Though British Airways (BA) already flies extensively to the US, serving more than 20 destinations in the continental US with 5X-weekly London Heathrow-Austin Boeing 787 service set to start in March 2014, the carrier is eyeing further US expansion.
Virgin America confirmed it has gained four new slot pairs at Washington National Airport (DCA) as part of the American Airlines/US Airways divestiture required by the carriers’ settlement with the US Department of Justice (DOJ)....More
Air Seychelles, which halted all services to Europe two years ago, will return to the continent with plans to beef up its regional network as part of what it describes as a “significant expansion” of its international schedules....More
US-based Metron Aviation, which is part of Airbus ProSky, has won a contract from Aerocivil Colombia Air Navigation Services to deploy its Harmony Air Traffic Flow Management (ATFM) system to improve the operational efficiency of Colombia’s national airspace....More
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....More
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....More
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....More