NextGen complexity flagged as safety concern

The increasing complexity of US airspace has been singled out as one of the top areas of concern for the nation’s business aviation community. The … More ››

Malaysia finds private partner for airspace plans

Boustead Heavy Industries is teaming up with Malaysia’s Technology Depository Agency (TDA) to develop a national airspace policy in addition to establishing an airspace management … More ››

FAA predicts tenfold increase in US commercial drones by 2021

A new report from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has forecast that the use of commercial unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or drones in the … More ››

Brussels mulling radio navigation safety plan

Thousands of people throughout Europe are using GPS jammers that could stop tracking systems from working – including safety critical navigation systems used by modern … More ››

PRC outlines benefits of Free Route Airspace

Free Route Airspace (FRA) could be deployed through the entire Eurocontrol airspace area, giving airlines more freedom to choose the best flight plan route and the possibility … More ››

ANZ seeks partner to manage drone traffic

Airways New Zealand is seeking potential partners to develop an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) traffic management (UTM) system. Read the UTM dossier Airways said it recognised … More ››

Swiss regional airports to control ATS finances

The financing of air traffic services at Switzerland’s regional airports is close to finding a sustainable solution, according to Skyguide. The air navigation service provider has … More ››

Pilots issue wake-up call on ‘ultra-safe’ industry

European pilots are calling on decision makers to stop spreading “alternative truths” and instead recognise that not all airlines honour the same safety culture principles … More ››

ATCA pushes for full contract tower funding

The United States’ Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) has joined industry groups in urging Congress to fully fund the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Contract Tower Programme as … More ››

European ATC unions mount A4E challenge

Union organisations representing Europe’s controller workforce are planning to unveil ‘surprising’ data behind the causes of flight delays and their economic impact next week. A … More ››