Monthly Archives: November 2017

Fragmentation still crippling €3.8 billion bid for Single Skies: EU auditors call for R&D solutions

The Single European Sky (SES) initiative to improve air traffic management across the Europe Union has addressed a clear need and has led to a … More ››

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Airways assessing digital ATC tower technology

Airways New Zealand is demonstrating a prototype digital air traffic control tower at Auckland Airport to assess how Frequentis technology could increase aviation safety, extend … More ››

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Drones inflict more physical damage than bird strike equivalent: ASSURE study

Studies by a consortium of leading universities, through the Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence (ASSURE), have begun to bring better understanding … More ››

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Airbus, Rolls-Royce, Siemens team up for electric future with E-Fan X hybrid demonstrator

Airbus, Rolls-Royce, and Siemens have formed a partnership which aims at developing a near-term flight demonstrator which will be a significant step forward in hybrid-electric … More ››

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Aix-Geneva nexus offers dynamic x-border ops 

FABEC members DSNA and Skyguide have implemented a new interface between the control centres of Marseille and Geneva in October. Thanks to a new set … More ››

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LFV, Swedavia advance remote tower services

Sweden’s LFV and airport operator Swedavia have signed an agreement to establish remote air traffic services at Kiruna, Umeå, Åre Östersund and Malmö airports.   “With … More ››

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EASA publishes easy access ATM/ANS rules

Europe’s aviation safety agency EASA has now published the Easy Access Rules for Air Traffic Management/Air Navigation Services. These consolidated, up-to-date rules are displayed in an … More ››

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Belgocontrol debuts upper wind measurement

Belgocontrol has developed a new tool that informs pilots and air traffic controllers on upper winds at Brussels International Airport. Upper wind is often stronger … More ››

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ICAO chief urges cooperation on ATFM

An international aviation chief has urged the industry to become more open to sharing flight data in support of new Air Traffic Flow Management (ATFM) … More ››

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FerroNATS launches SkyWay training academy

FerroNATS, the largest commercial air traffic control operator in Spain, will launch a training academy for air traffic controllers that will open its doors in … More ››

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