Thailand loses ICAO Category 1 status: FAA

Thailand has lost its top aviation safety rating after failing to meet standards acceptable to the United States. The US Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation … More ››

NINA offers advanced stress, fatigue tools

Italy’s University La Sapienza, the French National School for Civil Aviation (ENAC) and Deep Blue have developed a system to measure stress in air traffic … More ››

COMMENT Europe’s New Aviation Strategy: Sound, But Expect Fury

Andrew Charlton-Web

While the European Commission’s new, eagerly awaited, proposed aviation strategy package is yet to be tabled at the European Council – the Council meets on … More ››

Eurocontrol, Azerbaijan team on flow control

Azerbaijan Airlines and the European air navigation safety agency Eurocontrol have reportedly signed an agreement in Baku. The November 27 document was signed by Eurocontrol … More ››

SESAR deployment goes live with €319 million

The Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) has given the green light to a key project to improve the management of the European airspace. The … More ››

MPAR field tests herald commercial promise

M/A-COM Technology Solutions and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Lincoln Laboratory, have completed successful field tests of Multifunction Phased Array Radar technology (MPAR). The … More ››

Helsinki CDM adds 60 days to the airport year

Helsinki airport has been ranked as excellent in a study commissioned by Eurocontrol which investigated the impact of the Collaborative Decision Making (CDM). With CDM, … More ››

SES Techcom to challenge Aireon solution?

The European developer of a space-based aircraft tracking solution is planning a dedicated ADS-B solution for the industry, employing a multi-constellation approach. SES Techcom Services … More ››

UK mulls NATS sale once again

Britain has once again tabled a possible sale of its stake in its national air navigation service provider NATS. UK finance minister George Osborne yesterday … More ››

FAA clears ways for drone registration

The United States Federal Aviation Administration has accepted the final recommendations of its Unmanned Aircraft Systems Registration Task Force Aviation Rulemaking Committee and has begun … More ››