EUROCAE, European pilots strike strategic pact

European standards setting body EUROCAE and the European Cockpit Association (ECA) have announced a closer partnership on the development of industry standards for better and safer aviation. With … More ››

FAA publishes first drone maps for US airspace

The United States’ Federal Aviation Administration has begun to publish electronic maps for airports across the country that detail where and at what altitudes remote … More ››

Thales acquires big data analytics firm Guavus

Thales has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the US company Guavus, a pioneer in real-time Big Data analytics for up to US$215 million. The … More ››

LGS launches Riga ATC tower project

Rīga International airport will have a new and modern air traffic control centre by 2023, and Latvia’s ar navigation service provider LGS has begun work … More ››

Europe conjures complex drone ops vision

The first elements of a European blueprint for the development and deployment of ‘U-Space’ where drones can operate in complete safety were revealed last week in The Hague … More ››

Adacel tapped for Avinor Bodø FIR upgrade

Adacel has been awarded a contract from Avinor, the Norwegian air navigation service provider to upgrade the ATM system used for managing air traffic in … More ››

FAA and Aireon announce space-based ADS-B NextGen technology flight test success

Aireon and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced a successful flight test of space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) technology, collecting ADS-B data to be … More ››

April launch for FABCE ATFM capacity measures

Airlines and other airspace users will soon benefit from safer and more on-time performance with the introduction of short term air traffic flow capacity management measures … More ››

Germany’s DFS delivers positive report for 2016

DFS, the German air navigation service provider, had a positive year in 2016 both economically and operationally, despite the difficult environment. Operationally, DFS said it … More ››

Airbus, AUVSI call for urban air standards 

A3 by Airbus, the advanced projects and partnerships outpost of Airbus in Silicon Valley, is preparing to launch a real-time system trajectory management project that could … More ››