Category Archives: Operations

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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PANSA to support border BVLOS drones

Poland’s air navigation services provider PANSA has signed an agreement with its national Border Force to improve how drone operations can help secure the country’s eastern … More ››

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France prepares for ERATO at Bordeaux ACC

DSNA, France’s air navigation service provider, is carrying out an in-depth modernisation of its en-route air traffic management system to cope with the increase of … More ››

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Airbus outlines SESAR 2020 i4D concept

Airbus is helping make the skies more efficient and reduce the aviation sector’s environmental footprint through its participation in developing the initial 4D (i4D) concept … More ››

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Expert industry group publishes fatigue guidance

The strategic use of coffee and napping on site is being recommended for controllers whose sleep at home is disrupted by a newborn baby. The … More ››

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Following On

Commercial airline pilots who as children played Follow the Leader will have no problem with a new air traffic control innovation NASA and its partners … More ››

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Jeppesen releases enhanced SID, STAR charts

Jeppesen has enhanced its SID (standard instrument departure) and STAR (standard terminal arrival route) charts to increase situational awareness and reduce ‘head-down’ time while referencing … More ››

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