UK air navigation services provider NATS has signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus air traffic management (ATM) subsidiary Airbus ProSky to develop joint market propositions for increasing capacity and improving the efficiency of the air traffic system.
Fifteen years after the Kosovo crisis, NATO has allowed civilian air traffic overflights through the republic’s upper airspace (Flight Level 205 to Flight Level 660) with the opening up of five direct routes.
The European Commission has released further detail about non-European Union (EU) investments in European airlines that it is examining to see if they comply with the region’s ownership and control rules.
In February, the European Commission and the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) held a ground-breaking summit in Singapore, aimed at fostering more and better direct air services between the two trading blocs.
The European Commission has unveiled plans to launch a European Union (EU) Transport Scoreboard to track how member states are doing in terms of implementing EU initiatives aimed at improving transport efficiency and connectivity in Europe.
A second initial 4D (i4D) trajectory flight trial has been conducted as part of a joint project by members of the European Union-funded Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) Joint Undertaking (SJU).
In the increasingly bitter war of words between London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports—fueled by the ongoing Airports Commission study into the UK’s future runway capacity needs—Heathrow has cited Garuda Indonesia’s withdrawal of its planned direct London service as evidence that only a hub can sustain long-haul routes.
The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has published its final decision on future economic regulation of Stansted Airport, and confirmed the airport will not require an economic regulation license for any of its passenger and cargo services from April.
Thales is aiming to close its $400 million acquisition of JetBlue’s LiveTV subsidiary this summer, but Thales Avionics CEO Dominique Giannoni is remaining tight-lipped on other potential acquisitions....More
Airbus was unable to display its planned design for 11-abreast seating on its A380 at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, despite indicating that a cabin mock-up would be there as recently as last week....More