Google Loon signs Ugandan overflight agreement

December 13, 2019 0

High altitude Google subsidiary Loon has secured an overflight agreement with Uganda as it works towards the provision of internet services in Kenya and beyond. “Loon is grateful for the approval that the Uganda government […]


Seychelles plans air traffic management system upgrade

November 6, 2019 0

The Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority (SCAA) plans to introduce surveillance control through an open tender to modernise its air traffic management system. SCAA general manager Esmee Samson said current ATM technology is focussed on flight […]


ENAV’s IDS AIRNAV wins contract in Zambia

October 29, 2019 0

Italy’s ENAV has been awarded, through its subsidiary IDS AirNav a US$1.93 million contract by the Zambia Airport Corporation. The Zambia Airport Corporation provides air navigation services throughout the Republic of Zambia and manages the […]


Nigeria’s NAMA splits Lagos ACC into two sectors

August 6, 2019 0

Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has split the Lagos Sub-Flight Information Region (Sub-FIR) airspace into two sectors, reports Nigerian Flight Deck The sectorisation which took off at exactly 00.01 UTC on 18 July was a […]


ICAO taps CAAi to boost Sierra Leone safety oversight

June 3, 2019 0

CAA International (CAAi), the technical cooperation arm of the UK Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA), is to assist the Sierra Leone Civil Aviation Authority (SLCAA) to strengthen its regulatory oversight capability. Financed by the International Civil […]


Africa takes first steps on ATFM, CDM

September 11, 2018 0

African air navigation service providers (ANSPs) and aviation industry stakeholders have agreed to create and support an air traffic flow management (ATFM) and collaborative decision-making (CDM) initiative. During the recent CANSO Africa Conference hosted in […]


Ethiopia counters Kenya airspace safety claim

September 3, 2018 0

Ethiopian authorities have criticised allegations made by the Kenyan Air Traffic Controllers Association about the safety of its airspace. The Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority (ECAA) said it ‘fully and categorically’ rejected the ‘false and baseless’ statements […]