Gatwick controller shortages force runway closure – despite £60,000 “golden handcuffs”

Gatwick Airport could face more disruption this summer if the business supplying its air traffic control does not tackle the shortage of first-class controllers at … More ››

Europe’s core airspace nears saturation point as ‘volatile’ traffic hits an all-time record

Air traffic controllers managing some of Europe’s busiest airspace handled an all-time traffic high in 2017, topping the historical peak reached the previous year. In … More ››

Estonia’s EANS makes remote tower progress

Estonia’s EANS together with contractor Cybernetica have developed a remote tower at Tartu airport. Validation and testing has now started which will focus on the … More ››

Airservices seeking non-terrestrial surveillance solution for Australian Flight Information Region

After investing significantly in ground based ADS-B systems over the last decade, Airservices Australia said it is now looking to deploy non-terrestrial based surveillance solutions. … More ››

NATS seals HungaroControl co-operation deal

The UK-based air traffic services provider NATS has signed an agreement with its Hungarian counterpart HungaroControl to collaborate on digital tower projects around the world. … More ››

Italy’s ENAV plans radical rethink of business

Remote tower technology is to be at the heart of Italian ENAV’s five-year, €650 million plan to future-proof its business. The plan which was this … More ››

NAV Portugal becomes sixth COOPANS member

WATM2018 NAV Portugal is on track to become the sixth member of the COOPANS Alliance. COOPANS (Cooperation between Air Navigation Service Providers) is an international partnership … More ››

Airways welcomes Zephyr flying taxi to airspace of New Zealand

Airways New Zealand is piloting future technologies needed to support the arrival of autonomous flying vehicles in New Zealand airspace. This follows confirmation by Zephyr … More ››

Leidos, Airways New Zealand launch SkyLine-X ATM system

WATM2018 SkyLine-X, developed in partnership with Airways New Zealand, has made its debut at the World ATM Congress in Madrid. The SkyLine-X Air Traffic Management solution incorporates … More ››

Belgocontrol awards Egis three-year framework to support its future strategic transformation

Belgium’s Belgocontrol has awarded an Egis consortium a multi-lot framework contract to support its strategic, operational and technical transformation over the next three years. Belgocontrol … More ››