160m passengers face being grounded, €88bn lost to aviation economy as Europe struggles with serious capacity challenges up to 2040

European aviation will fail to cope with the demand for flights over the next 20 years with around 160 million passengers unable to fly by … More ››

Heathrow’s capacity woes hinder connectivity

London Heathrow is losing out to its European rivals through sheer lack of capacity needed in order to grow, according to ACI EUROPE in its latest … More ››

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 ››