Category Archives: Airspace

Airservices makes history with Air Force Heron

Airservices Australia last week made civil aviation history when for the first time its air traffic controllers safely guided a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) … More ››

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Free route aspirations face rogue jet threat

The significant increase in ‘non-cooperative’ military activity over the Baltic Sea could – if left unchecked – dash the prospect of an ambitious roll-out of … More ››

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Airspace violation hotspots face future policing

The number of serious airspace infringements at six of the highest-risk air traffic zones in the UK, should be cut by much as 50 per … More ››

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Aerocivil, IATA, Airbus ProSky team in Colombia

Airline industry body IATA has contracted Airbus ProSky to redesign the airspace of Bogota International airport, aligned with international best practices and ICAO regulations. With … More ››

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iStream: optimising arrival management

A European consortium of air navigation service providers, airlines, airports and Eurocontrol has started live trials as part of the iStream (integrated SESAR TRials for … More ››

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Airservices, RAAF team on unmanned aircraft

Airservices Australia and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) have agreed to work together to develop Heron remotely piloted Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) operations in … More ››

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Air traffic operations resume at Brussels

Belgian airspace partially reopened shortly after 2 pm local time after five hours of closure as controllers started to gradually bring systems back up. United … More ››

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Gridlocked Thailand to shelve open sky policy?

Thailand could restrict flights as fast growth risks dangerously overloading airspace and airport capacity, according to a high ranking aviation official. Thai transport minister Prajin … More ››

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PBN comes under scrutiny in US noise study

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is embarking on a comprehensive scientific study to examine the relationship between aircraft noise exposure and its effects … More ››

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European pilots demand sub 1kg drone rules

New drone technology poses risks that must be on the radar screen of manufacturers, users and regulators, warn European pilots. In a new position paper, … More ››

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