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EASA, ICAO to establish new global framework for regional oversight and improved cooperation

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) are lending their weight to a new global framework for regional aviation … More ››

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Nigerian ILS to help scale weather hurdle

Nigeria’s federal government has launched plans to deploy new Instrument Landing Systems (ILS) in at least eleven airports nationwide. The equipment, valued at several millions … More ››

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Mozambique makes headway on ADS-B

Aeroportos de Moçambique (ADM) has deployed new ADS-B cooperative surveillance technology for aircraft tracking. Inaugurated by deputy transport minister Manuela Rebelo, its installation falls within the scope … More ››

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Africa becoming focus of China ATC investment

China is reportedly eyeing East African countries, with a pledge to employ new ATC technology. At a recent EAC-China ATM High Level Forum held in … More ››

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Tanzania makes progress on ATM upgrade

Installation of Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) surveillance technology on the eastern part of Tanzania’s airspace has now been completed. Speaking on International Civil … More ››

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Japan prepares to upgrade Malawi ATC

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) plans to rehabilitate the Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) in Malawi arguing that the current ATC equipment does not meet international standards. JICA … More ››

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EU gives Zambia €5.6m to improve aviation

The European Union (EU) has given Zambia a €5.6 million grant to help the southern African nation of Zambia improve its aviation sector. The funds will … More ››

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Seychelles sign Aireon data service deal

Aireon, developer of the world’s first space-based global air traffic surveillance system, has signed a data services agreement with the Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority (SCAA), the … More ››

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Sudan, South Sudan forge safety roadmap pact

Sudan and South Sudan have signed a high-level agreement which will assist South Sudan in taking greater responsibility for the air navigation services obligations over … More ››

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CANSO Africa members sign safety declaration

Air navigation service providers across Africa have committed to a joint initiative to improve aviation safety across the continent. Members of CANSO – the Civil … More ››

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