Category Archives: CAAs/ANSPs

First US unmanned test site operational in North Dakota

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced that the first of six test sites chosen to perform unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) research is operational … More ››

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Ukraine renews Black Sea state partnerships

Ukraine and its neighbouring Black Sea states have inked new co-ordination agreeements between area control centres. According to the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago … More ››

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ICAO backs Ukraine’s rights over Black Sea

UN aviation agency ICAO is insisting that the right to provide air navigation services in international airspace over the Black Sea within Simferopol flight information … More ››

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FAA completes nationwide ADS-B rollout

The US Federal Aviation Administration has completed a nationwide infrastructure upgrade that will enable air traffic controllers to track aircraft with greater accuracy and reliability, … More ››

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NATS strikes deal with Airbus ProSky

UK air traffic service provider NATS has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus ProSky, with the aim of providing new market propositions that can … More ››

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EC calls for tough civil drone rules

The European Commission has today proposed to set tough new standards to regulate the operations of civil drones (or “remotely piloted aircraft sytems” – RPAS). … More ››

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NATO/KFOR re-opens Kosovo upper airspace

The upper airspace over Kosovo has been re-opened for civilian traffic overflights fifteen years after the crisis in the Western Balkans. The re-opening of the … More ››

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EASA issues Crimea airspace alert

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has published a Safety Information Bulletin (SIB) which addresses the potential safety risks encountered by aircraft operators which may … More ››

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FAA kicks off general aviation safety project

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced the start of a one-year project to demonstrate the capabilities of the Aviation Safety Information Analysis … More ››

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XMAN trial aims to cut LHR holding times

A new operational procedure to cut the amount of time aircraft circle in ‘holding stacks’ at London Heathrow Airport is set to begin today. Traditionally … More ››

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