Category Archives: Meteorology

Vaisala releases top 10 lightning flash days

Vaisala which monitors lightning activity around the world has released the Top 10 lightning flash days in 2014 as detected by its National Lightning Detection … More ››

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WSI predictive analytics to minimise disruption

WSI Corporation has enhanced its Fusion flight operations platform with some new airport and flight monitoring features in its Predictive Analytics Package. These provide a … More ››

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BA equips with volcanic ash prototype

ZEUS, a device developed by the British Met Office and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) to improve our understanding of atmospheric volcanic ash distribution, … More ››

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Avtech, SWA go live with Aventus NowCast

AVTECH Sweden and Southwest Airlines, the largest US domestic carrier, have together recorded a significant milestone with the Aventus NowCast Descent offering across the carrier’s … More ››

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FAA launches airport safety video series

The Federal Aviation Administration has launched a new safety information video series for airport operators and airport employees. The videos will provide the airport community … More ››

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Australia selects Vaisala detection sensors

Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology has signed a contract with Vaisala for the delivery of Vaisala Present Weather Sensors at a value of €3.2 million. The … More ››

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NASA to supply critical data over remote Alaska

NASA’s Traffic and Atmospheric Information for General Aviation (TAIGA) technology system is capable of showing pilots the altitude of nearby terrain via colour. Yellow identifies … More ››

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Riding The Perfect Storm

A volcanic ash cloud, heavy snow and industrial action by air traffic controllers formed a perfect storm in 2010 that stopped the anticipated recovery of … More ››

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AVTECH, Southwest Airlines strike Aventus NowCast deal

AVTECH Sweden and Southwest Airlines, the largest US domestic carrier, have struck a deal to rolllout AVTECH’s Aventus NowCast Descent offering across the airline’s entire … More ››

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WSI expands global flight tracking

WSI Corporation has announced substantial global coverage expansion for aircraft being tracked within WSI Fusion. An essential platform for critical flight decisions at over 80 … More ››

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