Space-based ADS-B surveillance to be safety ‘game changer’: FSF

Space-based ADS-B has the potential to significantly improve flight safety, efficiency and the health of the industry overall, according to a new report from the … More ››

Incident prompts controller risk assessment

Airservices Australia is to improve its training procedures for enroute air traffic controllers following an investigation into a loss of separation incident that occurred in … More ››

New ATM guide from enviro group ATAG

The Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) has released a new report on the future of air traffic management at the ICAO Air Navigation Conference in … More ››

Qantas call sign error led to separation loss

A preliminary report by Australian air safety investigators has revealed that the call sign label for a QantasLink Boeing 717 cleared to descend into the … More ››

Flight ops role overlooked in NextGen

NextGen architects are failing to include the vital role of airline flight operations centres in planning how US airspace will be managed in future. The … More ››

Economic woes force August US capacity cuts

Scheduled flight operations within North America will be at their lowest August level for 10 years, according to the latest statistics from flight schedule data … More ››

Report: Sequestration will ground NextGen

The NextGen programme to overhaul the US airspace system could be delayed a decade if $1.2 trillion in automatic federal cuts are made, according to … More ››

New study details sequestration impact

A new study by Econsult Corporation on the impact of sequestration on the FAA budget will be released today. The study lays out scenarios of … More ››

US airlines score on-time record

The largest US airlines scored record marks during the first half of this year for on-time performance, the fewest long tarmac delays, and the lowest … More ››

NATS statement on 2011-12 financial performance

NATS’ strong operating and financial performance reflects our success in meeting key targets which deliver significant value for airlines in the form of flight efficiency, … More ››