First Dubai-Durban INSPIRE flight

December 9, 2011 0

Emirates has flown the first INSPIRE flight over the African continent on the Dubai to Durban route. The Indian Ocean Strategic Partnership to Reduce Emissions (INSPIRE) programme brings airlines, airports and air navigation service providers […]


Indra implements first four radar stations in India

September 12, 2011 0

Four of nine radar stations which Indra will help India to enhance air traffic management are already in service. The Chennai, Bellary, Bhopal and Porbandar radar stations are now equipped with secondary radars and mode […]


Mumbai runway reopens after Turkish Airlines incident

September 5, 2011 0

The main runway at Mumbai international airport reopened earlier today after a weekend of disruption following an incident involving a Turkish Airlines aircraft. The Airbus A340 from Istanbul with 97 passengers and crew skidded off […]


ATC glitch at Indira Ghandi airport, no flights hit

August 5, 2011 0

The Voice Control Communications System (VCCS) failed at the Indira Ghani International Airport on 4 August forcing air traffic control to switch over immediately to a battery-operated standby system to communicate with aircraft. The Airports […]


Babbitt pledges India co-operation on safety

July 21, 2011 0

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said it would cooperate with the Airport Authority of India (AAI) on developing the ground-based augmentation system (GBAS) used for flight navigation. “AAI has shown keen interest in strengthening and […]


GAGAN system satellite in position: report

June 27, 2011 0

The satellite that will operate the GPS-Aided Geo Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) system providing navigation services over the Indian Ocean and the Indian airspace has been positioned. “We are now going through the certification stage of […]


India to use Mumbai as Asia-Pacific AMHS gateway

April 8, 2011 0

India will establish AMHS ground-ground links with Singapore, Thailand, and China for inter-regional gateway connectivity with other regions as part of ICAO Asia Pacific ATN networking plan. Under this plan, aeronautical messages for Middle East […]


New green ATM bid INSPIRES partners

March 21, 2011 0

Airports Authority of India, Airservices Australia and ATNS South Africa – have announced the creation of the Indian Ocean Strategic Partnership to Reduce Emissions (INSPIRE). Representatives from each organisation took part in a special signing […]