Author Archives: Aimee Turner

A4E estimates impact of French ATC strikes

European airlines have hit out against the latest impact of the latest raft of industrial action by striking French controllers. A4E estimated that at least … More ››

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Brexit ‘no deal’ would spell disaster: BALPA

The suggestion by the British premier that a Brexit ‘no deal’ was now an option has been met with alarm from the British pilot community. … More ››

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Third launch delivers 10 more Aireon payloads

Aireon announced today the successful launch and deployment of the third batch of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites, carrying its space-based automatic dependent surveillance broadcast (ADS-B) … More ››

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Boeing to acquire Aurora Flight Sciences to advance autonomous technology capabilities

Boeing plans to acquire Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation, a world-class innovator, developer and manufacturer of advanced aerospace platforms, under an agreement signed by the companies. … More ››

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GCAA signs Bahrain air services agreement

The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Kingdom of Bahrain after a successful round of negotiations aimed at … More ››

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Audit launched on FAA weather and aircraft surveillance radar replacement programme

The US aviation watchdog is to launch an audit into the Federal Aviation Administration’s SENSR programme. The Spectrum Efficient National Surveillance Radar (SENSR) programme is … More ››

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Kuwait, Denmark plan ANS co-operation

Kuwait’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) met recently with a high-ranking delegation from Denmark, headed by deputy head of Danish diplomatic mission in Kuwait … More ››

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Lufthansa Systems expands Lido portfolio 

Lufthansa Systems is expanding its portfolio of navigation solutions with Lido/SkyData. This solution consists of ARINC 424 data and includes navigation information such as airports, … More ››

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NTSB investigating collision between drone, army helicopter

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the September 21 collision between a civilian drone and an Army UH-60 helicopter east of Staten Island, New … More ››

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New simulations highlight potential for more efficient airport runway operations

Airport operations at some of Europe’s busiest airports have the potential to be made even more efficient. At least that’s what simulations hosted by NATS … More ››

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