B surveillance and communications services for NextGen air traffic control. To help meet the NextGen agenda for air traffic […]

Meteorology

MTECH Systems to provide RVR equipment

July 19, 2011 0

MTECH Systems is providing Runway Visual Range (RVR) Systems for air bases in India as part of the Indian Air Forces Modernisation of Air Field Infrastructure (MAFI) project. Under the contract awarded by The Tata […]

Meteorology

MAFI opting for NGC navigation equipment

July 7, 2011 0

Northrop Grumman Corporation´s Europe-based air traffic management subsidiary, Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems is providing a range of navigation equipment including Instrument Landing Systems (ILS) and Doppler VHF Omni-directional Range Systems (DVOR) for air bases […]

Meteorology

ATS Systems Fully Operational in Taipei FIR

July 5, 2011 0

ANWS (Air Navigation and Weather Services), the Air Navigation Services Provider for the Taipei FIR, has announced the operational deployment of its new ATMAS air traffic services systems for the entire Taipei FIR as of […]

Meteorology

Raytheon triples bandwidth on weather satellite system

June 28, 2011 0

Raytheon Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System team has successfully tripled the bandwidth on the Satellite Broadcast Network (SBN)/NOAAPort, the primary vehicle through which hydrometeorological forecasting products are provided to the National Weather Service´s Advanced Weather […]