Category Archives: Operations

FAA releases 30-day Chicago fire review

After reviewing contingency plans and security protocols in the wake of a fire at the Chicago Air Route Traffic Control Centre, the US Federal Aviation … More ››

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CDG readies for new RECAT standards

A new European specification relating to wake turbulence categorisation and separation minima, called RECAT-EU, is now ready for deployment and will launch at Paris Charles … More ››

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Nav Canada completes transatlantic flight trials

An efficiency initiative led by NAV CANADA has successfully demonstrated the viability and safety of aircraft varying speeds (Mach) and altitudes while transiting the unsurveilled … More ››

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Norway embarks on airspace overhaul

Avinor will be implementing the largest change in airspace organisation ever in Norway on November 13 to accommodate growth in air traffic, increased safety, efficient … More ››

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DSNA consolidates navigation services in its lower airspace

The transfer of approach control service from the Grenoble-Isere operational unit to the Lyon-Saint Exupery operational unit was successfully implemented on October 16. Located in … More ››

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Saab, VSATS & Leesburg team on remote tech

Saab, the Virginia SATSLab, Inc. (VSATS) and the Leesburg Executive Airport (Leesburg, VA) are partnering to demonstrate and evaluate Saab remote tower technologies at Leesburg … More ››

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Air traffic service restored at Chicago centre

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), early this morning, successfully restored full air traffic operations at the Chicago en route Centre in Aurora, Illinois, … More ››

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FAA sets Oct 13 for normal Chicago service

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said it was working around the clock with its telecoms contractor Harris to repair equipment damaged by an arson attack … More ››

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BULATSA chief Dilov replaced by Peev: report

Bulgaria’s caretaker transport minister has replaced the chief of its air traffic control agency BULATSA late on Monday, according to Sofia news agency Novinite. Tsvetan … More ››

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Quintiq assists KLM pilot work planning

  Supply chain planning and optimisation business Quintiq and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has rolled out its software platform to optimise its workforce planning strategies … More ››

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