Airberlin became the first airline to use Ground Based Augmentation System (GBAS) precision approach technology in Europe at Malaga Airport last week. Under a partnership with Spanish Aena Group’s air navigation provider, the carrier made its first satellite-based landing at the airport May 5, which was the carrier’s second GBAS landing using a Boeing 737NG. Its first landing was at Bremen Airport in 2012. The new satellite-supported GBAS approach system is substantially more ...

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