Category Archives: Airlines

US ADS-B-ready fleet marks NextGen milestone

Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) equipment is now on board 10,000 aircraft flying in the United States. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) made the announcement at … More ››

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MH370 crash zone search looks to complete within two months

The current underwater search area where the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 is being focussed will be largely complete by May. In an update from … More ››

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ADS-C tracking technology no ‘silver bullet’

Efforts to boost the frequency of automatic position reports allowing air traffic controllers to better track aircraft will not act as the ‘silver bullet’, according … More ››

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FAA to use data fusion to prevent near-misses

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is developing data fusion techniques to re-create flight scenarios in a bid to solve safety issues. The news comes … More ››

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Ukraine prepares to resume Black Sea routes

Ukraine said it has reached preliminary agreements on resuming civil aviation flights on international air routes over the Black Sea. The Ukrainian State Air Traffic … More ››

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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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