Category Archives: Airspace

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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Analysis: Regime Change

Air Traffic Management quizzes David McMillan on how the global aviation system will improve how it shares information so airlines know to avoid dangerous airspace … More ››

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Increased Bardarbunga activity sparks red alert

The aviation alert status of the Icelandic Volcano Bardarbunga has been changed to code RED. Eurocontrol, the European air navigation safety agency reported that at … More ››

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Europe resumes watch for volcanic activity

The aviation alert status of the Icelandic Volcano Bardarbunga has been downgraded to code ORANGE indicating a heightened or escalating unrest with increased potential of … More ››

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Iceland readies for renewed risk of potential volcanic ash activity

Iceland’s meteorological office has raised its risk level to the aviation industry for an eruption at its Bardarbunga volcano to orange, which is the fourth … More ››

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