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FAA review spurs management shuffle

May 3, 2011 0

Additional management changes and other actions to air traffic control have been announced by FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt as a part of FAA´s comprehensive review of the air traffic control system The US FAA is […]

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Italian court actions threaten safety: IFATCA

May 3, 2011 0

In 2010, the International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers Associations (IFATCA) responded to the ruling from the Italian High Court, which confirmed sentences against air traffic controllers on duty at the time of a controlled […]

Surveillance

Indra wins Jordan ATM contract

April 27, 2011 0

Indra has won a contract to implement radar surveillance and air traffic management systems in Jordan. The contract awarded by the Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission (CARC) of the country, amounts to €4M. This new win […]

Surveillance

Thales ATC radar inaugurated by Georgian President

April 26, 2011 0

Mikheil Saakashvili President of Georgia and Thierry Mariani, French Transport have inaugurated the Thales Monopulse Secondary Surveillance Radar (MSSR) system installed at the Poti Airport in Georgia. The implementation of this advanced technology radar system […]

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GPS operational control segment goes live

April 26, 2011 0

Boeing´s GPS Operational Control Segment (OCS) has gained full operational status with the US Air Force 50th Space Wing, Schriever Air Force Base, Colo. OCS keeps the GPS system operational within specified accuracy to provide […]

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Ash cloud concerns legitimate: report

April 26, 2011 0

Concerns for air traffic during volcanic ash cloud were legitimate, according to the Guardian newspaper. The report in today´s paper (http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/apr/25/air-traffic-volcanic-ash-cloud) says scientific tests found that grains in last April´s ash cloud were sharp enough […]

Safety

NATCA calls for fatigue measures

April 26, 2011 0

Statement from NATCA President Paul Rinaldi: Last week we began an open and honest dialogue with our members about recent incidents and the reminder to always uphold the high standard of professionalism and commitment to […]

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Firefly Relies on Navigation Data from Lufthansa Systems

April 21, 2011 0

Malaysian regional airline Firefly will use the comprehensive navigation data from Lufthansa Systems for its Flight Management System (FMS). Both companies recently signed a three-year-contract for the use of Lido/FMS. The FMS database contains all […]

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US transport chief sets new tarmac delay targets

April 21, 2011 0

US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has announced new airline passenger protections that will expand the current ban on lengthy tarmac delays. The new rule will now extend to cover foreign airlines’ operations at US airports […]