Category Archives: Operations

Easter weekend provided only 2014 strike relief

2014 was a striking year for air passengers with walkouts every eight days – although not during the Easter weekend. French ATC industrial action risk … More ››

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NATS regrets flight path change noise impact

NATS has apologised to Heathrow airport chiefs for not highlighting an operational change to air traffic control which has affected some of the same communities … More ››

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ATRiCS providing Hamburg A-CDM tool

Hamburg Airport is on track to achieve certification as a fully compliant A-CDM airport by early 2016. The overall IT solution supporting the A-CDM process … More ››

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Surveillance data losses prompt calls to rationalise central European radar network

An overload of the radar surveillance system in central Europe caused aircraft to vanish off controllers’ screens this summer, a safety probe has revealed. Air … More ››

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RC to develop pilot situational awareness

Rockwell Collins has joined Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) in a two-phase launch of the Aircraft Access to System-Wide Information Management (SWIM) programme that uses national … More ››

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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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