Category Archives: Airspace

NATS regrets flight path change noise impact

NATS has apologised to Heathrow airport chiefs for not highlighting an operational change to air traffic control which has affected some of the same communities … More ››

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Terma, ATRiCS to develop A-SMGCS guidance and control system for medium-sized airports

Terma and ATRiCS have signed a MoU to develop a cost-efficient Advanced Surface Movement Guidance & Control System (A‑SMGCS) for surface surveillance on small to … More ››

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WATM: Haiti embarks on airspace safety boost

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), Airbus ProSky and Haiti’s Office National de L’Aviation Civile (OFNAC) have completed a joint project to modernise the airspace … More ››

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WATM: Dutch Caribbean orders flow study

The Dutch Caribbean air navigation service provider is partnering with Airbus ProSky for a comprehensive Air Traffic Flow Management (ATFM) deployment initiated by an airspace … More ››

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Borealis free routes gain state-level support

Nine north European countries have agreed to work together at state level to support a major programme delivering Free Route Airspace in what is being … More ››

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Iceland creates transatlantic corridor

Isavia is now providing continuous surveillance across the Atlantic with ADS-B, employing COMSOFT’s Quadrant surveillance solution ito enhance safety, accuracy and surveillance coverage of Iceland’s … More ››

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Direct routes offered through Scottish airspace

Airlines will be able to choose their own direct routes through parts of Scottish airspace from this week with the introduction a new technique to … More ››

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Industry pushing for action in the Middle East

Airline industry body IATA has agreed to provide interim management for ICAO’s Middle East Airspace Enhancement Programme (MAEP) in the hope that initial projects could … More ››

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FAA lifts northern Ethiopia overflight ban

The FAA has lifted a nearly 15-year-old prohibition on flight operations within the airspace or territory of northern Ethiopia. The ban was instituted in May … More ››

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Borealis to deliver free route airspace by 2020

The Borealis Alliance of nine European Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) has today announced the launch of a programme to deliver seamless and integrated free … More ››

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