Category Archives: Operations

Nokia launches Space 23 airport drone trial

Nokia is to use Space 53, Europe’s first dedicated testing facility for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) at Twente Airport, near Enschede in the Netherlands to … More ››

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Russia, China seal ATM optimisation deal

Russia’s air navigation service provider State ATM Corporation has signed a protocol with its Chinese counterpart to harmonise their respective systems to support aircraft flying across state borders. … More ››

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Birmingham receives SESAR efficiency boost with ADB Safegate’s tower solution

Birmingham airport, with its annual 11 million passengers, has chosen AviBit, now a part of ADB Safegate, to install its Integrated Tower Solution to enable … More ››

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FAA to improve runway conditions reporting

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and other members of the aviation community have developed new standards to improve safety at US airports during inclement weather. On … More ››

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Honeywell, Airbus team on ROPS SmartPath for Lufthansa group

Lufthansa Group, Honeywell Aerospace and Airbus have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work jointly on the development of a runway safety solution combining … More ››

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ICAO develops guidance on controller fatigue

New guidance to prevent air traffic controllers from falling asleep on the job have been prepared by UN aviation agency ICAO. A data-driven methodology already … More ››

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LFV, Saab plan multiple remote tower ops

Sweden’s LFV and Saab have signed an agreement to upgrade the software at LFV remote tower centre in Sundsvall, introducing new functions that will support … More ››

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US controller shortage reaching crisis point

Budgetary missteps and bureaucratic red tape have led to a shortage of controllers in the United States, a state of affairs that has now reached … More ››

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Europe starts swapping flight details with Gulf

Eurocontrol, Europe’s Network Manager and the GCAA aviation authority in the United Arab Emirates have started to exchange real time flight data in a bid … More ››

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New bill tackles FAA controller shortage

A US lawmaker has introduced legislation that would take steps to improve how the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) hires and staffs air traffic controllers. according … More ››

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