Category Archives: Operations

Perth flight path tweaked for noise study

Airservices will conduct a short study in Perth to compare modelled and actual aircraft noise data as part of the organisation’s ongoing efforts to explore opportunities … More ››

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Brisbane’s on-time performance soars

Brisbane Airport has been named one of the world’s most punctual airports in the 2015 OAG flightview Punctuality League Report: On-time performance (OTP) results for … More ››

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Air travel crippled by French controller strike

Eurocontrol, the European network manager, is warning of serious delays as French air traffic control unions called for a 24-hour strike ending Wednesday morning to … More ››

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NASA touts green aviation achievements

US airlines could realise more than US$250 billion in savings in the near future thanks to green-related technologies developed and refined by NASA‘s aeronautics researchers … More ››

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Eurocontrol studies highlight cockpit safety risk

Pilots flying through European airspace are failing to manage midair-collision alarms, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. The report cites studies by … More ››

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US controller union flags staffing concerns

A US controller union chief has warned that bureaucratic red tape and arbitrary rules risk making the national controller staffing shortage one of the most … More ››

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FABEC boost for XMAN into Heathrow

Extended Arrival Management services for London Heathrow today became fully operational at EUROCONTROL’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC), representing a major step in a … More ››

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FAA’s resilience comes under scrutiny

The Federal Aviation Administration’s watchdog is to examine the US aviation agency’s ability to manage disruption to the air traffic control system. The Department of … More ››

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NATS working on Prestwick technical fault

NATS is reporting delays to most flights in and out of Scotland this morning because of a technical fault at the air traffic control centre … More ››

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Free routeing wins climate change credit

The Free Route Airspace Maastricht and Karlsruhe project spanning the airspace over Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg and the Netherlands has been commended for saving tonnes of … More ››

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