Author Archives: Aimee Turner

Irish welcome US move to approve NAI

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has welcomed the move by US transport chiefs to give Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) the green light to operate on transatlantic … More ››

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Aireon deployment set for December 16 launch

Aireon’s space-based ADS-B technology deployment is imminent with the launch later this month of the Iridium NEXT satellite constellation on December 16 at 20:36 UTC. Launching from … More ››

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India’s AAI looking to fill nearly 2,100 posts

Airports Authority of India (AAI) plans to fill nearly 2,100 posts by 2018 as it looks to increase manpower for various projects, according to the … More ››

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UK needs urgent airspace overhaul: NATS

An industry coalition representing airports, airlines and air traffic control is warning of major flight delays unless widespread changes can be made to UK airspace. … More ››

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Brenner to exit Eurocontrol next year

Eurocontrol director general Frank Brenner has announced his decision not to extend his current mandate with the European air navigation safety agency that runs until … More ››

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EASA blocked from tapping en route charges

European transport ministers have conceded that en route charges should not fund the future activities of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) after concerns were … More ››

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Japan prepares to upgrade Malawi ATC

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) plans to rehabilitate the Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) in Malawi arguing that the current ATC equipment does not meet international standards. JICA … More ››

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ERA signs Mongolia’s NUBIA for surface MLAT

ERA has been awarded a contract to deliver a surface multilateration system for the New Ulaanbaatar International airport in Mongolia. ERA in consortium with ACH … More ››

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President-elect Trump nominates Chao as US transportation chief

President-elect Donald Trump has nominated Elaine Chao to serve as secretary of the United States Department of Transportation. Having served as deputy secretary at the … More ››

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Neighbour ANSPs to offer emergency cover

Air navigation services providers from France and Germany are to guarantee contingency cover for airports in Belgium. The three providers DSNA, DFS and Belgium’s Belgocontrol … More ››

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