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 […]


SESAR DM, ESA ink Iris co-operation pact

August 7, 2018 0

SESAR Deployment Manager and the European Space Agency (ESA) have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) marking the start of the collaboration between both organisations. The MoC will see both organisations coordinate over the deployment […]


Italian ENAV adopts datalink across airspace

April 26, 2018 0

Italian air navigation service provider ENAV has adopted a digital ground-air-ground communications system across the entire Italian airspace above 8,700 metres. From today, the area control centres from which ENAV manages en-route traffic flying over […]


ALTYS, Eurocontrol strike strategic agreement

March 6, 2018 0

WATM2018 ALTYS ihas signed an agreement with Eurocontrol on the joint ownership and licensing of the COSMOS solution. This agreement will on one hand allow Eurocontrol to operate the monitoring of the VHF datalink infrastructure in […]


SITAONAIR, Teledyne join on ACARS service

June 19, 2017 0

SITAONAIR and Teledyne Controls are joining forces to deliver the aviation industry’s first-ever airline-integrated ACARS datalink terrestrial cellular service. This new partnership – announced today between SITAONAIR, the airline datalink communications business, and avionics manufacturer Teledyne Controls […]


Thales, SITAONAIR develop datalink partnership

March 13, 2017 0

World ATM Congress Thales and SITAONAIR have signed an agreement to develop and promote ATC data link solutions, one of the key axes of the connectivity curve which all operators in the ATM field agree […]


RLatSM connection issues delay NAT rollout

November 22, 2016 0

Connectivity issues are thwarting the next phase of the innovative RLatSM trials conducted by the UK’s NATS and Nav Canada. Most aircraft transiting the North Atlantic (NAT) are separated laterally by one degree of latitude, […]


SESAR DM to lead on datalink services

October 24, 2016 0

The SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM) has been mandated by the European Commission (EC) to act as datalink services (DLS) implementation project manager. Through this mandate, the Commission aims to implement one of the key recommendations in […]


Eurocontrol receives datalink mandate

October 12, 2016 0

Eurocontrol’s 41 member countries have mandated the Brussels-based aviation agency to prepare for the deployment of the European Air/Ground Data Communication Service (EAGDCS). “A directive to this effect from the Organisation’s governing body has been approved, […]