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Inmarsat, ESA sign Iris Precursor partnership

Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband Safety service is to play an integral part in the future European air traffic management (ATM) infrastructure. Inmarsat has signed a contract with … More ››

Inmarsat awards Iris security work to CGI

IT giant CGI has been awarded the contract by British satellite business Inmarsat to develop the safety and security of future ‘Iris Precursor’ data communications … More ››

Chinese eye Honeywell, Safran electric taxi

Honeywell and Safran have teamed with China Aviation Energy & Emission Solutions to evaluate the benefits of the partners’ EGTS electric taxiing solution for Chinese … More ››

New NZ rules proposed for unmanned aircraft

Industry will soon have its say on proposed rules governing how unmanned aircraft will operate in New Zealand airspace. Commonly known as UAVs, drones or … More ››

FAA releases 30-day Chicago fire review

After reviewing contingency plans and security protocols in the wake of a fire at the Chicago Air Route Traffic Control Centre, the US Federal Aviation … More ››

Eurocontrol, EDA team on SESAR

Eurocontrol and the European Defence Agency (EDA) have taken an important step to strengthen their cooperation by signing a joint work programme covering the coming … More ››

Borealis appoints Subotic as executive director

Borealis, the European alliance of air navigation service providers has appointed Branka Subotic as its executive director. Currently a senior consultant with NATS Services – … More ››

Helios expands Middle East presence

Aviation consultancy Helios has expanded its team in the Middle East and moved to larger offices in Silicon Oasis, Dubai. The company, part of the … More ››

BA equips with volcanic ash prototype

ZEUS, a device developed by the British Met Office and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) to improve our understanding of atmospheric volcanic ash distribution, … More ››

NextGen procedures for North Texas

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced the successful implementation of the North Texas Metroplex NextGen project, a newly launched air-traffic system that will … More ››