Airports


WheelTug secures nod for certification plan

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has accepted the certification plans for the WheelTug aircraft electric drive system for Boeing 737NG aircraft. The WheelTug system … More ››

Iran pegs airport revamp cost at $250m

Iranian airports need $250 million worth of radar equipment and navigation systems following the lifting of economic sanctions, according to the Financial Tribune. “We’re planning … More ››

Libya taps Italian mobile tower expertise

Libya’s aviation authority has signed a deal with its Italian counterpart to install a mobile air traffic control tower at Mitiga airport in Tripoli. According … More ››

Sweden plans first airport w/out traditional tower

Saab and the Swedish air navigation service provider LFV’s newly established company Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions has signed a letter of intent with Scandinavian … More ››

RISE project to boost regional connectivity

NAVBLUE and its SESAR partners have completed the RISE Project (RNP Implementation Synchronised in Europe), laying the groundwork for the deployment of performance-based navigation (PBN) procedures … More ››

ERA signs Mongolia’s NUBIA for surface MLAT

ERA has been awarded a contract to deliver a surface multilateration system for the New Ulaanbaatar International airport in Mongolia. ERA in consortium with ACH … More ››

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 ››

Poland urges price review on Ukraine impacts

The impact of airspace closures over Ukraine and a heavy commitment to modernise is forcing Poland’s air traffic control to seek an early revision of … More ››

Noise concerns dominate Edinburgh airspace change proposals in listening bid

Proposals to change flight paths above Edinburgh to boost operational benefits while minimising community impact have been greeted with concern by people wary of the … More ››

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 ››