Public Private Partnerships suffer shortcomings, offer limited benefits: EU audit

EU co-financed Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) cannot be regarded as an economically viable option for delivering public infrastructure, according to a new report from the … More ››

ST Engineering, Surbana Jurong, CAPE plan to export next-generation smart airport capabilities

Singapore Technologies Engineering is joining forces with Surbana Jurong and Changi Airport Planners and Engineers (CAPE) to form a consortium of Singapore-based companies to participate … More ››

SESAR sets out drone integration roadmap

Drones must respect today’s operational procedures for manned aircraft and not become a danger or burden to people, property or other aircraft, according to a new … More ››

CACI fails to hijack GD acquisition of CSRA

US information technology giant CACI’s unsolicited proposal to acquire all outstanding shares of CSRA’s common stock has forced General Dynamics to increase its original $9.6 billion … More ››

Gatwick to trial autonomous shuttle vehicles

Gatwick is to be first airport in the world to trial autonomous vehicles to shuttle staff across the airfield. The trial is thought to be … More ››

Ryanair pilots signal birth of transnational group

Pilot unions and Ryanair company councils have joined forces in a bid to secure direct permanent employment contracts subject to local law, equal and transparent … More ››

ICAO tweaks Chicago Convention to aid ATM

ICAO has adopted a new amendment to the Chicago Convention covering Aeronautical Information Services to support a more integrated and responsive global air traffic management (ATM) system … More ››

Airservices seeking non-terrestrial surveillance solution for Australian Flight Information Region

After investing significantly in ground based ADS-B systems over the last decade, Airservices Australia said it is now looking to deploy non-terrestrial based surveillance solutions. … More ››

Boeing HorizonX invests in Fortem Technologies to develop advanced radar systems for future unmanned aircraft

Boeing is to invest in Fortem Technologies, a Salt Lake City, Utah-based company developing advanced radar systems for unmanned and manned aircraft. Fortem Technologies offers airspace awareness … More ››

FAA outlines impact of new airspace entrants

Small hobby drones will more than double from the current level of 1.1 million units to 2.4 million by 2022 while the commercial drone fleet … More ››