Category Archives: CAAs/ANSPs

NATS faces profit drop from industry challenges

UK air traffic control business NATS will need to achieve a 21 per cent reduction in charges by 2019 under new price-cutting targets set by … More ››

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New controller hire system under scrutiny

A United States transport watchdog has begun auditing the Federal Aviation Administration’s air traffic controller hiring processes in light of last year’s controversial changes to … More ››

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FAA implements certification safety reporting

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), in partnership with the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA), has launched a safety reporting programme called the … More ››

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IAA, ISAVIA in cross-border comms world-first

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has llaunched commenced operations with the Rohde & Schwarz VCS-4G Voice Communications Control System (VCCS), which will enable the IAA … More ››

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Aireon, Isavia to explore space-based ADS-B surveillance over North Atlantic, polar regions

Aireon, developer of the world’s first space-based global air traffic surveillance system, has teamed with the Icelandic air navigation service provider (ANSP), Isavia to explore … More ››

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COOPANS upgrade at seven ATC centres

The COOPANS common ATM system is now embedded in all seven area control centres within the five partners. COOPANS is an international partnership between the … More ››

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Aerocivil, IATA, Airbus ProSky team in Colombia

Airline industry body IATA has contracted Airbus ProSky to redesign the airspace of Bogota International airport, aligned with international best practices and ICAO regulations. With … More ››

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France’s SNCTA renews Single Sky strike protest

France’s largest air traffic controller union SNCTA is threatening a fresh round of strikes over the July 2 to July 4 period in protest at … More ››

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Thailand’s safety oversight incurs ICAO red flag

Thailand’s civil aviation body has come under scrutiny after United Nations aviation agency marked down its safety rating for failing to properly oversee airlines under … More ››

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Australia proves 14-min tracking concept

Australia has become one of the first countries in the world to comply with an international requirement to more closely track all suitably equipped flights … More ››

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