Category Archives: CAAs/ANSPs

NATS’ December 12 response ‘impressive’

The probe into the computer failure which halted traffic across England and Wales on December 12 has saluted the response level by UK air traffic … More ››

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Lockheed Martin to provide FAA flight planning

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has selected Lockheed Martin to provide online flight service tools to the general aviation community, helping them to … More ››

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Deakin steps down, Rolfe steps in at NATS

Richard Deakin is standing down as the chief executive officer of UK-based air traffic control business NATS after five years. To ensure continuity, NATS‘ managing … More ››


Belgium mulls full merger of civil/military ATC

Belgian air traffic control has confirmed it is in talks with the air arm of the Belgian Armed Forces over forging far closer operational links  … More ››

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Washington DC becomes FAA ‘no drone zone’

The United States Federal Aviation Administration has launched a public outreach campaign for the region around Washington, D.C. to reinforce the message that the city … More ››

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FAA unveils UAS data programmes

The US Federal Aviation Administration has announced three new partnerships which may ultimately lead to UAS flights over urban environments and beyond the operator’s visual … More ››

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FAA, industry plan small UAS horizon expansion

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is to partner with industry to explore the next steps in unmanned aircraft operations beyond the type of operations … More ››

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Hungary launches air navigation R&D platform

HungaroControl has struck a deal with eleven higher education institutes and with the country’s Institute for Transport Sciences (KTI) and the Institute of Computer Science … More ››

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ANSPs team on optimised descents

A consortium of European air navigation service providers and airlines is to explore optimised descent profiles (ODP) from upper airspace to terminal manoeuvring areas. The … More ››

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ERAM achieves its ultimate milestone

Lockheed Martin’s En Route Automation Modernization (ERAM) system has finally replaced the Host computer system to manage traffic at all US area control centres – … More ››

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