Category Archives: Air Traffic Control

Malaysian Airlines MH370 – Still Missing

  If you are in the commercial aviation industry, there really is only one news story this week. One week after the baffling disappearance of … More ››

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Dubai Airports Supports Global Cancer Awareness Day

  Dubai Airports demonstrated its support for global cancer awareness today by unveiling the world’s largest cancer awareness ribbon on an air traffic control tower … More ››

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CAAS Unveils New Singapore ATC Centre

  On February 10 the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) unveiled the nation’s new air traffic control centre (SATCC).  A simple ceremony was held … More ››

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‘Time Based Separation’ at Heathrow an Air Traffic World First

A new system to separate arriving aircraft at Heathrow by time instead of distance will radically cut delays and reduce cancellations due to high headwinds, … More ››

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Skyguide Plans the First Virtual ATC Centre

On January 31, 2014, Skyguide, the Swiss national air traffic services provider, unveiled plans to produce the first virtual air traffic control centre (ATCC).  The … More ››

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SFO Tops Out New Air Traffic Control Tower

On January 14 San Francisco International Airport (IATA: SFO) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) celebrated a milestone in the construction of its new Air … More ››

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Heathrow Publishes Operational Freedoms Report

Heathrow Airport Ltd (HAL) has published a final report on the Operational Freedoms trial which concludes that new procedures should be implemented to improve resilience … More ››

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UK Airspace ‘Open for Business’ Despite Threat of European Strikes

NATS air traffic controllers in the UK will be working as normal on October 10, despite industrial action being planned across Europe. Controllers and support … More ››

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Selex ES Upgrades UK Air Traffic Radars

Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, has announced it has completed phase one of a project to upgrade more than half of the UK’s air traffic … More ››

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Indra Wins El Dorado ATM Contract

  Colombia’s Aerocivil, the state organisation responsible for controlling and regulating civil aviation in the nation, has awarded Indra a $30m contract for the acquisition, … More ››

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