Single European Sky

First FAB report outlines airspace user savings

April 19, 2011 0

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) and NATS have published the third UK-Ireland Functional Airspace Block (FAB) Plan for the period 2011–2014 and their annual report on progress achieved in 2010. The FAB, the first in […]

SESAR

Central European air traffic receives EU project boost

April 19, 2011 0

Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovenia will participate in a joint FABEC project with €1.4 million of EU co-financing. The study will identify solutions to implement Single European Sky II (SES II) legislation and […]

Airspace

UK CAA proposes PBN policy

April 18, 2011 0

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today published proposed policy guidance on Performance-based Navigation (PBN) in UK and Irish Airspace. The document is a key component of the CAA’s Future Airspace Strategy, designed to […]

Safety

FAA fatigue measures win NATCA suppport

April 18, 2011 0

The US National Air Traffic Controllers Association has given its support to the FAA´s latest steps to tackle fatigue. NATCA President Paul Rinaldi issued the statement of support after yet another incident. Here the controller […]

Safety

New US shift rules to prevent fatigue

April 18, 2011 0

US officials announced new shift rules for air traffic controllers on April 17 as part of a “zero tolerance” policy to stop controlers falling asleep while working Hank Krakowski, head of US air traffic control, […]

News

Volga-Dnepr to develop electronic SMS

April 18, 2011 0

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has joined forces with Russias Ulyanovsk State University on a project to develop an electronic system to support the prevention of air accidents. Following a tender conducted at the end of 2010 to […]

Single European Sky

EU study to improve UK/Irish co-ordination

April 15, 2011 0

The European Commission has awarded more than €1.15 million in financing to a study which aims to design and validate the establishment of High Level Sectors (HLS) over Irish and British airspace. This will allow […]

SESAR

North Atlantic RLongSM trial underway

April 14, 2011 0

The SESAR Joint Undertaking reports that the first day of trials of Reduced Longitudinal Separation Minimum in the North Atlantic (RLongSM) project took place on 5 April. The project, which is part of the AIRE […]