Category Archives: Operations

AVTECH, Southwest Airlines strike Aventus NowCast deal

AVTECH Sweden and Southwest Airlines, the largest US domestic carrier, have struck a deal to rolllout AVTECH’s Aventus NowCast Descent offering across the airline’s entire … More ››

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NAV CANADA improves pilot, controller comms

Canadian airspace has undergone safety and efficiency enhancements with the completion of the national implementation of Controller Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC). CPDLC enables controllers … More ››

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Russia tightens hold on Crimea at Simferopol area control centre

The tense stand-off in the war of the airways is continuing between Ukraine and the Russia Federation over who controls flights in and out of … More ››

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Mexican airline signs up for electric taxiing

Mexican airline Interjet is to help advance an electric taxiing system developed by Honeywell and Safran for use on the taxiway and runway, to cut … More ››

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New flow system for Melbourne

Airservices Australia has introduced a new system that will reduce airborne delays, help to save fuel and associated emissions, enhance safety and reduce air traffic … More ››

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NATS achieves airspace efficiency boost

The environmental and operational efficiency of UK airspace improved during 2013, according to the latest figures from air traffic services provider, NATS. NATS is unique … More ››

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WATM: ERATO tool nears launch in France, Italy

France and Italy plan to develop and deploy the ERATO conflict detection tool in 2015. Designed by French air navigation service provider DSNA, it integrates … More ››

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WATM: NAV CANADA teams with Airbus Defence

NAVCANatm, a division of NAV CANADA and provider of advanced Air Traffic Management (ATM) solutions, will team with Airbus Defence and Space to offer a … More ››

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WATM: ATRiCS for Heathrow future concept

London Heathrow Airport has awarded a contract to ATRiCS for the development of a Concept of Operation (ConOps) for London Heathrow Airport. It will be … More ››

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WATM: Austro Control’s Salzburg ATC tower goes fully operational

Austro Control has completed the implementation phase for its new Salzburg air traffic control tower. The tower is now fully operational. With the latest state-of-the-art … More ››

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