UK air traffic services provider NATS will provide airspace advice to the Airports Commission set up by the UK government to examine the need for additional airport capacity and recommend to government how this can be met in the short-, medium- and long-term.
The CEOs of the Functional Airspace Block Central Europe (FABEC) air navigation service providers have confirmed that the common IP data exchange network between FABEC centers—the FABEC Interconnection of Existing IP Networks (FABIEN)—is ready for operation.
EasyJet last week flew back a tonne of volcanic ash from Iceland as part of its contribution to an experiment planned in conjunction Airbus and Nicarnica, a spin-off company of the Norwegian Institute for Air Research, to test Airborne Volcanic Object Identifier and Detector (AVOID) volcanic ash detection technology this summer.
SAS Scandinavian Airlines has agreed to sell 80% of its shares in regional subsidiary Widerøe to a group of Norwegian investors for approximately SEK2 billion ($307 million) as part of its ongoing efforts to cut costs and return to profitability.
The US should look to what’s happening at airports worldwide and think bigger and more strategically about how its airports can best raise the investments necessary to keep them competitive on a global scale, the head of the Airports Council International said Monday....More
Governments must put more political will into sorting out air traffic management mega-projects and also addressing the political issue of finding a global agreement for emission market-based-measures (MBMs), the head of IATA said Monday....More
Preliminary results of a pilot fatigue study conducted by Washington State University (WSU) show there is a “small difference” between the fatigue level of pilots conducting multi-segment operations and those flying a longer single segment....More