Inmarsat has published the results of evaluation trials conducted earlier this year with Australia’s air navigation services provider (ANSP), Airservices Australia, to demonstrate oceanic flight tracking using Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Contract (ADS-C) to meet ICAO’s new global standard of a minimum 15-minute reporting interval from the end of 2016.
The UK Department for Transport (DfT) has short-listed 15 new routes from UK airports handling less than 5 million passengers a year that it believes qualify for government startup funding according to European Commission guidelines.
Philippine Airlines (PAL) says it is apprehensive about the ongoing air services negotiations between the Philippines and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), echoing concerns raised by some US carriers about what it describes as “the unfair practices of UAE carriers”.
Pacific Rim air navigation services providers (ANSPs) Airservices Australia, Airways New Zealand and FAA are now using Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Contract (ADS-C) technology to track aircraft across the Pacific Ocean every 14 minutes.
Air New Zealand has reported a net profit of NZD327 million ($213 million) for the financial year ended 30 June 2015, an increase of 24% over the NZD 263 million reported for the previous financial year.
GE Aviation and CFM International, the GE/Snecma joint venture, appeared to be the winners among aircraft engine manufacturers at the Farnborough Airshow in terms of quantity and value of orders, though Pratt & Whitney and Rolls-Royce also secured significant engine orders during the event....More