Anne Paylor

Articles by Anne Paylor
ENAV, Boeing to collaborate on SESAR opportunities 
Italy’s air navigation services provider ENAV has signed a memorandum of collaboration with Boeing aimed at developing ideas to build on the work being done in the Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) and the US NextGen programs.
A6 ANSPs to launch bid for alternative common services funding 
Europe’s A6 alliance of air navigation service providers (ANSPs) will bid for European Commission Trans European Network-Transport (TEN-T) funding to define the best model for common services provision to support deployment of future network and datalink infrastructures.
Former Eurocontrol DG calls for service provision/regulator separation, share-based ANSPs 
Former Eurocontrol DG David McMillan has called for more separation of air navigation service providers (ANSPs) from their regulatory counterparts, and for a move toward a more market-driven approach to air navigation services.
NATS signs agreement with Aireon for NAT ADS-B surveillance data 
UK air navigation services provider NATS has signed a data services agreement (DSA) with satellite based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) provider Aireon for ADS-B surveillance data across the North Atlantic.
iTEC FDP collaboration extended to include controller working position 
The iTEC (interoperability Through European Collaboration) project to develop a next-generation flight data processing system will be extended to include the Controller Working Position (CWP).
A4 airlines lobby for active role in SESAR deployment manager 
The airline industry is calling for a greater role in the deployment of the Single European Sky Air Traffic Management Research (SESAR) project because it is ultimately responsible for footing the investment bill.
Virgin Australia Boeing 737-800
Virgin Australia posts $75 million net loss for FY first half 
Following hard on the heels of the poor financial performance reported by Qantas for the six months to Dec. 31, 2013, its main rival Virgin Australia has also posted a downturn in profits for the same period.
NATS signs MOU with JCAB, will share Olympics expertise 
UK air navigation services provider NATS has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) to work more closely together on a range of airport planning, capacity and efficiency projects.
AirAsia X A330-300
Foreign exchange pressures, fuel costs push AirAsia X into the red for FY2013 
AirAsia X, the long-haul affiliate of Malaysia-based low-cost carrier (LCC) AirAsia, has reported a net loss of MYR86.9 million ($24.5 million) for the financial year to Dec. 31, 2013, reversing the MYR33.9 million profit reported for FY2012.
UK CAA to study releasing aviation spectrum for commercial communications use 
The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) will investigate the feasibility of reducing aviation’s reliance on bandwidth reserved for air traffic control radar without adversely impacting safety.
Kallas raises specter of a single FAB for European airspace 
Frustrated by the persistent lack of concrete progress on the implementation of Functional Airspace Blocks (FABs), European Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas has raised the specter of imposing a single FAB on the whole of Europe.
Revised EU state aid guidelines recognize role of aviation in regional development 
The European Commission has adopted new guidelines on state aid for airports and airlines aimed at ensuring good regional connectivity, but also minimizing competition distortion in the single market.
NATS boasts lowest January delay figures since records began 
UK air navigation services provider NATS halved the level of delay recorded in UK airspace in January this year compared to the same month last year, and the lowest January total since records began in the mid-1990s.
New Singapore office will help Airbus ProSky support regional ATM modernization efforts 
Airbus ATM subsidiary Airbus ProSky will set up a new office in Singapore in April to help support ATM modernization efforts in the Asia-Pacific region.
New Singapore-ICAO MOU targets leadership and management training 
Singapore and ICAO have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to cooperate in leadership and management training.

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