Airports

HungaroControl embarks on virtual project

March 6, 2015 0

HungaroControl has launched its first virtual project that would mean controllers manage departing and arriving traffic at Budapest from a remote tower by 2017. The Hungarian air navigation service provider has signed a deal with […]

Airlines

Fortune Favours

November 10, 2014 0

James Hanson draws on his experience supporting service providers in the procurement and safety assessment of remote towers to consider the challenges and rewards. Air traffic management is a conservative industry so when something comes […]

Airlines

EU pilots withhold full backing for remote towers

November 10, 2014 0

European pilots are refusing to back either remote tower services at multiple airports or cross-border air traffic control using remote technology until there are more safeguards. Pilot union umbrella organisation ECA today released an assessment […]

Airports

Virtual Vanguard

November 3, 2014 0

Conor Mullan from Think Research examines the various solutions and possible applications for remote tower technology both in Europe and further afield. A little under five years ago I was asked by LFV, the Swedish […]

Airports

Vision On

November 3, 2014 0

There has been much debate about the concept of remote tower services but the Swedish experience suggests they are ready for the real world, writes Fearghal O’Connor In his entire working life as a tower […]

Airports

Remote tower tech receives final green light

November 3, 2014 1

Saab along with the Swedish Air Navigation Service Provider (LFV), have received final operational approval from the Swedish Transport Agency for the remote operation of Örnsköldsvik Airport from Sundsvall, Sweden. This achievement means the world’s […]

Avionics

Europe selects future ATM showcase projects

October 22, 2014 0

European research chiefs have selected 15 large scale demonstration projects aimed at more extensively showcasing the benefits that advanced air traffic management solutions can bring to European aviation. The SESAR Joint Undertaking (SJU) said that […]

Airports

Saab, VSATS & Leesburg team on remote tech

October 16, 2014 0

Saab, the Virginia SATSLab, Inc. (VSATS) and the Leesburg Executive Airport (Leesburg, VA) are partnering to demonstrate and evaluate Saab remote tower technologies at Leesburg Executive Airport. During the summer of 2015, the partnership will […]

Airports

Remote Prospects

June 19, 2014 0

LFV has received clearance from the Swedish Transport Agency that the critical flight safety aspects of remote tower are clarified. With this decision, the concept of RTS, Remote Tower Services, enters a new phase that […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Remote tower technology gains pioneer interest

June 19, 2014 0

Today’s regulatory green light for Saab’s innovative remote tower technology lays the foundation for far wider acceptance within the industry as pioneer air traffic control agencies start selecting systems to deliver the advanced concept, writes […]