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TBS to save 80,000 minutes of LHR delays

Airlines are hailing the introduction of Time Based Separation – a new way of separating arriving aircraft by time instead of distance – as a … More ››

Spanish controllers declare 4-day strike action

European travellers are facing more disruption after Spanish air traffic controllers confirmed strike action throughout June. The strikes, announced for June 8, 10, 12 and … More ››

FAA mulls pilot mental health screening

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is working with the commercial aviation and medical communities to study the emotional and mental health of its commercial … More ››

Airbus airport radar passes first acceptance test

Airbus Defence and Space is to equip military airfields in Canada with some of the most powerful airport surveillance radar (ASR) technology available which will … More ››

Air traffic operations resume at Brussels

Belgian airspace partially reopened shortly after 2 pm local time after five hours of closure as controllers started to gradually bring systems back up. United … More ››

US to revisit LORAN as GPS back-up

Exelis, UrsaNav, the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T), and the US Coast Guard have entered into a cooperative research and … More ››

Gridlocked Thailand to shelve open sky policy?

Thailand could restrict flights as fast growth risks dangerously overloading airspace and airport capacity, according to a high ranking aviation official. Thai transport minister Prajin … More ››

BAE Systems to upgrade UK defence’s Watchman radar under Marshall joint venture

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BAE Systems is to upgrade four Watchman radars continuing the critical support provided to the UK Ministry of Defence for surveillance and air traffic control. … More ››

NATS, Indra launch GBAS solution

UK air traffic control business NATS and Spain’s Indra Navia have developed a new air traffic enhancement solution utilising Ground-Based Augmentation System (GBAS) technology. The … More ››

Emirates, Airways NZ in training launch

Emirates Aviation University and Airways New Zealand and have officially opened their purpose-built air traffic control training facility in Dubai, one of the world’s largest … More ››