Monthly Archives: December 2016

Environmental impact of space-based ADS-B surveillance tech a ‘win-win’ for airlines, society

A new report based on academic research claims potential savings in global aviation carbon emissions through using space-based automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) technology in remote and … More ››

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Finland’s Finavia looks to spin off ATC

Finavia is examining whether to turn its air navigation business into an independent company responsible for Finland’s area and approach control services. Finavia is preparing the … More ››

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Iris Precursor completes first trial phase

The European Space Agency (ESA) has completed its first flight trials using satellites to help bring Europe closer to its goal of modernising air traffic … More ››

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Norwegian eyeing Siberian Corridor benefits

Norwegian Air Shuttle is pinning its hopes on forthcoming talks between the Norwegian and Russian Government that could see new trans-polar airspace rights allowing the long haul, … More ››

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Sweden plans first airport w/out traditional tower

Saab and the Swedish air navigation service provider LFV’s newly established company Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions has signed a letter of intent with Scandinavian … More ››

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FABEC states adopt common airspace policy

The six FABEC states of Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Switzerland have adopted a new and far-reaching common airspace policy to improve the … More ››

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Future of Flight

Heading home for the holidays may fill you with joy, as well as a little dread at the thought of the complexities of air travel … More ››

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RISE project to boost regional connectivity

NAVBLUE and its SESAR partners have completed the RISE Project (RNP Implementation Synchronised in Europe), laying the groundwork for the deployment of performance-based navigation (PBN) procedures … More ››

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Europe’s Galileo satellite navigation services go live

Europe’s satellite navigation system Galileo today started offering its initial services to public authorities, businesses and citizens. Galileo is Europe’s Global Satellite Navigation System (GNSS), … More ››

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DFS to head EU airspace safety project

The kick-off meeting for a new SESAR 2020 project called PROSA took place at the research centre of German air navigation service provider DFS at … More ››

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