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UK partnership to promote safe drone use

Air traffic services company NATS has signed a safety partnership agreement with ARPAS UK, the trade association that represents the operators and stakeholders within the … More ››

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NATS chalks up 1m tonnes of CO2 savings

Up to 1m tonnes of aviation related CO2 is now being saved each year, according to figures released today by air traffic services company, NATS. … More ››

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DANS strikes GCC pact with Eurocontrol

Dubai air traffic control and European air navigation safety agency Eurocontrol are linking up to advance research into wake vortex which rules how many aircraft … More ››

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Irish air traffic ends 2014 in positive territory

The total number of flights travelling through Irish airspace grew by 2.7 per cent during 2014, marking a strong return to positive territory for almost … More ››

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Avinor mulls prolonged period of slower growth

Passenger traffic to and from Avinor airports increased by 2.7 per cent in 2014, with passenger numbers totalling more than 50 million. Meanwhile, a levelling … More ››

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CNN strikes UAV research deal with FAA

US media giant CNN has teamed with the United States Federal Aviation Administration to advance efforts to integrate Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) into newsgathering and … More ››

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Dutch air traffic control first to lift lid on safety

LVNL, Air Traffic Control the Netherlands, has become the world’s first air traffic control organisation to communicate its safety performance and potentially serious incidents in … More ››

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US bizav wary of UAV airspace impact

The US private jet industry is opposing any steps to introduce drones that would reduce or restrict access for manned business aviation aircraft to airspace … More ››

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FAA stipulates medical and private pilot licence for commercial drone operations

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has stipulated in its latest suite of exemptions that commercial drone pilots must have at least a private … More ››

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Cross-border trial cuts LHR holding times

A trial to cut the amount of time aircraft spend circling in ‘holding stacks’ at Heathrow Airport has started to reap rewards. Led by air … More ››

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