Category Archives: Operations

Operation Irma

With Hurricane Irma closing in, Automatic Dependent Surveillance–Broadcast (ADS-B) played a significant role in the seamless pre-dawn evacuation of 62 Embry Riddle University training aircraft … More ››

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Airservices details Sydney software glitch

Airservices has confirmed that operations were hit by a software issue affecting Sydney Airport’s air traffic control and management system, resulting in major disruptions to … More ››

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ATC strikes, bad weather exacerbated Irish carrier Ryanair’s rostering woes

Irish low cost carrier Ryanair’s pilot rostering system looks largely to blame for its decision to cancel a huge number of its scheduled services although the … More ››

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A4E looks to French govt on industrial reform

European airlines group A4E has called on the French government to use its upcoming ‘Assises de la mobilité’ on September 19 to identify new priorities … More ››

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FABEC cross-border boost for Zurich arrivals

German, French and Swiss air navigation service providers DFS, DSNA and skyguide successfully completed the operational implementation of the FABEC Extended Arrival Management (XMAN) for … More ››

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NATS operations resilience must improve: CAA

The British aviation authority has told NATS that it must do better in some areas following allegations that it breached its air traffic services licence and transport … More ››

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SA Airlink to provide scheduled services to St Helena, Ascension

SA Airlink has signed a three-year deal to provide scheduled services to St Helena Island using an Embraer E190 aircraft type which is viewed as the best … More ››

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Sweden’s ACR wins Gothenburg ANS contract

Privately held Swedish air navigation service provider ACR Aviation Capacity Resources has signed an agreement to operate air traffic control services at Säve Airport in Gothenburg, Sweden, … More ››

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UK holiday getaway putting airspace under greater pressure as records set to be broken

The demand for flying is expected to reach new levels today, according to the UK’s NATS as many schools now breaking up for the holidays. … More ››

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Netherlands Airspace Vision achieves civil-military integration in Dutch upper airspace

Air traffic controllers at Eurocontrol’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) are now providing air traffic control services to both civil and military customers in … More ››

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