New Zealand exports sim technology to Lebanon

Air traffic controllers in Lebanon will soon be training in a ‘real world’ air traffic environment using highly advanced simulation technology developed in New Zealand. … More ››

President Trump issues new call to spin off ATC

The president of the United States used National Air Traffic Control Day to underline his administration’s continuing intention to spin off the Air Traffic Organisation … More ››

NATS tracking Brexit’s likely impact on revenues

Continuing uncertainty over Britain’s decision to leave the European Union could hit the revenue NATS generates from managing traffic, the business has warned. In its latest … 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 ››

CAAS, DFS Aviation Services to collaborate

The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and DFS Aviation Services, the commercial subsidiary of the German air navigation service provider DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung, have … More ››

Inverness is HIAL’s preferred remote hub

A scoping study from consultants Ekos, setting out why Inverness should be the preferred location, has been accepted, in principle, by the Highlands and Islands Airports authority … More ››

Egis wins EC contract on future of EGNOS

A team lead by Egis and including Thales Alenia Space has been awarded a contract to analyse future aviation services for EGNOS, Europe’s satellite-based augmentation … More ››

Latest four Galileo satellites fuelled for launch

Europe’s next four Galileo satellites have been fuelled for launch at Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, in preparation for their launch on 25 July. … 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 ››

Europe’s EASA takes on new responsibilities

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has said it welcomes the adoption by the Council of the European Union of updated aviation safety rules for … More ››