Monthly Archives: March 2017

NextGen complexity flagged as safety concern

The increasing complexity of US airspace has been singled out as one of the top areas of concern for the nation’s business aviation community. The … More ››

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Growth Spurt

In this year’s annual update on the growth of the aviation industry from consultancy To70, Ruud Ummels says it is clear the aviation industry is … More ››

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Off The Blocks?

Paul Ravenhill from the UK-based Think Research consultancy presents an expert synthesis of the diverse opinions expressed by the leaders of European air navigation service … More ››

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Malaysia finds private partner for airspace plans

Boustead Heavy Industries is teaming up with Malaysia’s Technology Depository Agency (TDA) to develop a national airspace policy in addition to establishing an airspace management … More ››

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FAA predicts tenfold increase in US commercial drones by 2021

A new report from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has forecast that the use of commercial unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or drones in the … More ››

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Brussels mulling radio navigation safety plan

Thousands of people throughout Europe are using GPS jammers that could stop tracking systems from working – including safety critical navigation systems used by modern … More ››

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PRC outlines benefits of Free Route Airspace

Free Route Airspace (FRA) could be deployed through the entire Eurocontrol airspace area, giving airlines more freedom to choose the best flight plan route and the possibility … More ››

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ANZ seeks partner to manage drone traffic

Airways New Zealand is seeking potential partners to develop an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) traffic management (UTM) system. Read the UTM dossier Airways said it recognised … More ››

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Swiss regional airports to control ATS finances

The financing of air traffic services at Switzerland’s regional airports is close to finding a sustainable solution, according to Skyguide. The air navigation service provider has … More ››

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Pilots issue wake-up call on ‘ultra-safe’ industry

European pilots are calling on decision makers to stop spreading “alternative truths” and instead recognise that not all airlines honour the same safety culture principles … More ››

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