Category Archives: Operations

UK Met Office to help optimise flight ops

AVTECH, the Swedish company that develops products and services for digital ATM has partnered with the British Met Office to provide real time weather data … More ››

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Euro MPs back anti-terrorism data effort

The European Parliament has backed the EU directive on use of Passenger Name Records (PNR). The new directive regulating the use of Passenger Name Record … More ››

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StarCaster ATIS goes live at NASA

STR-SpeechTech has completed the installation of a new StarCaster ATIS system for the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) at the Wallops Flight Facility … More ››

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Gatwick tower transitions to Germany’s ANS

Tower and engineering services at London Gatwick Airport overnight transitioned from UK provider NATS to German-owned Air Navigation Solutions after the European ATC rival DFS … More ››

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Challenges and opportunities offered by automation in ATM tackled by new UK study

The challenges and opportunities presented by the automation of air traffic management (ATM) are addressed in a major new guidance document released today by the … More ››

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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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