Iceland’s Isavia embarks on Aireon polar quest

Icelandic air traffic control plans to conduct flight trials in polar airspace north of 70 degrees to evaluate the expected benefits of new space-based surveillance … More ››

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 ››

Airways New Zealand sees record summer

Airways New Zealand saw an 11 per cent increase in air traffic volumes from last year, 18 per cent up on two years ago. Air … More ››

Irish see unprecedented air traffic growth

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) saw air traffic grow by 8.3 per cent last year, making 2016 a record year for Irish aviation. This included … More ››

Skyguide’s Weder to retire, Bristol succeeds

Daniel Weder, the chief executive of the Swiss air navigation service provider Skyguide is to retire on June 30. Skyguide said Weder who has been … More ››

Europe’s ATM backbone readies for testing

The first operational version of the advanced ATM platform 4-FLIGHT is under preparation at the Marseille and Reims pilot centres. The 4-FLIGHT programme, launched in … More ››

Japan’s ATC system to undergo major upgrade

Japan’s air traffic control system is to undergo a major upgrade from March, according to the Japan Times. The new system will help airlines draw up more … More ››

Croatia Control launches €2m AIM tender

The latest and final phase of the Croatian Air Traffic Management Modernisation Project (CroATMMP) programme is underway. The purpose of the programme which launched in … More ››

Niedziela to head Poland’s PANSA

Poland’s air navigation services provider PANSA has appointed Janusz Niedziela as president. Niedziela is the former vice president for finance and administration at PANSA and … More ››

Finland’s Finavia looks to spin off ATC

Finavia is examining whether to turn its air navigation business into an independent company responsible for Finland’s area and approach control services. Finavia is preparing the … More ››