Category Archives: Airspace

MUAC puts Free Route Airspace on fast track

Air traffic controllers at Eurocontrol’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) have started operating user-preferred trajectories in the dense and complex airspace over Belgium, north-west … More ››

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Africa’s ATNS, ASECNA team on united airspace

Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) and L’Agence pour la Securite de la Navigation Aerienne en Afrique et a Madagascar – ASECNA, have signed a … More ››

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Borealis Alliance: three steps closer to full Free Route Airspace over northern Europe

The Borealis Alliance of air navigation service providers (ANSPs) said it is one step closer to offering full Free Route Airspace (FRA) across the airspace … More ››

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NSS aviation upgrade trial for Christchurch

A trial to bring a global aviation navigation upgrade programme to the South Island has been launched by Airways New Zealand, Board of Airline Representatives New … More ››

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IAA extends Shannon FRA into lower airspace

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has successfully introduced the extension of Shannon’s Free Route Airspace (FRA) into Shannon’s lower airspace. This builds on the success … More ››

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IATA denies bottom-up national strategy approach is weakening aims of the Single European Sky

IATA has outlined its new strategy to get the most consequential individual states to develop their national air navigation services in partnership with airlines in … More ››

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GCAA to complete Middle East airspace overhaul

The General Civil Aviation Authority, GCAA, will implement one of the largest airspace changes the region has ever seen on December 7. Specifically, the date … More ››

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Europe’s U-Space steps up to PODIUM

The SESAR Horizon 2020 PODIUM project will demonstrate unmanned aircraft system traffic management (UTM) services, procedures and technologies at four operational sites in Denmark, France … More ››

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Kazakhstan looking to free route development

Kazaeronavigatsia is targeting the development of Performance Based Navigation (PBN) to allow more flexible use of its airspace. According to Azat Bekturov, general director of … More ››

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PANSA, IATA to develop national airspace plan

PANSA, Poland’s air navigation service provider, and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have agreed to work together with other aviation stakeholders to develop a National … More ››

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