Category Archives: CAAs/ANSPs

NASA transfers NextGen technology

NextGen software technology that will allow air traffic controllers to maximize the benefits of Performance Based Navigation (PBN) procedures on the approach to the runway … More ››

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US bans commercial flights over North Korea

The United States on Monday restricted its commercial aircraft from flying over North Korea and adjacent airspace, citing the risk of ballistic missiles launched without … More ››

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Germany’s DFS beats NATS on LGW bid

Germany’s Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS) has triumphed over its British counterpart NATS to run air traffic services at London’s Gatwick airport. The contest to provide air … More ››

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DFS, NATS in running for LGW bid

UK air traffic control NATS and its German counterpart Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS) are battling to run air traffic services at London’s Gatwick airport. NEWS FLASH: … More ››

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Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 downed near Ukraine border

All 280 passengers and 15 crew members on board a Boeing 777 aircraft have died in a Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine, authorities confirm. Malaysia … More ››

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Frequentis supports dynamic re-sectorisation

Bulgaria’s BULATSA and Romanian ROMATSA are entrusting Frequentis to advance the ATM communication systems and infrastructure of the Functional Airspace Block (FAB) in the Danube … More ››

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Brussels warns 18 to make FABs work

Brussels has formally requested 18 countries from six different Functional Airspace Blocks (FABs) to work far harder to improve the way in which they manage … More ››

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Malaysia first in S/E Asia with B737 RNP

Malaysia Airlines has obtained approval from its Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) to fly Required Navigation Performance (RNP AR) approaches. Malaysia Airlines will introduce the … More ››

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NAV CANADA improves pilot, controller comms

Canadian airspace has undergone safety and efficiency enhancements with the completion of the national implementation of Controller Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC). CPDLC enables controllers … More ››

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Moving Targets

The framework by which each European nation’s air traffic control agency should cut costs to meet Single European Sky targets looks in tatters with some … More ››

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