Monthly Archives: November 2016

NextGen costs defy control, ATO spin-off schedule, costs studied

NextGen is failing to transform how US air traffic is managed, according to a new watchdog probe into the status of an ATM modernisation programme … More ››

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easyJet close to finalising new EU AOC

Rumours that low cost carrier easyjet – among other UK airlines – is considering applying for an Irish airline licence to ensure full access to … More ››

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Qatar fined for flights in FAA-banned airspace

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has fined Qatar Airways $185,000 for operating flights in regions in which a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) flight prohibition … More ››

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Airbus outlines SESAR 2020 i4D concept

Airbus is helping make the skies more efficient and reduce the aviation sector’s environmental footprint through its participation in developing the initial 4D (i4D) concept … More ››

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Trump victory revives bid to spin off US ATC

No sooner than the US presidential election result was clear than the nation’s airline industry chiefs leapt in to promote the case for the corporatisation of … More ››

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DFW voice comms system passes acceptance test

Frequentis USA will deliver its voice communication system to Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) Airport under the Interim Voice Switch Replacement (IVSR) programme for the Federal … More ››

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Austria, Slovenia implement Free Routeing

Austro Control and Slovenia Control have successfully implemented the first cross-border Free Route Airspace without any vertical and time-based restrictions in Europe. The Slovenian Austrian Cross-border Free … More ››

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Trump shuts down Hudson River traffic

The morning after Donald Trump was declared president-elect, the US Secret Service has requested a temporary flight restriction over his Manhattan residence, restricting access to … More ››

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Transport MEPs back draft EU drone rules

Plans to update EU civil aviation safety rules to address emerging risks were amended and approved by transport committee MEPs today. The updated EU regulation … More ››

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Cross border services debut between Norway and Finland

Avinor and Finavia today launched cross border air traffic services across the border of Finland and Norway, where Kirkenes tower/approach is now providing the services … More ››

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