Operations

FAA seeks to improve handling of US diversions

November 15, 2011 0

In preparation for the upcoming winter storm season, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt are convening a Forum on Wednesday, November 30 to find better ways to manage aircraft diversions. Participants […]

Innovation

New Schiphol system prevents aircraft collisions

November 3, 2011 0

Air Traffic Control the Netherlands (LVNL) officially presented a new safety system on Friday, 28 October designed to prevent the risk of collisions involving aircraft at Schiphol’s take-off and landing runways. The unique system was […]

Operations

New ATC and radar approach control centre for Memphis

October 21, 2011 0

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Randy Babbitt has dedicated the new $72.6 million air traffic control tower and radar approach control at Memphis International Airport. The new tower enables air traffic controllers to continue to […]

Operations

MarkLogic powers FAA emergency operations network

October 20, 2011 0

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has selected MarkLogic to power its Emergency Operations Network (EON). EON is the programme used by the FAA to monitor and track severe weather and emergencies, with a dashboard that […]

Operations

NG extends Airport Realtime Collaboration capability

October 17, 2011 0

Northrop Grumman Europe-based airport systems group has expanded its Airport Realtime Collaboration (ARC) portfolio to include new capabilities in passenger flow forecasting and queue time management. The new ARC passenger flow module can give airport […]