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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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