Flexible AFUA now live over south west France

A new upper airspace network has been implemented in the southern portion of the airspace managed by Bordeaux area control centre (ACC). The new airspace … More ››

ICAO calls for innovative drone airspace management solutions

ICAO has begun the consultative work needed to establish low-altitude traffic management guidance for domestic unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to make drone deliveries, inspections and even … More ››

Gatwick controller shortages force runway closure – despite £60,000 “golden handcuffs”

Gatwick Airport could face more disruption this summer if the business supplying its air traffic control does not tackle the shortage of first-class controllers at … More ››

Eurocontrol outlines causes of April 3 outage

The trigger event that caused thousands of flights delays proved to be an incorrect link between the testing of a new software release and the … More ››

dans outlines AED60m investment benefits

2017 has been an exceptional and ground breaking year for Dubai Air Navigation Services (dans) which has invested AED60 million (US$16.3m) in three strategic projects. … More ››

America’s FAA seeking more LAANC suppliers

The Federal Aviation Administration is looking for more suppliers for the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC). LAANC is a foundation for developing the Unmanned Aircraft … More ››

Panama readies for airspace redesign tender

Panama will tender the $8 million design of its airspace on April 10, according to news agency Acan-Efe. Civil Aviation Authority chief Alfredo Fonseca Mora … More ››

Eurocontrol gives all-clear for ETFMS operations to resume

The Eurocontrol Network Manager has confirmed it is conducting a full analysis of what caused the computer outage on April 3 so that ‘lessons can be … More ››

Fifth successful launch takes Aireon global air traffic surveillance closer to full deployment

Aireon has announced the fifth successful launch and deployment of its space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) payloads, hosted by the Iridium NEXT satellite constellation. At … More ››

London flight delay warning on EXCDS upgrade

UK air traffic control provider NATS is warning of possible flights delays and increased noise in the London area as its controllers transition from paper based … More ››