Author Archives: Aimee Turner

FR24 completes sat-based ADS-B tracking

Private sector network operator FlightRadar24 has completed its first space-based ADS-B flight tracking test in cooperation with GomSpace. Using the GOMX-3 satellite the Dutch business … More ››

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IAA trials Ireland’s first remote ATC system

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has successfully commenced a number of trials using SAAB engineered remote tower technology to provide air traffic control services for … More ››

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LFV, SAAB to launch remote tower business

Saab and Sweden’s LFV are to establish a new company, Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions. The new company will market, sell, develop and operate products … More ››

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Inmarsat’s SBB-Safety selected by Airbus

Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S) service has been selected by Airbus as a cockpit communications solution for the A320 and A330 aircraft families. In a landmark agreement, … More ››

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European airlines issue call to action on strikes

The airline chiefs of some of Europe’s largest carriers have issued a call for action to reduce the impact of air traffic controllers’ strikes on … More ››

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Five years of ATC strikes cost Europe €9.5 billion

European airlines association A4E has published a new study on the economic impact of air traffic control strikes in Europe during its first CEO Summit … More ››

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Space-based ADS-B surveillance to be safety ‘game changer’: FSF

Space-based ADS-B has the potential to significantly improve flight safety, efficiency and the health of the industry overall, according to a new report from the … More ››

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Airways Ed Sims elected CANSO Chair

Ed Sims, CEO of Airways New Zealand, has been elected as its chairman of the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO). Over 220 delegates from … More ››

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Slovenia, Eurocontrol end ADaaS shadow ops

Shadow operations of live air traffic under the responsibility of Ljubljana area control centre have successfully been conducted at Slovenia Control, using the remote data … More ››

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US opens test lab to streamline air travel

A new airspace technology demonstration – part of a five-year test project aimed to streamline the arrival and departure of aircraft and improve surface operations … More ››

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