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 African […]

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 […]

Surveillance

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 […]

Contracts

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 […]

Contracts

DF Nucleo to equip five Algerian ATC towers

May 24, 2017 0

Spain’s DF Núcleo has secured a contract to equip five control towers in Algeria. The scope of the project includes the supply, installation and commissioning of state-of-the-art air traffic control communications equipment for the control towers […]

Airports

Nigerian ILS to help scale weather hurdle

March 21, 2017 0

Nigeria’s federal government has launched plans to deploy new Instrument Landing Systems (ILS) in at least eleven airports nationwide. The equipment, valued at several millions of dollars, will put an end to flight disruptions during […]