Monthly Archives: January 2018

AirMap introduces low-altitude authorisation, notification capability to third party developers

AirMap, the airspace management platform for drones, has launched a feature that makes LAANC, the Low-Altitude Authorisation and Notification Capability, available to the entire drone … More ››

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Shetland radar to boost UK airspace defence

A new RAF radar facility reinforcing the UK’s ability to track unidentified military or civilian aircraft will be powered up ready to operate soon. Air … More ››

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DFS mulls future Friedrichshafen tower solution

Air traffic at Friedrichshafen Airport is to be controlled by DFS Aviation Services, replacing Austria’s air traffic control provider Austro Control on 1 July. DFS … More ››

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Altitude Angel secures $4.5m Series A funding to help boost autonomous drone flight ops

Altitude Angel, the drone management platform and airspace integration start-up, has today announced a USD $4.5m Series A funding round led by the Seraphim Space … More ››

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IFATCA, EUROCAE strengthen ATM cooperation

The International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers’ Associations (IFATCA) and the European Organization for Civil Aviation Equipment (EUROCAE) have agreed to work together on developing … More ››

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Metron wins Singapore ATFM system contract  

The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) has awarded Metron Aviation, a subsidiary of Airbus, an Air Traffic Flow Management (ATFM) system contract. Metron will … More ››

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Ryanair signs union recognition agreement

The British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) and Ryanair have concluded and signed a voluntary trade union recognition agreement. This follows Ryanair’s announcement before Christmas that … More ››

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France’s Gandil becomes FABEC Council chair

Patrick Gandil, France’s CAA director general, has taken over the chair of the FABEC Council for a second time. Gandil has been a key figure … More ››

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Massimo Garbini appointed new IDS chief

IDS Ingegneria Dei Sistemi has appointed Massimo Garbini as its new chief executive. Garbini previously served as sole director of ENAV from 2011 to 2014, … More ››

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Airports call for European drone rulebook

The European airport industry is calling for the swift adoption of safety and traffic management rules at EU level on the use of drones. ACI Europe … More ››

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