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 […]

Operations

Compare & Contrast

April 11, 2019 0

US productivity remains considerably higher than in the Single European Sky region with each air traffic controller stateside handling at least 56 per cent more volume of traffic than their European counterparts over the last five years. […]

Airspace

HungaroControl wins unique NATO mandate in Europe

March 7, 2019 0

HungaroControl will remain the only air navigation service provider in Europe to control the airspace of a non-neighbouring country. On behalf of NATO, it has been agreed that it will control for an indefinite period […]

Operations

Five Russian regions deploy dual height measurement system

February 4, 2019 0

A Russian height dual measurement system developed by CRTS has passed acceptance tests, reports regional monitoring agency Eurasia. It will allow automatic monitoring of altitude measurement systems and control deviations from predetermined levels of flying […]