Air Traffic Control http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7413/more en United’s Smisek: Airlines strongly support separating ATC from FAA http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/united-s-smisek-airlines-strongly-support-separating-atc-faa <div class="node-body article-body">The funding and governance structure of FAA needs to change and air traffic control (ATC) operations should be removed from the agency, United Airlines chairman, president and CEO Jeffrey Smisek told the US Senate.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/united-s-smisek-airlines-strongly-support-separating-atc-faa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/united-s-smisek-airlines-strongly-support-separating-atc-faa#comments Air Traffic Control Government Affairs Daily News air traffic control Airlines for Amer ATC ATW Plus Congress FAA FAA reauthorization Jeff Smisek Michael Huerta Michael Whitaker NATCA National Air Traffic Controllers Association Nicholas Calio Paul Rinaldi Senate United Airlines Wed, 20 May 2015 19:22:00 +0000 166481 at http://atwonline.com European ANSP consortium to explore expanded optimized descent profile opportunities http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/european-ansp-consortium-explore-expanded-optimized-descent-profile-opportuni <div class="node-body article-body">Four European air navigation service providers (ANSPs) and Eurocontrol’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) have joined forces to develop optimized descent profiles (ODP) for a number of European airports.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/european-ansp-consortium-explore-expanded-optimized-descent-profile-opportuni" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/european-ansp-consortium-explore-expanded-optimized-descent-profile-opportuni#comments Air Traffic Control Air Traffic Management Daily News Air France Austro Control Basel Berlin-Tegel DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung DSNA Eurocontrol Frankfurt Geneva Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) Munich optimized descent profiles (ODP) Skyguide Strasbourg Stuttgart Vienna XMAN Zurich Tue, 12 May 2015 20:04:00 +0000 165621 at http://atwonline.com NATS to help Singapore enhance air navigation services http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/nats-help-singapore-enhance-air-navigation-services <div class="node-body article-body">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.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/nats-help-singapore-enhance-air-navigation-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/nats-help-singapore-enhance-air-navigation-services#comments Air Traffic Control Air Traffic Management Daily News air navigation services Airbus ProSky Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) NATS Fri, 01 May 2015 19:05:00 +0000 164521 at http://atwonline.com FAA completes nationwide ERAM deployment http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/faa-completes-nationwide-eram-deployment <div class="node-body article-body">Lockheed Martin’s En Route Automation Modernization (ERAM) system has now replaced the En Route Host computer system that manages traffic in US airspace at all 20 of FAA’s en route air traffic control (ATC) centers, FAA said.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/faa-completes-nationwide-eram-deployment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/faa-completes-nationwide-eram-deployment#comments Air Traffic Control Government Affairs Daily News air traffic control Anthony Foxx ATC Department of Transportation DOT En Route Automation Modernization ERAM FAA Lockheed Martin Michael Huerta modernization NextGen Thu, 30 Apr 2015 20:04:00 +0000 164341 at http://atwonline.com <p>US transportation secretary Anthony Foxx talks about ATC modernization during a press conference at Washington National Airport.</p> By Aaron Karp Sweden’s Remote Tower Services go live at Örnsköldsvik Airport http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/sweden-s-remote-tower-services-go-live-rnsk-ldsvik-airport <div class="node-body article-body">Sweden’s Örnsköldsvik Airport has begun operations using the Remote Tower Services (RTS) system developed by Swedish air navigation services provider LFV and Saab. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/sweden-s-remote-tower-services-go-live-rnsk-ldsvik-airport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/sweden-s-remote-tower-services-go-live-rnsk-ldsvik-airport#comments Air Traffic Control Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Håkan Buskhe LFV Linköping Olle Sundin Örnsköldsvik Airport Remote Tower Centre Remote Tower Services Saab Sundsvall Sweden Wed, 22 Apr 2015 19:42:00 +0000 163431 at http://atwonline.com Second day of French ATC strike affects 2,000 flights http://atwonline.com/labor/second-day-french-atc-strike-affects-2000-flights <div class="node-body article-body">About 2,000 flights are set to be canceled on Thursday as the strike by French air traffic controllers (ATC) goes into a second day.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/second-day-french-atc-strike-affects-2000-flights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/second-day-french-atc-strike-affects-2000-flights#comments Air Traffic Control Labor Daily News Air France ATW Plus DGAC EasyJet HOP! Air France Lufthansa Ryanair SNCTA Wed, 08 Apr 2015 15:42:00 +0000 161701 at http://atwonline.com French air traffic controllers call for two-day strike http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/french-air-traffic-controllers-call-two-day-strike <div class="node-body article-body">French air traffic controllers will strike Wednesday and Thursday, disrupting flights at certain airports in France. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/french-air-traffic-controllers-call-two-day-strike" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/french-air-traffic-controllers-call-two-day-strike#comments Air Traffic Control Airlines Labor Daily News Air France Air Traffic Controllers ATW Plus HOP! Air France Paris Charles de Gaulle Paris Orly SNCTA strike Tue, 07 Apr 2015 20:50:00 +0000 161541 at http://atwonline.com US airlines endorse ATC privatization http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/us-airlines-endorse-atc-privatization <div class="node-body article-body">American Airlines chairman and CEO Doug Parker told Congress that US airlines favor moving US air traffic control (ATC) to “a commercialized, non-profit type governance structure.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/us-airlines-endorse-atc-privatization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/us-airlines-endorse-atc-privatization#comments Air Traffic Control Government Affairs Daily News A4A air traffic control air traffic management Airlines for America American Airlines ATC ATC privatization ATW Plus Bill Shuster Doug Parker House of Representatives National Air Tra NAV Canada Paul Rinaldi Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Tue, 24 Mar 2015 20:38:00 +0000 160241 at http://atwonline.com Lufthansa pilots extend strike; Italian ATCs also strike Friday http://atwonline.com/labor/lufthansa-pilots-extend-strike-italian-atcs-also-strike-friday <div class="node-body article-body">Lufthansa’s pilot union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) continued strike action Friday for the third day this week, in a series of ongoing protests over transition payments for early retirees. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/lufthansa-pilots-extend-strike-italian-atcs-also-strike-friday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/lufthansa-pilots-extend-strike-italian-atcs-also-strike-friday#comments Air Traffic Control Airlines Labor Daily News ATW Plus Italian air traffic controllers Lufthansa pilot strike Vereinigung Cockpit Thu, 19 Mar 2015 15:07:00 +0000 159621 at http://atwonline.com <p>Lufthansa A320</p> By Rob Finlayson Huerta wants ‘stability’ and ‘flexibility’ in FAA reauthorization http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/huerta-wants-stability-and-flexibility-faa-reauthorization <div class="node-body article-body">FAA administrator Michael Huerta told Congress “a lot is at stake” in crafting FAA reauthorization legislation, particularly regarding the implementation of the NextGen air traffic control (ATC) system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/huerta-wants-stability-and-flexibility-faa-reauthorization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/huerta-wants-stability-and-flexibility-faa-reauthorization#comments Air Traffic Control Government Affairs Daily News air traffic control air traffic management ATC ATW Plus Bill Shuster FAA FAA reauthorization Frank LoBiondo House of Representatives Michael Huerta NextGen T&I Committee Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Tue, 03 Mar 2015 17:28:00 +0000 157681 at http://atwonline.com <p>FAA administrator Michael Huerta</p> Courtesy, FAA