Inverness is HIAL's preferred remote hub

July 5, 2018 0

A scoping study from consultants Ekos, setting out why Inverness should be the preferred location, has been accepted, in principle, by the Highlands and Islands Airports authority (HIAL). The project, first announced in January 2018, will change […]


Leesburg Executive to resume remote tests

June 11, 2018 0

Virginia’s Leesburg Executive Airport is to recommence testing its remote air traffic control system in June for a 30-day period. Phase 3a of the programme is set to begin June 25 and will involve off-site […]


AVINOR advances multiple remote tower ops

May 31, 2018 0

Norwegian air service provider AVINOR with Indra and its Norwegian subsidiary, Indra Navia as technology provider, have successfully completed the first test in a series of validations within SESAR 2020 programme to simultaneously manage traffic in […]


Airports 'ill-equipped for major cyber attack'

May 16, 2018 0

New research has found that airports are ill-equipped to deal with a major cyber attack and that remote tower technology could represent a major vulnerability. The PA Consulting Group report, ‘Overcome the Silent Threat’, blames […]


Invercargill gets New Zealand's first digital tower

May 8, 2018 0

Invercargill Airport will be the first airport in New Zealand to have its air traffic control tower replaced with a digital system operated from a remote location. Airways New Zealand, issuing a Request for Proposal […]


Estonia's EANS makes remote tower progress

March 26, 2018 0

Estonia’s EANS together with contractor Cybernetica have developed a remote tower at Tartu airport. Validation and testing has now started which will focus on the audio-video system, human factors and the acceptance of the new […]


NATS seals HungaroControl co-operation deal

March 19, 2018 0

The UK-based air traffic services provider NATS has signed an agreement with its Hungarian counterpart HungaroControl to collaborate on digital tower projects around the world. The framework agreement brings together two of the world’s leading […]


Italy's ENAV plans radical rethink of business

March 14, 2018 0

Remote tower technology is to be at the heart of Italian ENAV’s five-year, €650 million plan to future-proof its business. The plan which was this week signed off by ENAV chiefs is designed to provide […]