ICAO endorses space-based ADS-B surveillance

March 16, 2018 0

WATM2018 New space-based automatic dependent surveillance – broadcast (ADS-B) technology should eventually serve as a truly global aircraft positioning solution, redefining how seamless, modern ATM will function and delivering important efficiency and emissions-reduction advantages, according to […]


Going Digital

March 15, 2018 0

In spite of a 7.9 per cent increase in traffic, 2017 was the safest year in aviation history and during the next 15 years, we can expect even higher demand with a twofold increase in […]


Atech, DFS Aviation Services to collaborate

March 15, 2018 0

WATM2018 Brazilian air traffic technology supplier Atech and DFS Aviation Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of the German air navigation service provider DFS, have signed an agreement to combine their expertise to market common solutions for […]

Single European Sky

Tunisia joins AEFMP airspace overhaul initiative

March 14, 2018 0

WATM2018 Air traffic control agencies from Algeria, France, Morocco, Portugal and Spain have joined with Tunisia in their commitment to optimise their respective airspaces in line with modernisation initiatives such as the Single European Sky (SES) project. The initiative […]


NAV Portugal becomes sixth COOPANS member

March 14, 2018 0

WATM2018 NAV Portugal is on track to become the sixth member of the COOPANS Alliance. COOPANS (Cooperation between Air Navigation Service Providers) is an international partnership between the ANSPs of Austria (Austro Control), Croatia (Croatia Control), […]


Italy's IDS, Aireon to explore ATFM integration

March 13, 2018 1

WATM2018 IDS Ingegneria Dei Sistemi, the independent Italian engineering and systems technology house is to explore how Aireon’s space-based ADS-B air traffic surveillance data can be integrated into its air traffic flow management product suite. The […]


Leidos, Airways New Zealand launch SkyLine-X ATM system

March 13, 2018 0

WATM2018 SkyLine-X, developed in partnership with Airways New Zealand, has made its debut at the World ATM Congress in Madrid. The SkyLine-X Air Traffic Management solution incorporates more precise aircraft and airspace monitoring, trajectory-based operations, encrypted voice […]


Frequentis inks Thales OneSKY subcontracts

March 8, 2018 0

WATM2018 Thales has subcontracted Frequentis for the supply of its end-to-end Internet Protocol (IP) Voice Communications System (VCS) and Airfield Management systems (AFM) as part of the OneSKY programme for Airservices Australia and the Department of […]