Tag Archives: Middle East

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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Iran aiming to overhaul en route ATM

Iran is to renovate its en route automation systems to support airlines seeking to use its airspace to fly more direct routes. Mohammad Amirani, director general of … More ››

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UAE prepares to invest further in ATM industry

Further investment in the Sheikh Zayed Air Navigation Centre is planned as part of the recently published six-year strategy by the UAE’s General Civil Aviation … More ››

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Etihad taps NATS expertise at Abu Dhabi

UAE national carrier Etihad is working with air traffic management specialists, NATS, to help deliver operational enhancements across its network, and improve the way the … More ››

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Wake-based procedure boosts Dubai capacity

Dubai Air Navigation Services (DANS) has successfully implemented the innovative Approach Peak Offload (APO) procedure that has led to an increase from 33.2 to 34.8 … More ››

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Dubai sets out fly, no-fly zones for drones

Four drone no-fly zones and nine areas requiring registration have been established across Dubai, reports the National. The emirate’s civil aviation authority said on Monday … More ››

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Comsoft IFPS enhances Qatar operations

The Civil Aviation Authority of Qatar (QCAA) has chosen COMSOFT to deliver a fully automated Initial Flight Plan Processing System (IFPS). The news comes several … More ››

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Dubai goes live with state of the art A-SMGCS

Dubai International Airport has put Indra Navia’s most comprehensive level 3 NOVA 9000 Advanced Surface Movement Guidance and Control System (A-SMGCS) in the world into … More ››

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Eurocontrol, GCAA sign flight plan data pact

The General Civil Aviation Authority of the UAE (GCAA)and Eurocontrol have signed today an agreement enhancing cooperation between the two organisations in the key area … More ››

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Helios to work on GCC ‘seamless’ airspace study

Aviation consultancy Helios has been awarded a contract by the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) Air Navigation Committee to develop … More ››

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