Category Archives: Innovation

IATA and Harris launch SkyFusion

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Harris are stepping up efforts to improve air traffic management (ATM) efficiency with a new collaboration tool. IATA … More ››

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SESAR delivers world first virtual centre demo

SESAR manufacturers have teamed up to show how a virtual centre concept could become a reality. The 4 February demonstration which was held at several … More ››

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US ATC reform bid secures vital union support

US controllers’ union NATCA is lending vital backing to a bid to reform the air traffic control system and establish a stable funding source that … More ››

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US transport chief to table radical ATC overhaul

Legislation will be tabled today that could revolutionise US air traffic control. Sources close to Republican politician Bill Shuster – the House transportation chairman who … More ››

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easyJet reveals concept designs for hybrid plane

UK airline easyJet has unveiled plans for a revolutionary zero emissions hydrogen fuel system for its aircraft which could save around 50,000 tonnes of fuel … More ››

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Eyes On The Prize

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With 700,000 small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or “drones”, purchased in 2015 alone, you’re sure to see one in your area soon, writes Twig Mowatt. … More ››

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JANS debuts new FACE flight data processing

Japan’s JANS launched its new flight data processing system named ‘Flight-object Administration Centre system’ (FACE), developed by NEC Corporation. The FACE system – an essential … More ››

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Airbus to launch on demand charter airline?

International taxi service Uber is teaming with European airframer Airbus for an on-demand helicopter service to launch at the Sundance Film Festival later this week. … More ››

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Clean Sky, SESAR strengthen effort on innovation

The Clean Sky and SESAR Joint Undertakings (JUs) have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) in order to foster closer links between the two research … More ››

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RLAT debuts over the north atlantic

Aircraft flying over the North Atlantic can now be spaced closer together as part of a project to increase airspace capacity, cut fuel burn and … More ››

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