Karlsruhe scores data link comms first

February 29, 2012 0

Four more airlines have now started using data link communications with the Upper Area Control Centre in Karlsruhe since it became the first national control centre to introduce data link on 26 January. DFS Deutsche […]


FAA approves ARINC's HFDL for datalink

February 13, 2012 0

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has prepared the way for data link Air Traffic Control (ATC) communications over the global High Frequency Data Link (HFDL) network of ARINC. The technology is known as FOH, […]


Universal partners with ATI on FANS training

February 4, 2012 0

Universal Avionics Systems Corporation has partnered with Air Training International Ltd. (ATI) to provide Future Air Navigation System (FANS) operational training for UniLink® UL-800/801 Airborne Datalink System. Universal Avionics has committed to provide guidance for […]


ITT Exelis announces bid for FAA’s NextGen DataComms

January 9, 2012 0

ITT Exelis has announced its pursuit team for the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Data Communications Integrated Services (DCIS) contract. DCIS is the second major step in building NextGen, the FAA’s comprehensive, long-term plan to […]


Egis and SITA develop data link solution for Skyguide

December 9, 2011 0

Egis – through its subsidiary Egis Avia – and SITA will provide a state-of-the-art aeronautical data link communication system to Skyguide – the Swiss air navigation service provider. Skyguide issued a request for the provision […]


Airtel ATN acquires Aviation Data Systems IP rights

August 25, 2011 0

Airtel ATN has acquired the sole rights to the Intellectual Property from ADS (Aviation Data Systems Australia). ADS provides both independent platform and PC based hardware and software systems that allow developers and users of […]


Iridium satellite comms set to fuel ACARS demand

July 25, 2011 0

The FAA´s recent approval of Iridium satellite communications for mission-critical applications looks set to fuel demand for SITA’s ACARS messaging service. The air transport communications specialist says demand for ACARS (Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting […]


GAATS+ makes NAV CANADA debut

June 6, 2011 0

NAV CANADA air traffic controllers who direct aircraft as they transit across the North Atlantic – the busiest oceanic airspace in the world – are now employing an enhanced system that makes oceanic flight safer […]