Operations


Saudi’s GACA, FAA to train, boost operations

The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the United States have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to … 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 ››

Ramping Up

From The Overlook at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT), a public observation area, enthusiasts can witness aircraft landing and taking off from the world’s … 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 ››

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 ››

Eurocontrol alert system to warn all controllers on aircraft judged ‘unsafe’ to transit EU airspace

Eurocontrol has deployed a new system to prevent unsafe aircraft from entering European airspace. Since November 2016, any non-European aircraft that enters the European Union needs … More ››

Eurocontrol future-proofs network operations

Eurocontrol has signed an essential contract for flight, flow and airspace applications. The Brussels-based organisation said it recognised that it needed to move away from … More ››

Drone collision guidance issued to pilots and air traffic control

British pilot and air traffic control bodies have worked together to create guidance in preventing drone collisions. The British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) and the … 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 ››

Airbus Aerial conducts runway mapping at world’s busiest airport – Hartsfield-Jackson

Airbus Aerial, the commercial aerial services business launched by Airbus less than a year ago, recently conducted runway mapping and inspections at the world’s busiest … More ››