The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA)—along with Iceland’s airports and air navigation services provider ISAVIA—are creating the first cross-border aeronautical communications center, with the installation of mirror voice communications control systems (VCCS).
Australia’s air navigation services provider (ANSP) Airservices has implemented satellite-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Contract (ADS-C) trials in its oceanic airspace, making the country one of the first to comply with international requirements for tracking suitably equipped flights.
UK-based environmental lobby group Transport & Environment has called on Europe to work more closely with the US to beef up global regulation of aviation emissions following the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) findings that emissions from aircraft are harmful to human health.
Passenger traffic at Europe’s airports grew by an average of 3.2% in April, a decline compared to previous months, according to a report published by the Airports Council International European branch, ACI Europe.
The UK’s Unite union has begun preparing civil personal injury claims against a number of British airlines on behalf of 17 current and former cabin crew members who believe they have been poisoned by so-called fume events on board aircraft.
Russia’s Roseximbank has signed an agreement with Ilyushin Finance Co. (IFC), a Russian leasing company, to provide $70 million in export financing for Antonov An-158 aircraft for Cubana de Aviación....More