Category Archives: Operations

US to smooth global adoption of four-dimensional trajectory flight

Aviation authorities in the United States are to conduct their own series of four-dimensional trajectory demonstration flights building on the work of their European counterparts. Four-dimensional … More ››

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St Helena on hunt for vital air service link

The Government of the remote St Helena has launched a search for an air service provider to the island even though a solution to the wind … More ››

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ENAV launches free route over Italy

Italy’s ENAV will tonight be giving the go-ahead for free route operations over Italian airspace. From 01.00 on 8 December, it will be possible for all … More ››

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Study flags worrying pilot fatigue concerns

Half of airline pilots have reported that fatigue is not taken seriously by airlines, in the first large-scale survey of pilots’ perceptions of safety within … More ››

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India to separate oceanic Chennai airspace

Chennai airport will help airlines save 1,300 tonnes of jet fuel every year by having separate air traffic controllers for arrival and departure procedures from next … More ››

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Neighbour ANSPs to offer emergency cover

Air navigation services providers from France and Germany are to guarantee contingency cover for airports in Belgium. The three providers DSNA, DFS and Belgium’s Belgocontrol … More ››

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Routeing For Success

The implementation of a modernised en-route air traffic control system is not a piece of cake, but when the right ingredients are brought together, the … More ››

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Airport CDM off to slow start in China

Only 16 per cent of airports in China have fully implemented Airport Collaborative Decision Making (A-CDM) although over the next three years a further 68 … More ››

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New tech solving LHR holding problem

Efforts to reduce the time aircraft spend in holding stacks before landing at London Heathrow Airport are paying off, according to new statistics from air … More ››

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RLatSM connection issues delay NAT rollout

Connectivity issues are thwarting the next phase of the innovative RLatSM trials conducted by the UK’s NATS and Nav Canada. Most aircraft transiting the North … More ››

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