Innovation

Milestone achieved at Leesburg remote tower

October 27, 2015 0

The first phase of the Leesburg airport remote tower demonstration programme in the United States is reaching its conclusion, after which the partnership will have collected data during a four-month passive monitoring phase. Saab has […]

Airports

Virtual control tower for Fort Collins-Loveland

October 9, 2015 0

Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal Airport has been selected as the official test facility for a new air traffic control system by the Federal Aviation Administration. The virtual tower technology will employ ground-based video and aircraft ground […]

Airports

​Avinor, Kongsberg strike landmark remote deal

August 25, 2015 0

Norway’s Avinor will launch remote tower services at up to 15 airports from one tower centre in Bodø using Kongsberg technology following a three-way contest against Frequentis and Saab. The deal represents the most comprehensive […]

CAAs/ANSPs

HungaroControl supports Dubai remote concept

June 4, 2015 0

An international team including experts from HungaroControl has been working on a concept of operations, operational requirements and business case for the use of remote tower technology in Dubai. The aim is to explore how […]

Contracts

Saab clinches Irish remote tower contract

June 3, 2015 0

Sweden’s Saab has signed a contract with the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) to deliver a remote tower centre to Dublin Airport and the corresponding remote tower installations at Cork and Shannon Airport. Read the Remote […]

CAAs/ANSPs

DFS selects Frequentis remote tower technology

June 3, 2015 0

German air navigation service provider DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung has awarded Austrian supplier Frequentis a contract to equip Saarbrücken airport with its remote tower solution. Read the Remote Tower Dossier From 2017, DFS intends to operate […]

Innovation

Asset Value

May 19, 2015 0

With LFV’s first remote tower going operational, Aimée Turner examines how this advanced technology will manage to make a convincing business case for itself Sweden’s LFV became the first air navigation service provider in the […]

Contracts

DLR, Frequentis bridge remote tower gap

May 12, 2015 0

Communication and ATM automation solutions expert Frequentis has signed a cooperation agreement to use remote tower technologies developed by German Aerospace Centre DLR within its smartVISION solution. The technologies include video sensor-based airport traffic surveillance, compression […]

Airports

Searidge wins Budapest remote tower work

April 27, 2015 0

Canada’s Searidge Technologies, provider of surface management solutions to airports and air navigation service providers (ANSPs), has announced that its Remote Tower solution has been selected for HungaroControl’s Remote Tower implementation project at Budapest Airport (BUD). […]

CAAs/ANSPs

LFV first in the world with remote tower services

April 21, 2015 0

Sweden’s air navigation service provider LFV has become the first in the world to launch remotely operated air traffic management. In October, LFV secured operational approval for commencing remote tower services from its Remote Tower […]