Airspace


NAVBLUE, Airbus, Thales link with EU-China industry partners to optimise Shanghai airspace

NAVBLUE and its partners have launched a project to optimise Shanghai airspace to improve flight efficiency, enhance safety and airport accessibility. The project was officially … More ››

FABEC sets traffic record although volatility leads to significant capacity issues

FABEC celebrated an all time high in terms of managed air traffic in 2017 leaving some sectors struggling to cope with demand that was not … More ››

Eurocontrol validates SESAR project for NM to manage and distribute flight plans for military

Civil and military aviation stakeholders are working together on SESAR solutions to enable military air traffic operations in Europe’s increasing complex and congested airspace. Tests … More ››

UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain. Egypt seek ICJ law decision over Qatar airspace issue

The United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt have submitted the issue of the sovereign airspace of the four Arab countries with Qatar which … More ››

Boeing HorizonX Ventures leads $16 million investment in on-demand urban delivery startup

Boeing is to invest in Matternet, a US-based startup pioneering safe, on-demand unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) delivery operations in urban environments. Matternet’s advanced logistics platform – … More ››

First transatlantic MALE RPA flight planned July

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems plans to make the first-ever transatlantic flight of a Medium-altitude, Long-endurance (MALE) Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA). GA-ASI’s company-owned MQ-9B SkyGuardian RPA … More ››

US pilots urge safe future space ops integration

Congressional leaders must begin work now to ensure that commercial space operations are safely integrated in to US airspace and that safety remains the highest priority … More ››

Zurich airport projects cut environmental impact, boost passenger connectivity

Skyguide is overcoming one of the disadvantages of the ‘first come, first served’ principle where aircraft queuing at arrival route entry points just before the … More ››

UK failure to approve GPS sat-nav approaches not ‘our finest hour’: British airspace chief

Britain’s all-party parliamentary group on general aviation is demanding that the roll-out of GPS approaches is accelerated after the UK’s aviation regulator admitted the four-year delay … More ››

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 ››