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IAA extends Shannon FRA into lower airspace

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has successfully introduced the extension of Shannon’s Free Route Airspace (FRA) into Shannon’s lower airspace. This builds on the success … More ››

Digital glitch caused 2015 NZ comms blackout

A digital malfunction that caused a 2015 communications blackout at Christchurch air traffic control underlines the need for continuous risk management, a review by New … More ››

Eurocontrol to examine Aireon space-based ADS-B on cost, performance & network benefits

Eurocontrol experts will start analysing whether space-based surveillance makes sense in terms of both performance and cost. In its Skyway publication, the European air navigation … More ››

ACARS will remain the aviation industry’s trusted and reliable network: SITAONAIR white paper

An evolving multi-link ACARS landscape, embracing cutting-edge cockpit connectivity and solid VHF foundations, will remain the backbone of the aviation industry for the foreseeable future, … More ››

Frequentis to support Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand has contracted Frequentis to help develop Human Performance measures for a new air traffic management (ATM) system for New Zealand. The new … More ››

NAMA signs deal on space-based ADS-B

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) said it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Aireon on exploring the deployment of space-based Automatic Dependent … More ››

Nav Canada confirms faith in radar tech

Nav Canada has confirmed that over the course of the next 10 years it is planning a massive radar replacement project across the country – the … More ››

IATA denies bottom-up national strategy approach is weakening aims of the Single European Sky

IATA has outlined its new strategy to get the most consequential individual states to develop their national air navigation services in partnership with airlines in … More ››

Italy’s Leonardo grows its African footprint

Leonardo has made further gains in Africa with two contracts to provide ATC systems for Somalia and Sudan. The first contract was signed in Montreal with … More ››

US to test drones beyond FAA regulations

President Donald J Trump has directed US  transportation secretary Elaine Chao to launch an initiative to safely test and validate advanced operations for drones in … More ››