Category Archives: Operations

NATS operations resilience must improve: CAA

The British aviation authority has told NATS that it must do better in some areas following allegations that it breached its air traffic services licence and transport … More ››

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SA Airlink to provide scheduled services to St Helena, Ascension

SA Airlink has signed a three-year deal to provide scheduled services to St Helena Island using an Embraer E190 aircraft type which is viewed as the best … More ››

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Sweden’s ACR wins Gothenburg ANS contract

Privately held Swedish air navigation service provider ACR Aviation Capacity Resources has signed an agreement to operate air traffic control services at Säve Airport in Gothenburg, Sweden, … More ››

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UK holiday getaway putting airspace under greater pressure as records set to be broken

The demand for flying is expected to reach new levels today, according to the UK’s NATS as many schools now breaking up for the holidays. … More ››

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Netherlands Airspace Vision achieves civil-military integration in Dutch upper airspace

Air traffic controllers at Eurocontrol’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) are now providing air traffic control services to both civil and military customers in … More ››

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No end in sight for airspace impact of Qatar rift

The huge spike in aircraft using Iranian airspace may increase even further unless a political solution is found, reports Aimée Turner & Ali Akbarian. Qatar … More ››

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Brussels limiting fundamental rights: ATCEUC

European union chiefs have denounced Brussels’ preferred ways of offsetting the impact of future strike action by air traffic controllers. The recommendations proposed in the European … More ››

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LHR refining steeper 3.2 degree approach

London Heathrow airport is conducting a second trial of a slightly steeper approach angle for aircraft landing – one of 10 practical steps it is … More ››

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IATA debuts virtual ground ops training platform

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) launched RampVR, the industry’s first virtual reality (VR) training platform for ground operations, at a ground handling conference in … More ››

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Eurocontrol integrates R&S direction finding

Eurocontrol has integrated Rohde & Schwarz ATC direction finding technology into its deployment of an advanced safety technology system To enhance the performance of air traffic … More ››

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