Monthly Archives: February 2012

FAA chief Grizzle admitted to hospital: report

The US Federal Aviation Administration chief operating officer David Grizzle has been admitted to hospital suffering from an apparent stroke, according to the Washington Post. … More ››

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Harris wins Indonesian ATC comms work

Harris Corporation has been awarded two contracts to modernise the air traffic control systems (ATC) at two regional airports in Indonesia. Harris will supply its … More ››

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Global air traffic surges, cargo down

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said global passenger demand for January rose 5.7 per cent, but air freight declined by eight per cent compared … More ››

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Industrial action by controllers halted by court

German air traffic controllers at Frankfurt airport have been told they cannot walk off the job in support of striking ground workers. The ruling by … More ››

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Karlsruhe scores data link comms first

Four more airlines have now started using data link communications with the Upper Area Control Centre in Karlsruhe since it became the first national control … More ››

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REW partners with KIST academy

RMIT English Worldwide (REW) has signed a contract with KIST Aviation Academy in Kuala Lumpur for the provision of Aviation English training and testing products. … More ››

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Pilots will need 6x more hours: FAA proposal

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing to substantially raise the qualification requirements for first officers who fly for US passenger and cargo airlines. … More ››

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FAA urges uptake of glider transponder code

The Washington Examiner reports that from March 7, gliders not in direct contact with an air traffic control facility will be encouraged – though not … More ››

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IntervalZero/Alta Data form avionics partnership

Real-time software provider IntervalZero and Alta Data Technologies, a provider of MIL-STD-1553 and ARINC interface cards and Ethernet convertor/appliances, have formed a strategic partnership to … More ››

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ENAV and Vitrociset link on new export bid

Italy’s air navigation service provider ENAV and ICT business Vitrociset have inked a deal to work jointly to develop commercial activities within export markets. The … More ››

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