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Malaysia first in S/E Asia with B737 RNP

Malaysia Airlines has obtained approval from its Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) to fly Required Navigation Performance (RNP AR) approaches. Malaysia Airlines will introduce the … More ››

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Airbus ProSky, AENA score SESAR CANARIAS success

Airbus ProSky, AENA, Thomas Cook, Novair and Norwegian Airlines have successfully flight tested a new RNP AR approach to Runway 21 in Lanzarote in the … More ››

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Queenstown after-dark flights now possible

When after-dark flights commence into Queenstown, they will have been made possible by world-leading advanced navigation procedures introduced by Airways New Zealand. New Zealand’s Civil … More ››

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GE pledges RNP boost for India

GE Aviation will be providing technical support to the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to accelerate the deployment of the Required Navigation Performance (RNP) flight … More ››

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Southwest scores RNP success at Denver

Southwest Airlines is flying fuel efficient and environmentally friendly Required Navigational Performance (RNP) approaches at Denver International Airport reducing flying by 3-5 miles during a … More ››

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India’s GAGAN certified for RNP 0.1 operations

India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has provisionally certified its Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS) programme  – GPS Aided Geo Augmented Navigation or ‘GAGAN’ … More ››

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Atlantic vindicated on RNP investment

Atlantic Airways’ latest quarterly figures note the impact of severe and sustained fog in the Faroe Islands in July, mitigated to some extent by RNP … More ››

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Austro Control designs Heraklion satellite navigation procedure

Austrian ANSP Austro Control’s Instrument Flight Procedure (IFP) team has successfully designed and flight tested a new RNP AR (Required Navigation Performance – Authorization Required) … More ››

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In terms of Best Equipped Best Served and AirPASS concepts, do there have to be ‘winners’ and ‘losers’ regarding equipage?

Mike Caflisch, Boeing: We prefer the label ‘Most Capable Best Served’, because the training and rating of the flight crew affects what a given flight … More ››

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Airbus ProSky to implement RNP for Drukair

Drukair Royal Bhutan Airlines, the national airline of the Kingdom of Bhutan, has signed a contract with Airbus ProSky to improve the overall safety and efficiency … More ››

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