SunExpress prepares for CPDLC mandate

June 25, 2013 0

Turkish Airlines and Lufthansas joint venture, SunExpress, will be retrofitting its entire Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft with Rockwell Collins Link 2000+ solution to comply with Eurocontrol’s Controller Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC) airspace requirement. Rockwell […]


Sri Lanka commissions Intelcan's Skycontrol

May 30, 2013 0

Intelcan has commissioned its core product, the SKYCONTROL air traffic management system at the Colombo area control centre in Sri Lanka. SKYCONTROL ATM replaces the existing ATM system and the operator consoles previously installed at […]


Sita offers Indonesia seamless data link

May 8, 2013 0

Aircraft flying into Indonesian airspace will soon enjoy enhanced air-to-ground communications with a new seamless air-to-ground data link service from air transport communications specialist SITA. Airline crews and controllers in the Jakarta Flight Information Region […]


DataComm trials to expand in April

March 5, 2013 0

DataComm is progressing, with trials expanding to Newark International Airport in April, reports FAA Focus. Federal Aviation Administration chief Michael Huerta addressed DataComm and a number of other issues in a speech in early February […]


Patchy progress made on controller-pilot data link

March 1, 2013 0

Replacing voice communications with digital messages for numerous routine exchanges between controllers and pilots is a key element of both NextGen and SESAR, and is a building block for eventual implementation of user-preferred trajectory-based operations, […]


Fraport inaugurates ATRiCS sim centre

February 14, 2013 0

German airport operator Fraport will now train its apron controllers at a new 300 sqm simulation centre located at its Frankfurt Airport (FRA) home base. The core of Fraport’s center is a tower simulator provided […]


COCESNA, SITA partner on Central American FANS

February 14, 2013 0

Airlines operating in the Central American Flight Information Region, covering Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, will have the support of data link technology for aircraft surveillance and communications between pilots and air […]


WATM: NAV PORTUGAL partners with SITA on datalink

February 14, 2013 0

World ATM Congress, Madrid: NAV Portugal, the air navigation service provider for Portuguese airspace, has partnered with air transport communications provider SITA to implement the data link infrastructure required to comply with the EU Regulations […]


WATM: Airtel ATN completes FANS testing for IAA

February 11, 2013 0

Airtel ATN, dedicated to the development of communications software for the Aeronautical Telecommunications Network (ATN), has completed FANS testing of the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) Shannon ATM system. Airtel GVS –FANS (Ground Validation Software) software […]