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 ››

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 ››

Iran pegs airport revamp cost at $250m

Iranian airports need $250 million worth of radar equipment and navigation systems following the lifting of economic sanctions, according to the Financial Tribune. “We’re planning … 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 ››

PANSA given green light for 30% price hike

The navigation unit rate charge for flying over Polish will increase by almost 30 per cent after  the change was approved on December 2 by … More ››

Hungary sets aside $4.6m for Debrecen

Hungary’s government is allocating HUF1.37 billion to Hungarian air traffic controller HungaroControl to set up an air traffic control service at Debrecen airport, according to the … More ››

Ireland to handle 1.1m flights in 2016

With just two weeks left in the year, the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) confirmed today that 2016 will be a record year for Irish aviation … More ››