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European airlines issue call to action on strikes

The airline chiefs of some of Europe’s largest carriers have issued a call for action to reduce the impact of air traffic controllers’ strikes on … More ››

Five years of ATC strikes cost Europe €9.5 billion

European airlines association A4E has published a new study on the economic impact of air traffic control strikes in Europe during its first CEO Summit … More ››

Space-based ADS-B surveillance to be safety ‘game changer’: FSF

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Space-based ADS-B has the potential to significantly improve flight safety, efficiency and the health of the industry overall, according to a new report from the … More ››

Airways Ed Sims elected CANSO Chair

Ed Sims, CEO of Airways New Zealand, has been elected as its chairman of the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO). Over 220 delegates from … More ››

Slovenia, Eurocontrol end ADaaS shadow ops

Shadow operations of live air traffic under the responsibility of Ljubljana area control centre have successfully been conducted at Slovenia Control, using the remote data … More ››

US opens test lab to streamline air travel

A new airspace technology demonstration – part of a five-year test project aimed to streamline the arrival and departure of aircraft and improve surface operations … More ››

Brexit fallout for Single Sky remains unclear

The industry fallout caused by the Brexit vote of the United Kingdom to leave the European Union will take some time to become clear but … More ››

LFV, Saab plan multiple remote tower ops

Sweden’s LFV and Saab have signed an agreement to upgrade the software at LFV remote tower centre in Sundsvall, introducing new functions that will support … More ››

Radar modification to unlock new wind power

A solution to help mitigate the impact of wind turbines on radar performance, known as Project RM, has been successfully implemented at the Great Dun … More ››

FAA struggling to staff air traffic control

The United States aviation authority is planning to hire more than 3,400 controllers over the next two years to offset expected retirements but faces significant … More ››