Monthly Archives: February 2017

Spain holding EU aviation ‘to ransom’

The solution to the vexed issue of Gibraltar lies in the application of European Union aviation measures to its airport in accordance with Gibraltar’s status … More ››

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NAVBLUE assists Zurich low visibility ops

NAVBLUE and Zurich International Airport have improved the capacity of the airport and optimised efficiency in CAT III conditions Low visibility conditions constitute a major … More ››

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By The Rules

Philip Marien, IFATCA editor of the Controller magazine, writes about the urgent need for national and international regulations for drone users. In a recent article in … More ››

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‘Most significant reforms in a generation’ needed to correct US federal aviation mistakes, modernise air traffic control

The Eno Center for Transportation is calling for taking US air traffic control out of the Federal Aviation Administration in favour of either a government corporation … More ››

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Airways New Zealand reports strong half year

Airways New Zealand today announced its interim results for the period ending 31 December 2016, reporting a strong operational, safety and financial performance. The state … More ››

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FAA releases updated drone sighting reports

US aviation authorities today released an updated list of pilot, air traffic controller, law enforcement and citizen reports of potential encounters with unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) – … More ››

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AirMap raises $26m for UTM on drone use surge

AirMap, the airspace management platform for drones, has announced a $26 million Series B funding round led by Microsoft Ventures, with additional participation from Airbus … More ››

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Spain signals solution to Gibraltar airport spat

Spain may be willing to treat the political spat over Gibraltar as a separate issue, offering the prospect of both an open skies deal between the European … More ››

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NATS drone safety app proves popular

Drone Assist, the new app launched by the UK’s NATS to help drone pilots comply with UK rules has seen over 10,000 registered users sign … More ››

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DFS, skyguide team on critical incident support

Germany’s DFS and its Swiss counterpart skyguide have signed an agreement to support each other with CISM (Critical Incident Stress Management) in the case of … More ››

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