Category Archives: Operations

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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FAA to brief Charlotte on Metroplex procedures

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will hold a public meeting on new air traffic control procedures for flights at Charlotte Douglas International Airport … More ››

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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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