Category Archives: Operations

FAA to improve runway conditions reporting

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and other members of the aviation community have developed new standards to improve safety at US airports during inclement weather. On … More ››

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Honeywell. Airbus team on ROPS SmartPath for Lufthansa group

Lufthansa Group, Honeywell Aerospace and Airbus have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work jointly on the development of a runway safety solution combining … More ››

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ICAO develops guidance on controller fatigue

New guidance to prevent air traffic controllers from falling asleep on the job have been prepared by UN aviation agency ICAO. A data-driven methodology already … More ››

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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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