Public Private Partnerships suffer shortcomings, offer limited benefits: EU audit

EU co-financed Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) cannot be regarded as an economically viable option for delivering public infrastructure, according to a new report from the … More ››

CACI fails to hijack GD acquisition of CSRA

US information technology giant CACI’s unsolicited proposal to acquire all outstanding shares of CSRA’s common stock has forced General Dynamics to increase its original $9.6 billion … More ››

Boeing HorizonX invests in Fortem Technologies to develop advanced radar systems for future unmanned aircraft

Boeing is to invest in Fortem Technologies, a Salt Lake City, Utah-based company developing advanced radar systems for unmanned and manned aircraft. Fortem Technologies offers airspace awareness … 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 ››

Atech, DFS Aviation Services to collaborate

WATM2018 Brazilian air traffic technology supplier Atech and DFS Aviation Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of the German air navigation service provider DFS, have signed an … 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 ››

Italy’s IDS, Aireon to explore ATFM integration

WATM2018 IDS Ingegneria Dei Sistemi, the independent Italian engineering and systems technology house is to explore how Aireon’s space-based ADS-B air traffic surveillance data can be … 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 ››

Inmarsat, European Space Agency to modernise air traffic management over Europe

WATM2018 Inmarsat has signed a major contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) to develop satellite communication services that enable 4D trajectory air traffic management in … More ››