Category Archives: Airspace

DANUBE FAB launches cross-border sectors

DANUBE FAB has established two cross-border sectors, marking the first time that cross-border sectors have been implemented under a functional airspace block (FAB) framework. The … More ››

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Mystery LHR drone of ‘considerable concern’

Further details of the near-miss involving a commercial airliner preparing to land at London Heathrow airport and a quadcopter flown by a hobbyist have emerged … More ››

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EASA launches probe into military activity

European aviation safety experts have been tasked by Brussels to investigate a series of near misses between passenger and military aircraft whose transponders had been … More ››

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FRAMaK makes significant savings on routes

The network of cross-border routes available as a flight plan option has expanded considerably, creating a large-scale free route airspace over Belgium, most of Germany, … More ››

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Avinor first to implement second Point Merge

Norway’s Avinor has implemented the Southern Norway Airspace Project (SNAP) with Point Merge arrival sequencing to improve capacity and flight safety in airspace in the … More ››

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A-CDM making huge efficiency gains

Real-time data sharing between airlines, airports and air traffic control is increasingly helping passengers to arrive on time even though Europe’s capacity is at straining … More ››

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FAA updates NOTAM format for conflict zones

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced new notice to airmen (NOTAM) header formats for conflict zones and international crisis situations. New NOTAMs will … More ››

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UK drone flown recklessly at passenger aircraft

A quadcopter is thought to have been flown deliberately at a passenger aircraft in the UK as it came in to land at Southend airport. … More ››

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Norway embarks on airspace overhaul

Avinor will be implementing the largest change in airspace organisation ever in Norway on November 13 to accommodate growth in air traffic, increased safety, efficient … More ››

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Route reviewed by Airservices taskforce

A revised air route structure between Melbourne and Cairns is now in place as part of ongoing efforts by Airservices to make the safety of … More ››

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