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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

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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 […]


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 African […]


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 […]


NAMA signs deal on space-based ADS-B

October 30, 2017 0

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) said it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Aireon on exploring the deployment of space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) system in Nigeria. In a statement on NAMA’s […]


Italy's Leonardo grows its African footprint

October 26, 2017 0

Leonardo has made further gains in Africa with two contracts to provide ATC systems for Somalia and Sudan. The first contract was signed in Montreal with the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) on behalf of the […]