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IATA welcomes ICAO tracking standard

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the recommendation of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) safety summit to move towards the adoption of a … More ››

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States back tracking performance standard

Member states of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) have backed a new 15-minute aircraft tracking standard, during discussions among the over 850 participants to … More ››

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NTSB repeats calls for cockpit video

Cockpit cameras are back on the agenda after America’s most powerful aviation safety organisation tabled the proposals before the Federal Aviation Administration. The National Transportation … More ››

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US international traffic a record 197.3 million

International non-stop air traffic to/from the US(1) totalled 197.3 million passengers in 2014, a seven percent increase over 2013, according to offcial figures from the … More ››

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Atlantic flies advanced airspace technology

Atlantic Airways, national flag carrier of the Faroes Islands, was approved by  Danish transport authorities to operate the world’s first Required Navigation Performance – Authorisation … More ››

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AirAsia QZ8501 climbed ‘beyond normal’ speed

AirAsia Flight QZ8501 which crashed last month in the Java Sea, killing all 162 people on board, climbed too fast before stalling, according to Indonesia’s … More ››

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DANS strikes GCC pact with Eurocontrol

Dubai air traffic control and European air navigation safety agency Eurocontrol are linking up to advance research into wake vortex which rules how many aircraft … More ››

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SITA OnAir to pioneer aircraft connectivity

SITA and OnAir have formed SITA OnAir to help airlines realise the full potential of nose-to-tail connected aircraft solutions, regardless of fleet size, route structure … More ››

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Airbus launches go-further transatlantic A320

European airframer Airbus has officially launched the re-engined A321neo with 97 tonnes Maximum Take Off Weight (MTOW) having secured the first commitment from Air Lease … More ››

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RC to develop pilot situational awareness

Rockwell Collins has joined Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) in a two-phase launch of the Aircraft Access to System-Wide Information Management (SWIM) programme that uses national … More ››

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