ERA first foreign MLAT provider in China

China aviation regulators have issued a permit certificate to Czech manufacturer ERA which makes it the only foreign manufacturer allowed to deliver all airport surface, … More ››

Kuwait,Deerns sign navigation systems contract

Kuwait’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has signed a contract worth KD 10.19 million (USD33.6 million) with the Dutch Deerns company for providing management … More ››

Leesburg Executive to resume remote tests

Virginia’s Leesburg Executive Airport is to recommence testing its remote air traffic control system in June for a 30-day period. Phase 3a of the programme … More ››

Lyon is France’s first regional A-CDM airport

Lyon-Saint Exupéry has become France’s first regional A-CDM airport. The Airport Collaborative Decision Making (A-CDM) concept developed by Eurocontrol for the major European airports makes … More ››

Heathrow 3rd runway gains minister approval

Plans for a third runway at Heathrow Airport have been approved by UK cabinet ministers. The government’s economic sub-committee, chaired by Prime Minister Theresa May, … More ››

Airlines to scrutinise cost of OneSKY benefits

An airline industry chief has warned that Australia’s AUS$1.2 billion OneSKY programme which will unify both civil and military air traffic management must not lead … More ››

Digital Roadmap

Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Digital Transformation in Airports, reveals that increased passenger traffic and global capacity constraints will drive airport IT spending to $4.63 … More ››

FAA approves 777X folding composite wingtips

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved Boeing’s folding CFRP wingtip design for its two 777X aircraft variants, the 777-8 and 777-9 allowing the aircraft to use standard … More ››

Amsterdam Schiphol becomes 28th CDM airport

Schiphol today completed the necessary changes to its information systems needed to make the Dutch hub a fully operational A-CDM (Airport Collaborative Decision Making) airport. … More ››

Airports ‘ill-equipped for major cyber attack’

New research has found that airports are ill-equipped to deal with a major cyber attack and that remote tower technology could represent a major vulnerability. … More ››