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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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Enav wins Mitiga, Libya control tower contract

Italy’s Enav has been awarded a contract to build and set up the control tower and technical building at Mitiga airport in Libya. The new … More ››

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GCAA selects Snowflake’s laminar data platform

World ATM Congress  Snowflake Software, is working with the United Arab Emirates General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) to pursue a vision of sharing consolidated and authoritative … More ››

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Terma, Al Maskari establish joint security venture

Danish high-tech Terma Group and Al Maskari Holding have agreed to establish a joint venture business called Terma Middle East to be based in Abu … More ››

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Gulf states edge closer to centralised ATM

A centralised air traffic management system for the Gulf states is taking shape. Co-operation at the regional level and across stakeholders has long been identified … More ››

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ERA secures surveillance contract at Najaf

ERA has signed a new contract to cover the terminal area of Najaf International Airport, Iraq. ERA will deliver a composite multilateration and ADS-B system for … More ››

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Oman’s new ACC to capture traffic growth

Oman’s airspace will now be able to handle 1,500 flights daily with the launch of a new air traffic control centre, according to The Times of … More ››

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