Monthly Archives: September 2017

NATS urges reclaiming of economic control

NATS is recommending that the UK Government should reclaim economic control of the air navigation service provider as a consequence of the nation’s decision to … More ››

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PANSA, IATA to develop national airspace plan

PANSA, Poland’s air navigation service provider, and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have agreed to work together with other aviation stakeholders to develop a National … More ››

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Air Partner acquires SafeSkys for £3 million

Air Partner’s consulting and training division has acquired air traffic control services business SafeSkys for £3 million. The acquisition has been funded from Air Partner’s existing … More ››

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Questions remain over Brexit planning impact

The lack of any certainty regarding the United Kingdom’s intentions with respect to European single aviation market and regulation is generating significant uncertainty for its … More ››

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Air France taps PASSUR for traffic management

PASSUR and Air France have formalised a partnership to develop in Europe several core modules of PASSUR Integrated Traffic Management (PITM), designed to increase flight predictability … More ››

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Operation Irma

With Hurricane Irma closing in, Automatic Dependent Surveillance–Broadcast (ADS-B) played a significant role in the seamless pre-dawn evacuation of 62 Embry Riddle University training aircraft … More ››

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Disaster relief spat reduces US air traffic control’s funding to fresh game of ‘political chicken’

US legislators have failed to extend Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) funding beyond October due to an unrelated fight over disaster-relief funding. Congress had voted 245-171 on … More ››

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ADB SAFEGATE debuts pushback support tool

ADB SAFEGATE is launching a Pushback Support Tool that simplifies air traffic control workloads and enhances airport safety and efficiency. Part of ADB SAFEGATE’s portfolio … More ››

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European Commission needs to acknowledge ‘new normal’ for Europe’s airport marketplace

Airport lobby group ACI EUROPE said it has compelling evidence that the growing level of competition among Europe’s airports represents a ‘new normal’ – meaning … More ››

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Germany’s DFS launches airspace overhaul

German air navigation service provider DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung has launched a comprehensive national modernisation programme to optimise its airspace and navigation infrastructure. The renewal programme … More ››

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