Airspace


FAA to hold airspace workshops in Las Vegas

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will hold three public information workshops in late April on proposed airspace improvements over the Las Vegas metropolitan area. The … More ››

FAB CE hails cross-border Free Route study

A major study into the introduction of Free Route Airspace (FRA) throughout the FAB CE area (“Free Route Airspace – from the Black Forest to … More ››

Eastern Europe continues on free route mission

HungaroControl and ROMATSA, the Romanian air navigation service provider, have teamed up to establish the free route concept in Bulgarian airspace. Free route airspace allows … More ››

European thinking on drone integration advances

New drone technology solutions such as detect and avoid will benefit the world of manned aviation, eventually replacing or at least complementing the ‘see and … More ››

Brazil to assist Argentina in PBN design

Brazil’s Departamento de Controle do Espaco Aereo (DECEA) is to support Argentina in upgrading its air navigation procedures and restructuring its neighbour’s airspace. The project … More ››

New sectors to improve MUAC traffic handling 

A new three-layer sector configuration has been implemented in the upper airspace covering the south of Belgium, Luxembourg, the south of the Netherlands and adjacent … More ››

FAA to use maps to speed drone consent, restricts military area ops

The United States is planning to release the first set of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) facility maps on April 27. The maps will depict areas … More ››

Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary expand night-time free routes

BULATSA, together with the air navigation services providers of Romania and Hungary – ROMATSA and HungaroControl, will expand Free Route Airspace for flights during the … More ››

Brazil’s DECEA, Google team on Project Loon

Brazil’s DECEA and Google have launched a new initiative to extend Project Loon operations in the Brazilian Airspace Control System (SISCEAB). A Letter of Operational … More ››

NextGen complexity flagged as safety concern

The increasing complexity of US airspace has been singled out as one of the top areas of concern for the nation’s business aviation community. The … More ››