Tag Archives: Middle East

SANS, Indra sign deal to upgrade ATC systems

Saudi Arabia’s SANS has signed a contract for the upgrading, modernization and development of air traffic systems with Spain’s Indra which has been selected from … More ››

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GCAA to complete Middle East airspace overhaul

The General Civil Aviation Authority, GCAA, will implement one of the largest airspace changes the region has ever seen on December 7. Specifically, the date … More ››

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GCAA signs Bahrain air services agreement

The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Kingdom of Bahrain after a successful round of negotiations aimed at … More ››

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Spain’s Indra to develop new UAE ATC system

The UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority and Spain’s Indra have signed a contract to develop a new air traffic management system for Sheikh Zayed Air … More ››

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Saudi allocates emergency routes in Qatar spat

Saudi Arabia’s aviation authorities have agreed on emergency air traffic corridors for Qatari airlines in the event that regional airports are closed after securing the approval of the … More ››

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Saudi Arabia’s SANS, Aireon launch space-based ADS-B surveillance operational concept

Aireon has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Saudi Air Navigation Services (SANS), Saudi Arabia’s air navigation service provider (ANSP). SANS is managing one … More ››

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No end in sight for airspace impact of Qatar rift

The huge spike in aircraft using Iranian airspace may increase even further unless a political solution is found, reports Aimée Turner & Ali Akbarian. Qatar … More ››

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Qatar rift sees Iranian airspace under pressure

Qatar’s request to divert flights to Iran after the Arab rift has caused a significant rise in passenger aircraft using Iranian airspace, the chief executive … More ››

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Dubai airspace plan is imminent: DCAA

The Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) said it will publish a plan very soon on ways to reduce air traffic congestion, and is working alongside … More ››

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Iran launches next phase of airspace overhaul

The second phase of Iran-Shahr airspace management initiative has been inaugurated with 5,200 km of new routes to be developed through employing RNAV area navigation … More ››

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