IAA’s 2016 performance ‘strong and consistent’

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has reported a 18.3 per cent rise in operating profits to €39.5 million on a turnover of €191.9 million in … More ››

US bizav state case opposing ATO spin-off

US regional business aviation groups have voiced opposition to ATC privatisation as part of the new administration’s budget proposal. “Regional groups nationwide are speaking out, … More ››

Norway confirms plan for Avinor ANS separation

Avinor has confirmed that its air navigation services division will be spun off into an independent company as part of a Norwegian government initiative. In a … More ››

Cross-border free routes focus for Austria

Austro Control’s efforts in cross border airspace optimisation continued during 2016 with eventual free route benefits pegged at fuel savings of up to 13,000kg and CO2 emissions … More ››

Airbus, SITA team on advanced cyber security

Airbus and SITA have launched new Security Operations Centre Services customised for the specific needs of the air transport industry. These new incident detection services … More ››

Traffic growth driving Avinor airport strategy

Norway’s plans for a new airport at Bodø will be presented in the first half of 2017 as part of a national transport plan. As part … More ››

ENAIRE to evaluate Aireon’s space-based ADS-B

Aireon has signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Spanish air navigation service provider ENAIRE who will begin investigating the safety, efficiency and environmental benefits of … More ››

LFV sees record number of aircraft movements 

2016 saw a new record for flights in Sweden with LFV air traffic controllers handling 726,000 aircraft movements in Swedish airspace. This was an increase … More ››

ANZ seeks partner to manage drone traffic

Airways New Zealand is seeking potential partners to develop an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) traffic management (UTM) system. Read the UTM dossier Airways said it recognised … More ››

Swiss regional airports to control ATS finances

The financing of air traffic services at Switzerland’s regional airports is close to finding a sustainable solution, according to Skyguide. The air navigation service provider has … More ››