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Air France taps PASSUR for traffic management

PASSUR and Air France have formalised a partnership to develop in Europe several core modules of PASSUR Integrated Traffic Management (PITM), designed to increase flight predictability … More ››

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Disaster relief spat reduces US air traffic control’s funding to fresh game of ‘political chicken’

US legislators have failed to extend Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) funding beyond October due to an unrelated fight over disaster-relief funding. Congress had voted 245-171 on … More ››

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ADB SAFEGATE debuts pushback support tool

ADB SAFEGATE is launching a Pushback Support Tool that simplifies air traffic control workloads and enhances airport safety and efficiency. Part of ADB SAFEGATE’s portfolio … More ››

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European Commission needs to acknowledge ‘new normal’ for Europe’s airport marketplace

Airport lobby group ACI EUROPE said it has compelling evidence that the growing level of competition among Europe’s airports represents a ‘new normal’ – meaning … More ››

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Germany’s DFS launches airspace overhaul

German air navigation service provider DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung has launched a comprehensive national modernisation programme to optimise its airspace and navigation infrastructure. The renewal programme … More ››

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Adacel clinches CAMI tower sim contract

Adacel has been selected to provide a Tower Simulation System (TSS) and associated services to the FAA’s Civil Aerospace Medical Institute (CAMI). Adacel won the … More ››

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Airservices details Sydney software glitch

Airservices has confirmed that operations were hit by a software issue affecting Sydney Airport’s air traffic control and management system, resulting in major disruptions to … More ››

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Instrument flight procedure experts join Osprey

Osprey has recruited Liam Clarke, Sam Shuttlewood and Chris Latus to form a new Instrument Flight Procedure (IFP) design team based at the consultancy’s new office … More ››

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Traffic, volatility levels test FABEC capacity

Unexpected high traffic growth and high traffic volatility means FABEC member air navigation service providers (ANSP) will most probably fail to reach the capacity target for … More ››

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ADS-B draft rule marks NSS milestone

A draft civil aviation rule for New Zealand proposing a mandate for Automatic Dependent Surveillance–Broadcast (ADS-B) equipage and operation for all aircraft in controlled airspace … More ››

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