Category Archives: Airspace

ENAV launches free route over Italy

Italy’s ENAV will tonight be giving the go-ahead for free route operations over Italian airspace. From 01.00 on 8 December, it will be possible for all … More ››

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BLUE MED FAB launches Free Route Airspace

Free Route Airspace will be implemented within the BLUE MED Functional Airspace Block by Italy’s ENAV and Malta’s MATS simultaneously from 8 December. It is … More ››

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India to separate oceanic Chennai airspace

Chennai airport will help airlines save 1,300 tonnes of jet fuel every year by having separate air traffic controllers for arrival and departure procedures from next … More ››

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Iran aiming to overhaul en route ATM

Iran is to renovate its en route automation systems to support airlines seeking to use its airspace to fly more direct routes. Mohammad Amirani, director general of … More ››

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UK needs urgent airspace overhaul: NATS

An industry coalition representing airports, airlines and air traffic control is warning of major flight delays unless widespread changes can be made to UK airspace. … More ››

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Neighbour ANSPs to offer emergency cover

Air navigation services providers from France and Germany are to guarantee contingency cover for airports in Belgium. The three providers DSNA, DFS and Belgium’s Belgocontrol … More ››

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Brussels mulls U-Space drone ecosystem

Brussels is eyeing a new U-Space operational paradigm where the airspace needs of drones will rank alongside those of traditional commercial aircraft and space flight, … More ››

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Noise concerns dominate Edinburgh airspace change proposals in listening bid

Proposals to change flight paths above Edinburgh to boost operational benefits while minimising community impact have been greeted with concern by people wary of the … More ››

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Armenia to enter talks on EU common airspace

Armenia is planning to start negotiating with the European Union in December to join common airspace, Edward Nalbandian, Armenian foreign minister, made the comments last … More ››

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Nokia to develop UAE drone ops system

Nokia and the United Arab Emirates General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) have entered into a strategic collaboration to develop an end-to-end UAS ecosystem that will … More ››

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