Monthly Archives: March 2016

​Avinor to invest in ATM upgrade

Norway’s Avinor is to invest in an upgrade of its existing ATM system, and enter the iTEC alliance in collaboration with NATS Avinor’s existing technical … More ››

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A4E calls on EU to minimise French strike impact

European airline industry body A4E is urging Brussels to draft an immediate plan to minimise strike impact as French air traffic controllers plan further industrial … More ››

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IATA files formal complaint in EC probe

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has become a complainant in an investigation being conducted by the European Commission’s Directorate General for Competition (DG-COMP) into … More ››

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FABEC improves city pair vertical flight efficiency

Experts from air navigation service providers of the FABEC Functional Airspace Block have investigated different ways to improve the vertical flight efficiency (VFE) of air … More ››

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One Vision

Steve Creedy meets Airservices Australia’s new chief executive Jason Harfield, a man who came up through the ranks and is now leading a significant transformation … More ››

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Death toll rises in Brussels airport, metro attacks

Two explosions have been detonated in the departures area of Brussels International airport at Zaventem at around 08.00 local time (07.00 UTC) killing many, according … More ››

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Conflict zones task force issues report

The European High Level Task Force on Conflict Zones has handed over its final report to the European Commission. In the aftermath of the tragic … More ››

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Laser-based tracker touted for UAV work

A ground-breaking tracking system called HYPERION based on eye-safe lasers could enable aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and even orbiting satellites to transmit vital data … More ››

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Airservices appoints Harfield as new CEO

The Board of Airservices Australia has appointed Jason Harfield as the new chief executive officer of Airservices Australia following an extensive international executive search. Harfield … More ››

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Gatwick contracts bespoke MET services

The British Met Office is to provide a team of on-site meteorologists year-round at Gatwick Airport, the busiest single runway airport in the world. Under … More ››

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