Category Archives: Airspace

Angola hands Intelcan $63m airspace contract

Canada’s Intelcan Techonosystems has secured a US$63.36 million contract to modernise Angolan airspace. The order, published in Diário da República official gazette dated 2 April, … More ››

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EASA launches EU-wide GA safety campaign 

EASA and aviation authorities throughout Europe have launched a coordinated safety promotion campaign on avoiding airspace infringement. The campaign which addresses European general aviation pilots and … More ››

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EASA warns of possible missile strikes on Syria

Eurocontrol is relaying a warning to airlines to exercise caution in the eastern Mediterranean due to the risk of air strikes into Syria in the … More ››

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Flexible AFUA now live over south west France

A new upper airspace network has been implemented in the southern portion of the airspace managed by Bordeaux area control centre (ACC). The new airspace … More ››

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ICAO calls for innovative drone airspace management solutions

ICAO has begun the consultative work needed to establish low-altitude traffic management guidance for domestic unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to make drone deliveries, inspections and even … More ››

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dans outlines AED60m investment benefits

2017 has been an exceptional and ground breaking year for Dubai Air Navigation Services (dans) which has invested AED60 million (US$16.3m) in three strategic projects. … More ››

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Panama readies for airspace redesign tender

Panama will tender the $8 million design of its airspace on April 10, according to news agency Acan-Efe. Civil Aviation Authority chief Alfredo Fonseca Mora … More ››

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Europe’s core airspace nears saturation point as ‘volatile’ traffic hits an all-time record

Air traffic controllers managing some of Europe’s busiest airspace handled an all-time traffic high in 2017, topping the historical peak reached the previous year. In … More ››

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SESAR sets out drone integration roadmap

Drones must respect today’s operational procedures for manned aircraft and not become a danger or burden to people, property or other aircraft, according to a new … More ››

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FAA outlines impact of new airspace entrants

Small hobby drones will more than double from the current level of 1.1 million units to 2.4 million by 2022 while the commercial drone fleet … More ››

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