Innovation


Boeing unveils unmanned cargo prototype

Boeing today unveiled a new unmanned electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) cargo air vehicle (CAV) prototype that will be used to test and evolve Boeing’s autonomy technology … More ››

Searidge remote tower technology certified for live operations at Budapest

HungaroControl’s remote tower system has been certified for live operations, without restrictions at Budapest Airport and becomes the first among the world’s medium-capacity airports to adopt … More ››

SB-Safety enters United service evaluation

Global mobile satellite communications business Inmarsat and Cobham SATCOM have confirmed that SB-Safety (SB-S) has entered service evaluation on the first United Airlines Boeing B767 … More ››

Urbi et Orbi

NASA research into how to safely integrate large drones into the US airspace will inform new work on Urban Air Mobility or UAM, reports Lillian Gipson. NASA’s … More ››

IAA extends Shannon FRA into lower airspace

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has successfully introduced the extension of Shannon’s Free Route Airspace (FRA) into Shannon’s lower airspace. This builds on the success … More ››

US to test drones beyond FAA regulations

President Donald J Trump has directed US  transportation secretary Elaine Chao to launch an initiative to safely test and validate advanced operations for drones in … More ››

IATA, ACI launch NEXTT conceptual leap

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) in collaboration with Airports Council International (ACI) have launched the New Experience in Travel and Technologies (NEXTT) initiative. In … More ››

​NTU, Saab partner on innovative ATM tech

Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) and Sweden’s Saab are to set up a joint research centre as part of a collaboration to develop research projects and … More ››

Boeing to acquire Aurora Flight Sciences to advance autonomous technology capabilities

Boeing plans to acquire Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation, a world-class innovator, developer and manufacturer of advanced aerospace platforms, under an agreement signed by the companies. … More ››

New simulations highlight potential for more efficient airport runway operations

Airport operations at some of Europe’s busiest airports have the potential to be made even more efficient. At least that’s what simulations hosted by NATS … More ››