Air Traffic Control

2018 Busiest Year on Record for UK Air Traffic

February 6, 2019 0

Last year was the busiest on record for air traffic across the UK, according to UK air navigation services provider NATS, with higher levels of traffic than 2007, the previous peak year prior to the […]

UAS/Drones

Gatwick Suspends Flights After Drone Sightings

December 20, 2018 0

Gatwick Airport’s runway remains closed and all flights are currently suspended following reports of drones making numerous flights over Gatwick’s airfield since 2100 on Wednesday evening. It is estimated that more than 100,000 of journeys […]

Airline Focus

IATA Enables Airlines to Share Turbulence Data

December 13, 2018 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched its Turbulence Aware data platform to help airlines avoid turbulence when planning routes tactically in flight. IATA said its Turbulence Aware augments an airline’s ability to forecast […]

Air Traffic Control

Remote Tower Operational for Saarbrücken Airport

December 4, 2018 0

Since the early hours of December 4, traffic at Saarbrücken Airport (IATA: SCN) is no longer controlled from the tower on site but from hundreds of kilometres away in Leipzig. DFS, the German air navigation […]

Legislation

UK and USA Agree new Open Skies Arrangements

November 28, 2018 0

A Statement from the UK’s Department for Transport: November 28, 2018: The UK’s Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has today (Wednesday, 28th November) announced the conclusion of a new ‘open skies’ air services arrangement with the […]

Air Traffic Control

Airports Call for Swift ATM Reform

November 28, 2018 0

At the 12th ACI Airport Exchange conference and exhibition taking from November 27-29 in Oslo, hosted by Norwegian airport group AVINOR, the capacity challenge facing European air transport came into the spotlight once again. Echoing […]