Category Archives: Operations

NASA taps Rockwell Collins for single-pilot ops

Rockwell Collins has been selected by NASA as the lead research firm for its Single Pilot Operation programme. The research is exploring concepts and technology … More ››

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Independent probe underway into ATC failure

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and NATS have agreed to an independent inquiry following the disruption caused by the failure in air traffic management … More ››

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UK flights resume after Swanwick glitch

Airspace capacity over the United Kingdom has been restored following a computer failure which grounded hundreds of flights although airlines are warning passengers that there … More ››

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Europe satisfied with drone privacy safeguards

A Brussels probe into the social impact of widespread drone use is satisfied that today’s rules governing privacy, data protection and ethics is sufficiently robust … 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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PASSUR, INFORM to work on turn solutions

PASSUR Aerospace and INFORM plan to integrate their existing solutions for airline and airport turn management and hub control into a new offering. The companies … More ››

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FAA releases 30-day Chicago fire review

After reviewing contingency plans and security protocols in the wake of a fire at the Chicago Air Route Traffic Control Centre, the US Federal Aviation … More ››

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CDG readies for new RECAT standards

A new European specification relating to wake turbulence categorisation and separation minima, called RECAT-EU, is now ready for deployment and will launch at Paris Charles … More ››

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Nav Canada completes transatlantic flight trials

An efficiency initiative led by NAV CANADA has successfully demonstrated the viability and safety of aircraft varying speeds (Mach) and altitudes while transiting the unsurveilled … More ››

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Norway embarks on airspace overhaul

Avinor will be implementing the largest change in airspace organisation ever in Norway on November 13 to accommodate growth in air traffic, increased safety, efficient … More ››

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