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 ››

IATA, ACI launch NEXTT conceptual leap

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) in collaboration with Airports Council International (ACI) have launched the New Experience in Travel and Technologies (NEXTT) initiative. In … More ››

Unmanned flying is the future: Europe’s pilots

Drone, airline and helicopter pilots have much more in common than just the same airspace, according to the conclusions generated by the first workshop for manned and unmanned aviation pilots, … More ››

Arrival Manager improvements benefit Heathrow

Aircraft flying from Europe into London Heathrow Airport now benefit from more accurate delay information thanks to the advanced data available from NATS’ Arrival Manager … More ››

Cambridge Pixel radar trackers head to China

Cambridge Pixel, a developer of radar display, tracking and recording sub-systems, is supplying radar trackers, through local agent Aeroer, to the Second Institute of Civil … More ››

2036 to see passengers doubling to 7.8bn

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects 7.8 billion passengers to travel in 2036, a near doubling of the 4 billion air travelers expected to … More ››

New-generation voice comms go live for better, more secure ATM

Air traffic controllers at Eurocontrol’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) are now using a new-generation voice communications system (N-VCS), enjoying more flexible, secure and … More ››

Austro Control relies on Thales to modernise Austrian aviation

Thales has launched its next generation Doppler VHF Omnidirectional Radio ranging system – the DVOR 532 with Austro Control as launch customer. This will see Austrian … More ››

Gibson exits FAA to head NUAIR Alliance

The NUAIR Alliance has hired Major General Marke F ‘Hoot’ Gibson (ret) as its new chief executive. Gibson most recently served as senior advisor on … More ››

Warinsko appointed SESAR deployment chief

Nicolas Warinsko has been appointed the new general manager of the SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM) and will take the organisation forward from the end of … More ››