One of the best kept secrets in the aviation industry is aerodrome safeguarding. Few are aware of the professionals playing a vital part in keeping aircraft and passengers safe. Amanda Purdye and Simon Vince, co‑Chairs of AOA’s Aerodrome Safeguarders Group, shed some light on the responsibilities of a safeguarder.
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Staggered threshold approach concepts combined with new tools show a potential for achieving an increase in airport capacity of up to 10 per cent.
Air traffic service provider NATS enabled airlines to save 113,500 tonnes of CO2 emissions in UK airspace during 2018, according to a new report.
Under a new agreement, the third largest airspace in the world is expected to deploy space-based ADS-B by the end of 2019.
Ben Kiff, Managing Director, NATS, Middle East and Asia Pacific (MEAP) details the initiatives NATS are deploying globally – but specifically in APAC – to ensure quality ATM.
Ports of Jersey has been following remote tower technology for many years, having recognised very early on that this would revolutionise the future provision of air traffic control services. Recently appointed Jersey Airport Director, Inez Bartolo, explains some of the reasons behind the company’s decision to pursue remote tower technology,…
The aviation industry is currently facing extreme growth in air traffic. In European airspace, for example, 33,000 flights per day are being recorded on average. According to EUROCONTROL, there will be almost twice as many flights by 2030. The tasks of the players involved in the complex aviation system will…
The 10-year contract further strengthens NATS and Cardiff Airport's working relationship, with NATS providing ATC services for MOD St Athans Airport for the first time.
The EASA have released the first building block to enable safe VTOL operation and the introduction of new air mobility systems in Europe.
An advanced air traffic control training facility has opened in Beirut, Lebanon which uses pioneering simulation technology developed by Airways New Zealand.
Research and innovation is underway in SESAR – the technological pillar of the Single European Sky – to ensure that increasing drone traffic in Europe’s skies can be managed safely, in particular in relation to commercial air transport. Florian Guillermet, Executive Director of the SESAR Joint Undertaking, tells us more.
The efficiency of European airspace is vital to minimising delays and achieving aviation sustainability, but can we place monetary value on it? A new report from The European Court of Auditors (ECA) suggests we can.
Azerbaijan Air Navigation Services details the challenges of traffic growth in regard to managing Azerbaijani airspace, and highlights how this has been tackled.