Eurocontrol has signed agreements to exchange flight plan data with both the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Department of Airspace Control (DECEA) of Brazil.
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Air Navigation Committee has awarded aviation consultancy Helios a contract to develop a detailed study and implementation roadmap to harmonize air traffic management (ATM) provision across the six GCC states: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.
Australia’s air navigation service provider Airservices has signed an agreement with global, space-based air traffic surveillance system provider Aireon to create a platform for tracking aircraft using space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) by 2018.
The commercial air transport industry is resisting calls within the draft text of December’s Conference of Parties (COP21) global environmental summit for aviation to be used as a source of finance to help fund climate change initiatives.
The heads of 28 leading commercial aviation businesses and organizations have penned an open letter to governments worldwide calling on them to support aviation’s trailblazing efforts to reduce the industry’s contribution to climate change.
The Geneva-based Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) has published a new report, Aviation Climate Solutions, which it anticipates will be used as a handbook or a ‘how-to’ guide for the aviation industry to improve efficiency and reduce aviation's impact on the environment.
I flew to Abu Dhabi for a short work trip in January and, if I’m honest, I found the security and screening processes at that airport ahead of my flight back to Washington DC a bit annoying.
However, given today’s announcement about new US security rules for flights from that airport and nine others, most of them also in the Middle East, the focus of my annoyance has changed....More
UK-based regional carrier Flybe anticipates making a small adjusted pre-tax loss for the year ending March 31, as it continues to fight in a highly competitive European market, the company said March 29....More