FAA and NATCA reach agreement on fatigue

July 5, 2011 0

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) have announced agreement on important fatigue recommendations that were developed by a joint FAA-NATCA working group which was established under the […]


4-FLIGHT: DSNA and Thales sign development deal

July 4, 2011 0

DSNA chief Maurice Georges and Jean-Loïc Galle, Thales SVP for Air Operations, have formally agreed to develop the 4-FLIGHT system and to have it deployed in two ACCs before 2015. The 4-FLIGHT programme, launched in […]


EIZO Releases 4Kx2K Monitor with LED backlight

July 4, 2011 0

EIZO has released the DuraVision FDH3601 LCD monitor, a 4Kx2K monitor with a 36.4″ screen. The DuraVision FDH3601 is a member of the EIZO ATC Primary Control Monitor range of high-end LCD monitors. The DuraVision […]


Middle East unrest poses risk: IATA

July 1, 2011 0

Air passenger traffic rose 6.8 per cent in May, according to industry association IATA which warned of risks from unrest in the Middle East and the European currency crisis. “We saw positive developments for the […]


Green Light for Green Flights: INSPIRE

June 30, 2011 0

The green light has been given for a series of green demonstration flights to be operated by Emirates Airline, Etihad Airways and Virgin Australia between the UAE and Australia, on 16th and 22nd July 2011. […]


FAA launches GA airport study

June 29, 2011 0

The FAA is taking a top-down look at the current general aviation airport system in the U.S. to better describe and explain the many roles and functions these airports serve in their respective communities. The […]


Saab to acquire Sensis

June 29, 2011 0

Defence and security company Saab has announced a definitive agreement to acquire the US company Sensis Corporation (Sensis), a leading provider of air traffic management (ATM) solutions and surveillance technologies, for approximately $155 million (about […]