As the UK aviation industry tackles the challenges of today, it is also focused on the future and how it can build back better. For the industry and its recovery, airspace modernisation is an important piece of the jigsaw. Chief of the Airspace Change Organising Group (ACOG), Mark Swan, describes…
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Following the apparent forced diversion of Ryanair Flight FR4978 out of Belarusian airspace, IATA has called on EASA to ensure that aircraft operations remain separate from politics.
Franck Goldnadel, Chairman of the Board of Aéroports de la Côte d’Azur, speaks to International Airport Review about the new Airport Operations Centre at Nice Côte d’Azur Airport, which is helping them to optimise resources and make air traffic more fluid.
Peter F. Dumont, President and CEO of the Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA), discusses the changes to the National Aerospace System and the role of the air traffic controller that are already taking place in the American aviation sector.
Duncan Auld, President and CEO of the International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers’ Associations (IFATCA), argues that the aviation industry needs to look at airspace design, defragmentation and procedures, and make substantial improvements to air traffic management, if it wishes to avoid a slow post-crisis recovery.
EASA and EUROCONTROL have jointly outlined recommendations to ensure that COVID-19 vaccine side effects do not interfere with the execution of any safety-related tasks undertaken by ATCOs and operational staff.
The development engineers of DFS Aviation Services are supported in their highly sensitive work by KVM-over-IP™ technology from Guntermann & Drunck.
Following intensive testing and live trials, LCY has become the first major international airport in the world to be fully controlled by a remote digital tower.
For International Airport Review, Jesús Caballero Pinto, Director of Seville Airport, discusses the three elements that will underline the airport’s structure for recovery and echo the technological transformation of the aviation industry.
In this Guide To, we hear about the world’s largest remote towers programme; the progress that CANSO members have made on remote and digital towers in the last 10 years; and £34 million digital remote towers project - the largest project of its kind in the UK.
Digital remote towers help to leverage shared assets, improve efficiency, and enable new concepts of operations. Regina Bruzek, Frequentis’ Remote Tower Expert and Rainer Kaufhold, Research and Development Expert at DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung, talk to International Airport Review about the latest validation results, future scenarios and operational excellence.
Should EU States fail to support proposals to reboot the stalled initiative, IATA has outlined that the Single European Sky project will face collapse.
Sarah Vanessa Poralla, Aerodrome Expert at the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), and Dr.-Ing. Veit Voges, Senior Project Leader of Flight Ops Engineering at Zurich Airport, explore the threat posed by drones in the airport environment, and what can be done to prevent, mitigate and learn from them.
Sandy Legget, General Manager of Air Traffic Services - Edinburgh for Air Navigation Solutions Ltd. (ANSL), writes of the new challenges presented by COVID-19 and discusses ATTIS – the provider’s response to managing the pandemic across the organisation.