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Ukraine renews Black Sea state partnerships

Ukraine and its neighbouring Black Sea states have inked new co-ordination agreeements between area control centres. According to the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago … More ››

ICAO backs Ukraine’s rights over Black Sea

UN aviation agency ICAO is insisting that the right to provide air navigation services in international airspace over the Black Sea within Simferopol flight information … More ››

Lithium metal cargo faces 2015 ban

Dangerous goods experts from across the international aviation community are directing UN agency ICAO to ban the carriage of lithium metal batteries as cargo on … More ››

GLONASS satellite system suffers fresh glitch

Russia’s federal space agency Roscosmos has confirmed that nine of its 23 navigation satellites failed for the second time this month, according to China’s state … More ››

Bluefin-21 at operational limits, underlining MH370 challenges

The unmanned submarine deployed from the Australian Navy Ship Ocean Shield had to return to the surface yesterday due to the huge pressure at which … More ››

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Fire In The Hold

A worldwide cargo ban on transporting highly combustible lithium metal batteries on passenger aircraft is likely to come into effect from January 1, 2015, writes … More ››

MH370 response reveals surveillance status

The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has raised questions about the way civil and military surveillance systems that exist in South East Asia can … More ››

Space-Based ADS-B
MH370: A Blueprint For The Future?

The failure to locate the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has revealed the risk of flying through ‘black holes’ where modern jetliners can – under … More ››

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