NAVBLUE introduces new airspace design for Ho Chi Minh City

November 26, 2019 0

The new airspace design at Tân Son Nhat International Airport, Ho Chi Minh’s main airport, entered into service on 10 October supported by NAVBLUE. NAVBLUE designed new performance-based navigation (PBN) standard instrument departures (SIDs) and […]


NAV Portugal launches project to increase Lisbon capacity

November 26, 2019 0

Portugal’s INFANAV, the organisation responsible for strategic airspace management, has approved the redesign of Lisbon airspace. This project will reorganise civil and military airspace use in the Lisbon region and its approval means the conditions […]


NATS takes further step towards SESAR deployment

October 1, 2019 0

UK provider NATS has completed the development of four major components of the next generation air traffic control system, with the help of funding from the European Commission’s Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). The four projects, […]

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NATS takes further step to SESAR deployment

October 2, 2017 0

NATS has completed the design of a major component of the next generation of air traffic control system, with the help of funding from the European Commission’s Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). A new Human Machine Interface (or HMI) […]


Russia tables Moscow airspace overhaul plan

May 16, 2017 0

Russia’s transport ministry has established three working groups to lead the ATC modernisation of Moscow airspace. A report presented by State ATM Corporation director general Igor Moiseenko last month outlined how the working groups will be focussed […]


NATS London airspace change goes live

February 9, 2016 0

The airspace change proposal for the first phase of the London Airspace Management Programme (LAMP) has been implemented by UK air navigation service provider NATS. Following approval by the CAA in November 2015, the changes […]


UK airspace undergoes Single Sky rejig

December 3, 2015 0

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has now approved a series of major airspace changes covering eastern and southern England, which will enable aircraft to fly more efficiently, help reduce the number of low-level flights […]


Avinor first to implement second Point Merge

November 14, 2014 1

Norway’s Avinor has implemented the Southern Norway Airspace Project (SNAP) with Point Merge arrival sequencing to improve capacity and flight safety in airspace in the south-western part of Norway. Read More About Point Merge The […]


World ATM Congress: The Long View

March 7, 2014 0

Ireland helped establish the first Functional Airspace Block back in 2008. In an exclusive interview, Irish Aviation Authority chief executive Eamonn Brennan discusses what has been learned since then and what the future challenges are […]