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DFS takes the helm at A6 Alliance

January 27, 2016 0

Professor Klaus-Dieter Scheurle, chairman and chief executive of Germany’s DFS, has become the new chairman of the Steering Board of the A6 Alliance of European air navigation service providers (ANSP). He takes over from Ignacio […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Austro Control deploys TopSky system

December 4, 2015 0

Austro Control has now deployed the TopSky air traffic control system at all Austrian airports since rollout launched at the Vienna area control centre in February 2013. All information – such as radar and flight […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Enlarged A6 Alliance renews SESAR commitment

October 5, 2015 0

The leaders of Europe’s leading air navigation service providers (ANSPs) have renewed their commitment to work together to help modernise Europe’s air traffic management system – and expanded their agreement to draw in other European […]

Avionics

Space to fly

September 21, 2015 1

There was substantial consensus on the challenges among those taking part in the ATM Middle East Survey – as well as a good number of  solutions. Here is Helios’ summary and a few of its […]

Middle East Survey 2015

Regional collaboration

September 21, 2015 0

How can the Middle East achieve effective regional co-ordination without a body such as Eurocontrol? How does it balance the different priorities of each state? Mohammed Ali Ahmed, BCAA Achieving effective regional coordination is very […]

CAAs/ANSPs

COOPANS upgrade at seven ATC centres

June 24, 2015 0

The COOPANS common ATM system is now embedded in all seven area control centres within the five partners. COOPANS is an international partnership between the air navigation service providers of Austria (Austro Control), Croatia (Croatia […]

Single European Sky

European ATM gets a boost from EU funds

April 14, 2015 0

The EU’s TEN-T Programme will co-finance with nearly €800,000 the first step towards bringing together two different European air traffic management (ATM) systems. Their convergence towards a common technical platform by 2025 is expected to […]

CAAs/ANSPs

LFV selects Airtel data link comms test system

April 8, 2015 0

Swedish air traffic control LFV is now using Airtel ATN’s CPDLC test systems. CPDLC (Controller Pilot Data Link Communications) is a type of text message service between pilot and controllers that will improve flight safety […]

CAAs/ANSPs

WATM: DSNA, COOPANS launch CODACAS

March 13, 2015 0

French air navigation service provider DSNA and the COOPANS Alliance have launched the CODACAS or ‘Convergence Of DSNA And COOPANS ATM Systems’ programme targeting a common build by 2025. Take part in Helios’ industry survey […]

Euro Survey 2015

Competition: The concept of separating support from core services is gaining traction. Do you believe that the attitude of European air navigation service providers (ANSP) is changing in terms of being open to different business models?

February 20, 2015 0

The concept of separating support from core services is gaining traction. Do you believe that the attitude of European air navigation service providers (ANSP) is changing in terms of being open to different business models? […]