Monthly Archives: March 2017

Traffic growth driving Avinor airport strategy

Norway’s plans for a new airport at Bodø will be presented in the first half of 2017 as part of a national transport plan. As part … More ››

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EASA, ICAO to establish new global framework for regional oversight and improved cooperation

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) are lending their weight to a new global framework for regional aviation … More ››

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ENAIRE to evaluate Aireon’s space-based ADS-B

Aireon has signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Spanish air navigation service provider ENAIRE who will begin investigating the safety, efficiency and environmental benefits of … More ››

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LFV sees record number of aircraft movements 

2016 saw a new record for flights in Sweden with LFV air traffic controllers handling 726,000 aircraft movements in Swedish airspace. This was an increase … More ››

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FAA, industry team on UAS sense-and-avoid

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and partners Northrop Grumman and ACSS, an L3 and Thales business, have conducted a series of successful flight tests of the sense-and-avoid avionics … More ››

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Australia sets direction for aviation safety body

The Australian Government has issued a new Statement of Expectations (SOE) for the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA), with the direction that regulatory activity be … More ››

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Establishment Figure

“It’s just a win, win, win across the board.” That’s how Stephen Martin, a support manager at Denver’s Terminal Radar Approach Control Facility, describes the … More ››

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FAA outlines LAANC automated drone tool

US aviation authorities could allow drones to be operated within five miles of an airport and in controlled airspace subject to altitude restrictions. AINonline.com reports … More ››

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ATC unions point finger at airlines for delays

Airlines themselves are by far the largest cause of delays, accounting for more than 50 per cent of all delays in air traffic, according to … More ››

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European fragmentation hampering cyber effort

EU institutions should assume a co-ordination role in order to harmonise cyber protection rules across Europe’s manufacturers, airlines, airports and air navigation service providers, according … More ››

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