Innovation

Eurocontrol, ANS-CR, Thales work to reduce controller workload

July 5, 2019 0

Eurocontrol, Air Navigation Services of the Czech Republic (ANS CR) and Thales have conducted a real time simulation to demonstrate how controller workload could be reduced by adapting the working method for early conflict resolution. The adapted working […]

Avionics

Avionica tapped for Inmarsat SB-S platform

June 17, 2019 2

Avionica, part of GE Aviation, has been chosen to develop a new cost-effective, lightweight terminal for Inmarsat’s SB-S aircraft operations and safety platform. The new terminal will be available next year and has been designed […]

Communications

Europe’s future terrestrial datalink makes progress

April 23, 2019 0

LDACS, aviation’s future terrestrial data link, has been tested in flight trials for the first time. On 26 March, a Dassault Falcon 20 research aircraft, owned by DLR, the German Aerospace Centre, took off from […]

Communications

SITAONAIR exceeds Single Sky targets with datalink upgrade

March 23, 2019 0

SITAONAIR has exceeded Single European Sky expectations through its instrumental work establishing a multi-frequency European datalink infrastructure to increase air traffic management (ATM) capacity in the region’s airspace. SITAONAIR, the aviation industry’s aircraft communications business, […]

Communications

Eurocontrol MUAC, INDRA puts ADS-C app through first paces

March 22, 2019 0

Eurocontrol’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) and Indra have together performed the world’s first test-run of the ATN ADS-C application developed by the Spanish technology business to automatically monitor aircraft routes with the aim […]

News

SITAONAIR expands Brazil’s ATS datalink services

March 14, 2019 0

SITAONAIR has successfully expanded the operational capacity of air traffic service (ATS) datalink across Brazil’s airports, in a crucial step towards modernizing air traffic control operations in the country as air traffic continues to rise. […]

News

Iris programme enters implementation phase

March 14, 2019 0

Inmarsat’s research phase of its Iris air traffic management programme has successfully concluded and work on commercial implementation has now commenced. In partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA), the programme is being developed to […]

Communications

Inmarsat teams with Europe’s leading ANS providers on Iris

November 22, 2018 0

Inmarsat has signed agreements with five major air navigation services providers in support of the Iris programme to modernise air traffic management across Europe. DFS (Germany), ENAIRE (Spain), ENAV (Italy), EUROCONTROL MUAC (North-West Germany, Belgium, […]

Communications

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 […]