Aviation: trillion-dollar role in wealth creation

Over 56 million jobs worldwide and $2.2 trillion in GDP are supported by aviation, according to a new report released at the global Aviation & … More ››

India set to become third largest aviation market

A new report published by CAPA – Centre for Aviation and air transport IT specialist SITA forecasts that India will become the world’s third largest … More ››

Sensitive airline data to deliver NextGen case

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) plans to request highly sensitive information from airlines as part of a detailed fact-finding mission to justify future NextGen … More ››

FAA’s NextGen Update (March 2012)

Since December, the US Federal Aviation Administration reports that 32 ADS-B radio stations became operational, bringing the total to 363. Additionally, 17 new service volumes … More ››

Improve NextGen management practices: GAO

Better management practices are needed to ensure that the NextGen air traffic system is implemented without further cost overruns and delays, according to a new … More ››

Collision Course

  Bob Poole asks whether the retirement of a generation of controllers hired after the 1981 strike the cause of a large increase in US … More ››

US training gap puts NextGen in peril: OIG

The rollout of the US NextGen modernisation effort will put the already stretched training resources of the FAA under even greater pressure, according to the … More ››

LightSquared cannot coexist with GPS: official report

Nine federal agencies examining the potential interference to GPS receivers from LightSquared´s network insist the system can not coexist with GPS operations. “Based on testing … More ››

Industry offered pre-eminent role in SES roll-out

Industry is to be offered the chief responsibility to ensure the timely and synchronised implementation of Europe’s future air traffic control system by taking on … More ››

ADS-B market intelligence report out now

ATC Global has published a free market intelligence report focusing on ADS-B surveillance technology. Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) has for years been recognised … More ››