Category Archives: Airspace

Netherlands Airspace Vision achieves civil-military integration in Dutch upper airspace

Air traffic controllers at Eurocontrol’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) are now providing air traffic control services to both civil and military customers in … More ››

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No end in sight for airspace impact of Qatar rift

The huge spike in aircraft using Iranian airspace may increase even further unless a political solution is found, reports Aimée Turner & Ali Akbarian. Qatar … More ››

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Europe unveils its U-Space vision for drones

The Single European Sky Air traffic management Research Joint Undertaking has today unveiled its blueprint to make drone use in low-level airspace safe, secure and … More ››

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Airline industry chief urges partnership approach to new national planning strategies for Europe

The international airline industry is demanding a fundamentally different approach embracing an all-inclusive partnership ethos in which airlines and air navigation service providers would form the … More ››

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Qatar rift sees Iranian airspace under pressure

Qatar’s request to divert flights to Iran after the Arab rift has caused a significant rise in passenger aircraft using Iranian airspace, the chief executive … More ››

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Brussels mulling EUIR upper airspace region

Brussels is to examine establishing an upper airspace region across the whole of the European Union to offset the impact of future strike action by … More ››

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NATS makes further greenhouse gas reductions 

Improvements to the design of UK airspace helped save 55,900 tonnes of CO2 in 2016, according to a report by air traffic services provider NATS. … More ››

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North European Free Route Airspace established

The north European Free Route Airspace programme NEFRA today celebrates its successful completion. The programme launched in 2013 when six north European pledged to establish seamless … More ››

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China, Hong Kong to team on Pearl River Delta

China and Hong Kong aviation authorities are too work together to improve airspace management in the Pearl River Delta. Hong Kong’s director-general of civil aviation … More ››

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Dubai airspace plan is imminent: DCAA

The Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) said it will publish a plan very soon on ways to reduce air traffic congestion, and is working alongside … More ››

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