Russia plans 2025 free route airspace strategy

Russia plans to create free route airspace to optimise flight trajectories and reduce flight time by 2025, reports Izvestia. The programme features in a draft strategy to develop the … More ››

FAA targets autumn for airport drone zones

Fifty airports, including Miami International and Phoenix Sky Harbor, will soon applying the FAA’s Low Altitude Authorisation and Notification Capability (LAANC) system, which aims to cut the … More ››

UK holiday getaway putting airspace under greater pressure as records set to be broken

The demand for flying is expected to reach new levels today, according to the UK’s NATS as many schools now breaking up for the holidays. … More ››

Upper airspace working group paves way for new and emerging aerospace technologies

The US-based Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) has launched a new effort to open the skies even further. The new Upper Airspace Working Group (UAWG) is … More ››

Panama facing airspace overhaul challenge

Panama is planning to modernise its airspace to support how its manages a forecast annual increase in international traffic of 5 per cent. Experts of the … More ››

Groupe ADP, DSNA-S team on drone detection

Groupe ADP and DSNA Services are developing a drone detection system for deployment at airports and other sensitive sites. Paris airport operator Groupe ADP has teamed with DSNA … More ››

Netherlands Airspace Vision achieves civil-military integration in Dutch upper airspace

Air traffic controllers at Eurocontrol’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) are now providing air traffic control services to both civil and military customers in … More ››

No end in sight for airspace impact of Qatar rift

The huge spike in aircraft using Iranian airspace may increase even further unless a political solution is found, reports Aimée Turner & Ali Akbarian. Qatar … More ››

Europe unveils its U-Space vision for drones

The Single European Sky Air traffic management Research Joint Undertaking has today unveiled its blueprint to make drone use in low-level airspace safe, secure and … More ››

Airline industry chief urges partnership approach to new national planning strategies for Europe

The international airline industry is demanding a fundamentally different approach embracing an all-inclusive partnership ethos in which airlines and air navigation service providers would form the … More ››