Category Archives: Air Traffic Control

World’s Largest Aircraft Makes Maiden Flight

Airlander 10, an airship which is currently the world’s largest aircraft, completed its first flight on August 17. It took off from the historic Cardington … More ››

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Heathrow Commits to Becoming World’s First Dementia Friendly Airport

London’s Heathrow Airport has announced its commitment to becoming the world’s first dementia friendly airport. Heathrow is working with the Alzheimer’s Society to change global … More ››

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EANA S.E. Becomes Argentina’s Air Navigation Service Provider

Empresa Argentina de Navegación Aérea S.E. (EANA), a Ministry of Transport company, has taken over full management of Argentina’s air traffic services. The company says … More ››

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Dubai International in “Recovery Mode” Following Wednesday’s Emirates Crash

The world’s busiest international airport, Dubai International (IATA: DXB), is in “recovery mode” as all concerned strive to return to normal operations in the wake … More ››

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Dubai International Reopens After Emirates Boeing 777 Crash-lands

August 3: Dubai International Airport (IATA: DXB) has reopened after an inbound Emirates Boeing 777 crash-landed there this morning. The Dubai Government Media Office says … More ››

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Green Light for London City Airport Expansion

The British Government has given the go-ahead for a £344million expansion plan for London City Airport (IATA: LCY). The announcement was made on July 27 … More ››

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MH370: Search May be Suspended

The long-running search for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 may be suspended rather than given up if debris from the Boeing 777 airliner is … More ››

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London Mayor Urges Government to Choose Gatwick for New Runway

On a visit to Gatwick, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, underlined his support for the construction of a second runway at the airport. The … More ››

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Belfast City Airport Awards ATC Contract to NATS

George Best Belfast City Airport (IATA: BHD) has announced that NATS became its new air traffic services provider with effect from July 1. It is … More ››

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Rain Curtails Opening Day of 2016 Farnborough Air Show

A freak rain storm forced the organisers of the Farnborough Air Show to end the opening day of the event early. Torrential rain, which began … More ››

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