Category Archives: CAAs/ANSPs

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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Call for AU$1bn privatisation of Airservices

Airservices Australia should be privatised by the federal government in a move that could raise $1 billion, according to a business and general aviation industry … More ››

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Airlines step up calls for airspace handover to solve gridlock at times of controller strike action

An airline industry chief is insisting that it is time to find a way to mitigate the devastating effects of strikes by European air traffic … More ››

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Capacity constrained UK airspace ‘can’t meet future demand with today’s infrastructure’: Rolfe

NATS chief Martin Rolfe is warning that the British air navigation services provider needs to conduct a radical overhaul of its systems to help manage … More ››

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Van Dorst to head Dutch ANSP LVNL

Michiel van Dorst will become the new chief executive of Air Traffic Control the Netherlands (LVNL) from 1 May. The Dutch government appointment was made … More ››

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NASA puts UTM drone ATM through stress test

NASA together with the United States Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) have conducted the first and largest demonstration of its UAS traffic management (UTM) research platform … More ››

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AIRR still under consideration for FAA rejig

After the passage of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2016 by the U.S. Senate, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman Bill Shuster said lawmakers are … More ››

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Thales to supply Iran with ATC systems

France’s Thales is to supply three Iranian airports with air traffic control systems,  according to a news agency report. The contract was signed between Iran … More ››

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November outage due to solar flare: LFV

An investigation by Swedish air navigation service provider LFV following the radar disruption that hit air traffic on 4 November points to a solar flare … More ››

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NAV CANADA cuts cost of flying in 2017

NAV CANADA is proposing to revise its services charges through a temporary one-year rate reduction in addition to revisions to its base rates. The temporary … More ››

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