Tracing The Future

August 7, 2018 0

SITAONAIR’s François Bardin discusses the status and challenges of datalink in Europe My involvement in European datalink services (DLS) began in 1997 with the Eurocontrol PETAL programme at Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC). Its aim […]


EXCLUSIVE: AirSense Arrives

July 23, 2018 0

Airbus’ launch at this year’s Farnborough Air Show of AirSense to provide aircraft surveillance analytics through fusing Aireon’s space-based real-time ADS-B data is intriguing in its scope. This capability which will provide the anchor for […]


Designing The Future

July 9, 2018 1

Thales’s Vincent Megaïdes, flight avionics strategy director, and André Cléroux, product line manager, were interviewed recently about their vision of aviation in 2040. It went like this… Why choose 2040 as our virtual destination? Vincent […]


NATS reports significant carbon, fuel savings

June 26, 2018 0

More than 200,000 tonnes of aircraft CO2 emission were saved last year as a result of airspace management improvements, according to the latest figures released by UK air traffic service NATS. The reduction equates to […]


Big Data targets capacity planning, efficiency

June 21, 2018 0

Eurocontrol’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) has introduced a Sector Opening Table Architect which takes historic Big Data into account to improve the efficiency of its air traffic management operations. The Sector Opening Table […]