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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 ››

ICAO task force details conflict zone measures

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has concluded its second two-day meeting in as many weeks of the Task Force on Risks to Civil Aviation … More ››

COMSOFT to transform Estonian surveillance

Estonian Air Navigation Services (EANS) has chosen German expert COMSOFT to supply advanced ARTAS to modify their surveillance systems in order to sustain the safety … More ››

Brussels requests Galileo satellite probe

The European Commission has requested Arianespace and the European Space Agency (ESA) to provide full details of the incident following the failure on August 22 … 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 ››

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 last week’s … More ››

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