ATC staff shortages, strikes disrupting plans of millions of airline passengers this summer

Europe’s largest airline Ryanair is calling for urgent action by the European Commission and the 28 EU member states to call a halt to the … More ››

Brexit could see UK excluded from critical future cyber, U-Space and Galileo sat-nav programmes

Britain could be left out of Brussels’ vision of a vibrant U-Space that will support an emerging European drone industry, according to a report in … More ››

The FAA must change drone risk assessment approach to enable faster airspace integration

An overly conservative approach to safety risk assessments at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proving a significant barrier to the development of drone technology, … More ››

ENAIRE, Everis showcase drone ATM integration

ENAIRE, the main provider of air navigation services in Spain, has teamed with Everis Aerospacial, Defensa y Seguridad with the support of Airmap, to mount a … 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 ››

NASA tests solo Ikhana drone in public airspace without safety chase plane for the first time

NASA’s remotely-piloted Ikhana aircraft, based at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California, successfully flew its first mission in the National Airspace System … More ››

Adacel completes Algeria simulator project

ATC training systems Adacel Systems has completed installation and site acceptance testing for an Air Traffic Control (ATC) simulation system and Intelligent Communications Environment (ICE) … More ››

EASA’s new Basic Regulation receives EP nod

The European Parliament has voted overwhelmingly in favour of a new mandate for the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) during a June 12 plenary session. … More ››

DFMC GNSS will begin within the next decade

ICAO and standards setting bodies RTCA and EUROCAE are developing aviation standards for Dual Frequency Multi Constellation services (DFMC) which could mean operational readiness in the 2025-2028 … More ››

GAMA, ADS urge European Commission to allow Brexit planning between EASA and British CAA

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has joined forces with the UK’s ADS Group of aerospace manufacturers in sending a letter to the chief negotiator … More ››