The European Commission has launched a stakeholder consultation on European Union (EU)-wide performance targets for the second reference period (RP2) of the Single European Sky (SES) Performance Scheme.
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.
Danish leasing company Nordic Aviation Capital announced today at the Paris Air Show a firm order for 30 ATR 72-600s and five ATR 42-500s, plus options for an additional 55 ATR -600 Series turboprops....More