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EASA re-elects Patrick Ky as executive director

The management board of the European Aviation Safety Agency has re-elected Patrick Ky as the agency’s executive director for a second term of five years. … More ››

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Italian ENAV adopts datalink across airspace

Italian air navigation service provider ENAV has adopted a digital ground-air-ground communications system across the entire Italian airspace above 8,700 metres. From today, the area … More ››

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Impact of DFS charge reductions start to be felt

German air navigation service provider DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung scored a new record in 2017 with 3.21 million flights controlled in German airspace although a reduction of … More ››

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Auditors to probe Europe’s SESAR programme

The European Court of Auditors is to conduct an audit of the deployment of SESAR, the technological modernisation programme for air traffic management in the … More ››

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Osprey wins MOD flight procedures work

Osprey has won a three-year contract with the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to deliver Military Instrument Flight Procedures (IFP) Maintenance and Safeguarding services to … More ››

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Eurocontrol selects BT for NewPENS network

Eurocontrol together with 41 industry partners – primarily air navigation service providers (ANSPs) – have launched a new contract with BT for the provision and … More ››

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Saab to deliver & operate digital remote technology at first airport built with no traditional tower

Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions has been selected by Scandinavian Mountains Airport to both install and operate digital tower technology at what is the world’s first … More ››

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Inmarsat launches SB-S into commercial service

Inmarsat has entered commercial service with SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S). The next-generation satellite IP platform is designed to meet the needs of aviation data communications in the … More ››

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European pilots align cross-border strategy

The growth of transnational airlines operating throughout Europe, and further afield, has led pilots to recognise that they must cooperate even more closely and adopt … More ››

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EASA strengthens Central American links

EASA and the Central American Aviation Safety Agency (CASA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on closer cooperation in aviation safety. This MoU is … More ››

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