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Commission drops Thames estuary airport

The UK Airports Commission has opted not to add the inner Thames estuary airport proposal to its shortlist of options for providing new airport capacity … More ››

Quintiq assists KLM pilot work planning

  Supply chain planning and optimisation business Quintiq and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has rolled out its software platform to optimise its workforce planning strategies … More ››

DFS ready for COMSOFT SDDS-NG

Germany’s DFS, is ready to roll out COMSOFT’s state-of-the-art Surveillance Data Distribution System (SDDS-NG), at its four ATM centres across Germany, allowing for advanced exchange … More ››

GroupEAD works on Pacific island safety

Just a stone’s throw from Vanuatu’s tiny Lonorore Airport, on Pentecost Island, an ancient ‘’land diving” tradition is attracting worldwide interest in this remote corner … More ››

Hungarian CPDLC to improve efficiency

HungaroControl has launched a large-scale CPDLC (Controller Pilot Data Link Communications) project with the aim of developing the Hungarian air traffic infrastructure with the most … More ››

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Unprecedented disruption with 1% of annual traffic lost
    54% of flights are lost overall
    70% of flights are lost at worst hit EU airports,
    Less affected EU airports still lose 23% of flights
    Several airlines lose more than 80% of scheduled traffic
Riding The Perfect Storm

A volcanic ash cloud, heavy snow and industrial action by air traffic controllers formed a perfect storm in 2010 that stopped the anticipated recovery of … More ››

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All Systems G-alile-O?

The launch of the first two full-capability satellites was meant to mark the latest milestone for Galileo, Europe’s satellite navigation programme as a step towards … More ››

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Seeking Global Leadership

The British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) insists that global leadership from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is urgently needed to respond to July’s tragic … More ››

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