Category Archives: Air Traffic Control

Airport Marks Astronaut John Glenn’s Passing

The airport that carries the name of the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth, has issued a statement marking his death on December 8. … More ››

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Further St Helena Test Flights Completed

As part of the ongoing research into the effects of wind shear at St Helena (IATA: HLE) an Embraer ERJ-190-100 jet aircraft has visited the … More ››

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No Survivors from Pakistan International Airlines Crash

Pakistani authorities have confirmed that all 47-people travelling on Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK661 were killed when it crashed in the Havelian area of … More ››

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FlyBe Passengers Dig Deep for Cancer Research

The European regional airline, Flybe, has begun a month-long collection on board all flights to raise vital research funds in aid of its charity partner, … More ››

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NATS: Heathrow Holding Times Reduced Thanks to new Technology

Efforts to reduce the amount of time aircraft spend in holding stacks before landing at Heathrow Airport are paying off, according to new statistics from … More ››

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Two-day Lufthansa Strike Underway

Germany’s flag-carrier, Lufthansa has cancelled more than 800 flights after it lost a legal challenge to try and stop a pilots’ strike. The company says … More ››

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Ground Broken on New Istanbul ATC Tower

On October 27, Ahmet Arslan, Minister of Transport, Maritime and Communication, inaugurated the ground-breaking ceremony of Istanbul New Airport’s Air Traffic Control Tower. The tower, … More ››

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Government Approves Third Runway for Heathrow

The British government has approved a third runway at Heathrow to expand UK airport capacity. The Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling said the decision was “truly … More ››

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UK Government to Make Runway Recommendation Next Week

On October 25, after years of delays, the British Government will announce whether it favours expanding runway capacity at either Heathrow or Gatwick airport. However, … More ››

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Aviation Industry Agrees Historic Emissions Deal

Government, industry and civil society representatives have agreed on a new global market-based measure (GMBM) to control CO2 emissions from international aviation. The historic move … More ››

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