Category Archives: Air Traffic Control

UK’s first digital air traffic control tower

London City Airport has announced it is to become the first UK airport to build and operate a digital air traffic control tower, with a … More ››

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3-D Display of the World’s Air Traffic Inaugurated at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

I n an effort to visualize the growing number of destinations that can be reached directly from the airport, Stockholm Arlanda Airport has unveiled Open … More ››

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Strong First Quarter Results for Finland’s Airports

Airport operator Finavia has released figures showing passenger numbers grew by 6.9%, year on year, in the first quarter of 2017. Finavia said the main … More ››

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WOW air Acquires First Airbus A320neo

Iceland’s WOW air has taken delivery of the first A320neo aircraft, via an agreement with Air Lease Corporation (ALC). The new aircraft is the airline’s … More ››

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EASA Proposes New Airport Certification Specifications

The European Safety Agency, EASA, has proposed new certification specifications (CS) for aerodrome design to enable large aeroplanes to operate at existing airports. An EASA … More ››

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Asiana Airlines Takes Delivery of its First A350 XWB

Asiana Airlines of South Korea has taken delivery of its first A350-900, becoming the 12th airline to operate the new twin engine widebody airliner. Asiana’s … More ››

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Airbus Delivers First A321neo to Virgin America

Airbus delivered the first-ever A321neo to the US carrier Virgin America on April 20. As first announced in April 2016, Virgin America was acquired by … More ››

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A First in Germany: Aeroplane Lands Using Only Satellite Navigation

At 10am on April 6, Bremen Airport (IATA: BRE) was the setting for a German first. It was the first time that a passenger aircraft … More ››

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HSBC Deal Accelerates Development at London Biggin Hill

London Biggin Hill Airport (IATA: BIG) has agreed a £15 million finance package with banker HSBC to fund the construction of an additional 140,000sq ft … More ››

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MH370 Anniversary: Pilots’ Union Renews Call for Improved Aircraft Tracking

March 8, 2017 marked the three-year anniversary of one of the most high-profile aviation mysteries of all time – the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight … More ››

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