Category Archives: CAAs/ANSPs

Australia turns to GNSS for primary navigation

Almost 180 ground-based navigation aids and associated non-precision approach procedures will be withdrawn from service this week after Australia earlier this year moved to more … More ››

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Italy’s ENAV getting in shape ahead of flotation

Cost-cutting efforts and a recovery in international traffic allowed Italian air traffic control to deliver an improved first-quarter performance. The air navigation service provider which … More ››

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Transport safety watchdog urges Part 23 caution

US transport safety regulator NTSB is urging more caution over the Federal Aviation Administration’s proposed rewrite of small aircraft certification rule, reports AIN. The FAA … More ››

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Avinor modernisation, expansion on schedule

Avinor reports that its modernisation programme is on schedule, with a goal of annual savings of NOK 600 million (US$ 73.5 million) from 2018. Air … More ››

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Finavia mulls regional aviation centres

  Finland’s air navigation service provider is considering large-scale reform of its air traffic control provision across the country in a bid to maintain flight … More ››

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Huerta extends drone stakeholder input

FAA Administrator Michael Huerta announced the US aviation agency is establishing a broad-based advisory committee that will provide advice on key unmanned aircraft integration issues. … More ››

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New Zealand unveils Queenstown runway lights

The new runway lights in Queenstown, a key milestone in getting the New Zealand airport ready to receive after-dark flights have been unveiled. The runway, … More ››

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Pace of change hampering airspace segregation

The United States’ Federal Aviation Administration insists it has no current plan to reclassify low-altitude airspace to accommodate small drones, according to AIN. Speaking during … More ››

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Dubai sets out fly, no-fly zones for drones

Four drone no-fly zones and nine areas requiring registration have been established across Dubai, reports the National. The emirate’s civil aviation authority said on Monday … More ››

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Aireon, ATNS sign first regional commercialisation deal for Africa

Aireon and South Africa’s Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) announced today that they have signed a Regional Commercialization Agreement to jointly develop the uses … More ››

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