News

Thales and CGx Aero team on data across Africa

March 31, 2011 0

Thales and CGx Aero have been awarded a contract by the Agency for the Security of Air Navigation in Africa and Madagascar (ASECNA) to deploy a centralised Aeronautical Information Management (AIM) System for its 17 […]

SESAR

Commission highlights SESAR in ambitious plans

March 31, 2011 0

On 28 March, the European Commission adopted a comprehensive strategy (Transport 2050) for a competitive transport system that will increase mobility, remove major barriers in key areas and fuel growth and employment. At the same […]

Innovation

Dutch ANSP embarks on time-based innovation

March 30, 2011 0

Air Traffic Control the Netherlands (LVNL) is preparing to implement its Speed and Route Advisor (SARA) project, part of a strategy to completely innovate the way in which aircraft arrive at major airports where there […]

News

Link Microtek launches infra-red security solution

March 30, 2011 0

The Infra-Com digital communications system from Link Microtek uses infra-red technology to provide totally secure and mobile short-range voice communications and is therefore ideal for use in air-traffic-control (ATC) applications. Not only does it enable […]

News

Controller suspended in Cirrus intercept

March 30, 2011 0

The FAA is investigating an incident that occurred on Sunday March 27, 2011 when an air traffic controller in the Central Florida Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) requested assistance from a passenger aircraft in checking […]

News

FAA makes progress on risky for-hire ops

March 29, 2011 0

The FAA has worked hard to improve its safety oversight of for-hire aircraft companies but needs to do more in the area of air tours and illegal operators, says a government watchdog. The FAA is […]

News

Political Unrest Slows Global Growth

March 29, 2011 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released scheduled international traffic for February 2011 showing increases of 6.0% and 2.3% respectively for passenger and cargo demand compared to February 2010. February demand growth was down […]

News

FAA Installs 150th Alaska Weather Camera

March 29, 2011 0

In an ongoing effort to improve aviation safety in Alaska, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has turned on its 150th weather camera in Talkeetna, a historic village whose airport is the hub for mountain climbing […]

Surveillance

Era Surface System Operational in Madrid

March 28, 2011 0

SRA Subsidiary Era has deployed MSS ADS-B and Multilateration Surveillance System for Spanish ANSP Aeropuertos Espanoles y Navegacion Aerea (AENA) at the Madrid-Barajas Airport. The solution, which was installed in partnership with EMTE Sistemas, utilizes […]