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ICAO calls high-level meeting on conflict risk

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has announced it is to host a special high-level meeting next Tuesday 29 July, with the directors general of … More ››

FAA lifts Tel Aviv flight ban

The United States Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its restrictions on US airline flights into and out of Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport by cancelling a … More ››

MH17 exposes failure of airspace risk regime

War torn countries are the least likely to be able to conduct an honest appraisal of how dangerous their airspace is, according to a European … More ››

ICAO faces huge challenge on airspace risk role

Calls are growing for UN civil aviation agency ICAO to expand its role and issue safety advisories to give airlines more guidance on operating at … More ››

NATS, military team on Commonweath Games

NATS is working closer than ever with the military in order to deliver a safe and efficient air traffic service during the Commonwealth Games. Teams … More ››

MH370 chief to lead MH17 repatriation effort

Australia’s prime minister has appointed the retired air chief marshal who has headed the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 as his special … More ››

US issues ban on Ben Gurion International

US airlines have been banned from flying to or from Israel’s Ben Gurion International Airport for a period of up to 24 hours. The Federal … More ››

Harris to supply Port-Au-Prince

Harris Corporation has been selected to supply critical air traffic control (ATC) communications to the Area Control Centre (ACC) at Toussaint Louverture International Airport in … More ››

NASA transfers NextGen technology

NextGen software technology that will allow air traffic controllers to maximize the benefits of Performance Based Navigation (PBN) procedures on the approach to the runway … More ››

Calls grow for global review of airspace risk

Governments must take the lead in reviewing how risk assessments for flying over conflict zones are made, according to an airline industry chief. Tony Tyler, … More ››