SESAR delivers progress update

Two years after the technical launch of the research and development programme, the SESAR Joint Undertaking together with its members and partners delivered the first … More ››

Slowing growth trend continues: IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global traffic results for June showing a continued slowing of growth in the demand for air transport. This … More ››

Marked slow-down in European sim sales

While annual sales of ATC simulators – outside longstanding FAA contractual arrangements – are running at between $30 million -$35 million a year, a new … More ››

US whistleblower scheme needs overhaul

Significant improvements are needed to make the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) voluntary system for reporting air traffic controller errors effective in identifying and addressing aviation … More ››

Augmentation market worth +$6bn: ATC Global

ATC Global’s new market intelligence report reveals a $6 billion price tag on the emerging global market for GBAS and SBAS systems. With a new … More ››

Air Canada pilot mistook Venus for aircraft

A fatigued Air Canada co-pilot who awoke after an authorised nap, believed his flight was on a collision course – initially with the planet Venus … More ››

Aviation weather dossier published

France’s Air and Space Academy, has published its latest dossier Air Traffic and Meteorology. This report follows the conference on the same theme organised in … More ››

Transport Canada falls down on safety audit

A high level audit of aviation watchdog Transport Canada has revealed ‘significant weaknesses’ in how it goes about checking safety. The audit, completed last September, … More ››

Near miss prompts calls for Queenstown review

Air accident investigators in New Zealand are urging changes to Queenstown Airport’s air traffic management system after two Boeing 737s came within around 300 metres … More ››

Boeing, CANSO outline must-do priorities

Boeing and the Civil Air Navigation Services Organization (CANSO) have called on the aviation industry to accelerate the pace of change in air traffic management … More ››