Category Archives: Safety

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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Paris CDG launches first European RWSL

Paris Charles de Gaulle airport is now equipped with a new runway status light (RWSL) system. Installed with the support of European air navigation safety … More ››

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FAA evaluates drone detection around Denver

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is coordinating with government and industry partners to evaluate technologies that can be used safely to detect drones … More ››

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Qatar fined for flights in FAA-banned airspace

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has fined Qatar Airways $185,000 for operating flights in regions in which a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) flight prohibition … More ››

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Transport MEPs back draft EU drone rules

Plans to update EU civil aviation safety rules to address emerging risks were amended and approved by transport committee MEPs today. The updated EU regulation … More ››

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European ATM workers defend right to strike

European air traffic controllers have hit back again at the attacks of airline industry group Airlines for Europe (A4E) on the rights of ATM workers. … 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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Troubled St Helena needs ‘open chequebook’

The troubled St Helena airport built with £285m of UK taxpayer’s cash could require an open chequebook if it is to ever to enter into … More ››

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EASA aims for airspace design rethink

European aviation safety chiefs are taking steps to avoid duplication of airspace design regulation at state and European levels. “The organisation of airspace has a direct … More ››

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CGH implements TALPA data into FNS

Washington DC-based CGH Technologies has completed the implementation of Takeoff and Landing Performance Assessment (TALPA) data into the US Federal NOTAM System (FNS). Effective October … More ››

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