Airports

Airbus, Cranfield select landing systems expert

October 18, 2018 0

Cranfield University has appointed Martin Skote as Airbus professor of landing systems engineering. He joins the University from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Modern aircraft design has led to lighter fuselage and wings, as well as […]

Airspace

New procedures for bad weather over Alps

September 12, 2018 0

Multinational air traffic management experts working in some of the busiest, most congested airspace in Europe have come together to develop a set of cross-border procedures to deal with adverse weather conditions in the Alps […]

Innovation

RECAT-EU increases capacity at Leipzig Halle 

July 24, 2018 0

Air traffic controllers at Leipzig Halle Airport are using a new procedure to safely guide more aircraft to land within a shorter period of time. DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung, the German air navigation service provider, has […]

Operations

Saudi's GACA, FAA to train, boost operations

June 30, 2018 0

The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the United States have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to train and improve operations in civil aviation. GACA president Abdulhakim […]

Airspace

US pilots urge safe future space ops integration

June 27, 2018 0

Congressional leaders must begin work now to ensure that commercial space operations are safely integrated in to US airspace and that safety remains the highest priority for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) according to a US […]

Operations

Eurocontrol future-proofs network operations

June 4, 2018 0

Eurocontrol has signed an essential contract for flight, flow and airspace applications. The Brussels-based organisation said it recognised that it needed to move away from legacy Waterfall development, the traditional sequential eight-step design process (conception, […]