Airservices makes history with Air Force Heron

Airservices Australia last week made civil aviation history when for the first time its air traffic controllers safely guided a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) … More ››

Harris undergoes post-Exelis reshuffle

Harris is to reorganise its business to boost efficiency and exploit synergies following its recent acquisition of Exelis. “We combined Harris’ and Exelis’ top talent … More ››

Avinor implements new North Atlantic system

Norway’s Avinor has deployed a new air traffic management system to handle increasing en route traffic in the North Atlantic. Avinor has experienced a strong … More ››

EASA issues foreign airline safety ‘passports’

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued the first single air safety authorisations to 22 third country operators which will be valid throughout the … More ››

French air traffic control strike called off

Eurocontrol, Europe’s Network Manager is reporting that the French air traffic controller strike action between July 2-4 has been called off. SNCTA, the largest controller … More ››

London Heathrow gets third runway green light

The UK Airports Commission today recommended that London Heathrow gets a third runway to help solve the nation’s capacity crunch. Welcoming the decision, Heathrow airport … More ››

Eleventh-hour French ATC strike talks fail

UPDATE: French air traffic control strike called off Talks between the French Government and air traffic controller unions to head off strike action between July … More ››

Euro MPs call for action on tracking technology

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) from across the political spectrum today called for action by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) on technology that supports global … More ››

Fresh Spanish ATC strikes planned for July

Spanish air traffic controller have called another series of strikes. European travellers faced disruption throughout June when strikes on 8, 10, 12 and 14, were … More ››

SNCTA, FO hold firm on strike threat

France’s largest air traffic controller union SNCTA together with Force Ouvrière (FO) insist they will strike over the July 2-4 period in protest at cost-cutting … More ››