CAAs/ANSPs

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 […]

Airspace

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 […]

Contracts

Adacel completes Algeria simulator project

June 13, 2018 0

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) training system at Blida, Algeria. Under terms of the contract […]

Airspace

Seamless airspace plan for 19 African states

May 25, 2018 0

Eastern and southern African states have passed new legislation to establish seamless upper airspace. The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) which met in May to launch the initiative is a free trade area […]

Airspace

Angola hands Intelcan $63m airspace contract

April 13, 2018 0

Canada’s Intelcan Techonosystems has secured a US$63.36 million contract to modernise Angolan airspace. The order, published in Diário da República official gazette dated 2 April, said that the equipment and services provided by the Canadian […]

Single European Sky

Tunisia joins AEFMP airspace overhaul initiative

March 14, 2018 0

WATM2018 Air traffic control agencies from Algeria, France, Morocco, Portugal and Spain have joined with Tunisia in their commitment to optimise their respective airspaces in line with modernisation initiatives such as the Single European Sky (SES) project. The initiative […]

Airspace

Africa's ATNS, ASECNA team on united airspace

December 4, 2017 0

Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) and L’Agence pour la Securite de la Navigation Aerienne en Afrique et a Madagascar – ASECNA, have signed a ground-breaking Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), paving the way for south-west […]

Airlines

African nations must consult on ATM investment

November 14, 2017 0

IATA is calling on African governments to avoid air traffic management re-fragmentation following the move by Rwanda to leave the Dar-Es-Salaam Flight Information Region (FIR) and South Sudan to leave the Khartoum FIR. “ASECNA, COMESA and the […]