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London Luton chooses NATS as provider 

NATS has won the contract to continue providing air traffic management and engineering services to London Luton Airport for five years from November. The contract, … More ››

US shutdown confirms system ‘broken’: NATCA

The Federal Aviation Administration of the US has confirmed that due to a lapse in funding, it will only continue “exempt” activities such as air … More ››

NAVBLUE, Honeywell debut runway safety tool

Airbus flight operations subsidiary NAVBLUE and Honeywell Aerospace have unveiled their combined runway safety solution together with the Lufthansa Group. Following the tri-partite Memorandum of … More ››

ICAO posts new global air traffic record

A new record 4.1 billion passengers were carried by the aviation industry on scheduled services in 2017, according to the preliminary figures released by the … More ››

FAA and NAV CANADA flight tests further validate Aireon’s space-based ADS-B system

Aireon has shared results from two successful flight tests partnered with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and NAV CANADA, as part of an effort to … More ››

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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 ››

Safety in Numbers

Drones won’t reach their potential until they can fly well out of sight, and achieving that safely is the goal of a testing corridor being … More ››

Loud & Clear?

In January 1990, Avianca Flight 52 from Bogota, Colombia, to New York City, ran out of fuel on approach to John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK), causing … More ››

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