Ukraine ATC safety standards judged excellent

European air navigation safety agency Eurocontrol and industry body CANSO have together confirmed the high level of flights safety in the Ukrainian airspace and UkSATSE’s … More ››

Austro Control’s hybrid conventional-RNP at Innsbruck hailed a major success by airlines

Austro Control has published Europe’s first “hybrid” conventional-RNP procedure in Innsbruck – the first certificated hybrid landing approach in Europe. One European airline said the … More ››

China certifies R&S IP-based voice comms

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has approved the Rohde & Schwarz R&S VCS-4G for the Chinese market. The IP based voice communications system … More ››

NTSB repeats calls for cockpit video

Cockpit cameras are back on the agenda after America’s most powerful aviation safety organisation tabled the proposals before the Federal Aviation Administration. The National Transportation … More ››

UK partnership to promote safe drone use

Air traffic services company NATS has signed a safety partnership agreement with ARPAS UK, the trade association that represents the operators and stakeholders within the … More ››

US international traffic a record 197.3 million

International non-stop air traffic to/from the US(1) totalled 197.3 million passengers in 2014, a seven percent increase over 2013, according to offcial figures from the … More ››

Atlantic flies advanced airspace technology

Atlantic Airways, national flag carrier of the Faroes Islands, was approved by  Danish transport authorities to operate the world’s first Required Navigation Performance – Authorisation … More ››

Fourth Centralised Service issued for tender

Eurocontrol has published a Call for Tenders for a fourth Centralised Service, the Management of Common Network Resources Service/Mode S Interrogator Code Allocation (MICA) – … More ››

Part 173 certification for GroupEAD in PNG

AIM and navigation service provider GroupEAD has been awarded Part 173 certification for its ongoing procedure design work in Papua New Guinea. GroupEAD, through joint … More ››

Collaborate on airspace congestion: UAE

The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) is urging civil aviation authorities in the region to co-operate more to prevent airspace congestion. The congestion, which … More ››