The UK government-appointed Airports Commission, which is due to publish its recommendations on additional UK airport capacity this summer, has launched a consultation on the air quality assessment of the three runway options shortlisted in its interim report of December 2013.
UK air navigation services provider NATS has won a contract to help the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) advance its air navigation services capabilities in partnership with a credible air navigation services provider.
FAA has awarded Raytheon a $103 million contract to develop a payload to be incorporated into a new geostationary satellite and two associated ground uplink stations to support its Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) in US airspace.
Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) president Tim Canoll said the wider public has to be educated about the threat laser pointers pose to aircraft and help law enforcement catch people shining lasers into cockpits....More
US airlines, particularly regional carriers, have expressed hope that strict pilot training requirements implemented by FAA in 2013 will be eased in FAA reauthorization legislation expected to be taken up by Congress later this year, but there will likely be a strong push back against any efforts to change the rules....More
Air quality and noise are the outstanding issues that could sink plans for a third runway at London’s Heathrow Airport, according to the Airports Commission, which published its final report last week....More