Bahamas strike landmark airspace deal

The Bahamas has reached a landmark agreement with the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to regain control of its airspace. “Considerable progress is now … More ››

Czechs, Slovakians seal airspace defence pact

The Czech government has approved a joint Czech and Slovak airspace protection agreement. Within Europe, the airspace of European NATO members is protected by the NATO … More ››

Germany completes civ/mil airspace integration 

Air traffic controllers at Eurocontrol’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) are now providing integrated civil and military air navigation services in the Hannover Upper … More ››

Environmental impact of space-based ADS-B surveillance tech a ‘win-win’ for airlines, society

A new report based on academic research claims potential savings in global aviation carbon emissions through using space-based automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) technology in remote and … More ››

Norwegian eyeing Siberian Corridor benefits

Norwegian Air Shuttle is pinning its hopes on forthcoming talks between the Norwegian and Russian Government that could see new trans-polar airspace rights allowing the long haul, … More ››

FABEC states adopt common airspace policy

The six FABEC states of Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Switzerland have adopted a new and far-reaching common airspace policy to improve the … More ››

SEAFRA free route airspace goes 24/7

SMATSA, Croatia Control and BHANSA – responsible for managing the airspace of four states – Serbia, Montenegro, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina – are now offering … More ››

Perfect arrivals generate hefty fuel savings

A consortium of European air navigation service providers (ANSPs) and airlines has optimised arrival flows to nine airports in Europe. A total of 11,467 demonstration … More ››

FABEC and Baltic FAB intensify cooperation

Poland’s PANSA and its German partner DFS have implemented a new direct routing structure to improve access to Berlin airports which will help support the development of … More ››

ENAV launches free route over Italy

Italy’s ENAV will tonight be giving the go-ahead for free route operations over Italian airspace. From 01.00 on 8 December, it will be possible for all … More ››