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Kabul assumes full control of Afghan airspace

The Independent Civil Aviation Authority of Afghanistan assumed full control of its airspace after more than 25 years on 9 August following the commissioning of … More ››

Solar powered Zephyr smashes flight record

The solar powered Zephyr S HAPS (High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite) has logged a maiden flight of over 25 days, which may make the record books as … More ››

Italy’s ENAV thrives on robust return to growth

In its first half results for 2018, Italy’s ENAV demonstrated a healthy operating performance on the back of a significant increase in traffic, one of … More ››

SESAR DM, ESA ink Iris co-operation pact

SESAR Deployment Manager and the European Space Agency (ESA) have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) marking the start of the collaboration between both organisations. … More ››

Cranfield selects Rohde & Schwarz to supply voice comms system at UK’s first digital tower

Rohde & Schwarz has been selected by Cranfield University to install its fully IP R&S VCS-4G voice communications system in what is expected to be UK’s … More ››

Serbia’s SMATSA continues to modernise

Serbia’s SMATSA has further increased safety levels through the latest phased deployment of an operational backup system called Fallback ATM, which it claims is a … More ››

Czech Republic deploys AirMap UTM platform

Drone airspace management expert AirMap is delivering situational awareness and authorisation capabilities to the Czech Republic’s growing community of drone operators. Air Navigation Services of the Czech … More ››

EASA welcomes new rules on mental fitness

Europe’s aviation safety regulator has welcomed new safety rules on air operations, including new provisions to better support the mental fitness of air crew. The rules … More ››

Seasonal flexible airspace use reduces fuel burn

Seasonal arrangements between air navigation service providers in charge of some of Europe’s busiest airspace have helped save 3,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions. The … More ››

flydubai and WheelTug sign option agreement

WheelTug, the aircraft electric taxi innovator, and Dubai-based airline flydubai have signed an agreement to reserve up to 60 WheelTug systems for flydubai’s fleet of … More ››