Operations

Nigeria’s NAMA splits Lagos ACC into two sectors

August 6, 2019 0

Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has split the Lagos Sub-Flight Information Region (Sub-FIR) airspace into two sectors, reports Nigerian Flight Deck The sectorisation which took off at exactly 00.01 UTC on 18 July was a […]

Innovation

France’s DSNA pioneers SWIM weather integration services

July 12, 2019 0

France’s DSNA is introducing an innovative service with more sophisticated real-time weather prediction models to support pre-tactical and tactical phases in operations. Three French area control centres (ACCs) in Bordeaux, Marseille and Reims have been […]

Operations

NewPENS migration project picking up pace

July 10, 2019 0

Denmark’s Naviair and Austro Control became the first air navigation service providers (ANSP) to migrate to NewPENS in mid June, closely followed by PANSA, skyguide, Avinor, EANS and Slovenia Control. On 1 July, Belgium’s skeyes […]

Airports

FlightAware applies predictive technology at Frankfurt

July 10, 2019 0

Fraport will begin using real-time predictive runway arrival times, so called ‘ELDTs’ (Estimated Landing Times) delivered via FlightAware’s Firehose feed as an additional data source in the further optimisation of airport operations at their home […]

Environment

Gatwick noise footprint shrinks by 7% in 2018

June 5, 2019 0

Improved operational procedures have helped shrink the noise footprint at Britain’s second busiest airport. Smoother descents that reduce drag and use less power – the phasing out of the noisiest aircraft and the introduction of […]

Airports

FAA expands LAANC, more airspace access for drones

May 27, 2019 0

The US Federal Aviation Administration is to expand the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC) programme to more than 100 new control towers and airports. Read More About LAANC The LAANC programme has been developed to […]