Air Traffic Management http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7413/more en Sully video blog – reader comments & a follow up http://atwonline.com/blog/sully-video-blog-reader-comments-follow <div class="node-body blog-body">Not surprisingly, my latest blog on “Sully” Sullenberger’s AAAA videos campaigning against US ATM reform ignited a strong response from readers. Perhaps the only surprise is that many of the responses in my emails were highly supportive. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/sully-video-blog-reader-comments-follow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/sully-video-blog-reader-comments-follow#comments Air Traffic Management Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 11 Aug 2017 19:54:00 +0000 256541 at http://atwonline.com Sully’s misleading statements on US ATC reform http://atwonline.com/blog/sully-s-misleading-statements-us-atc-reform <div class="node-body blog-body">Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, the pilot who landed a US Airways A320 on the Hudson River in New York, is campaigning against moves to reform and modernize the US air traffic management (ATM) system. Aside from misrepresenting the issue, Sullenberger accuses US airlines of “putting cost reduction ahead of safety”; that’s a shameful lie.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/sully-s-misleading-statements-us-atc-reform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/sully-s-misleading-statements-us-atc-reform#comments Air Traffic Management Operations & Technology Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 10 Aug 2017 17:17:00 +0000 256321 at http://atwonline.com Aireon, LVNL to evaluate space-based ADS-B in Dutch airspace http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/aireon-lvnl-evaluate-space-based-ads-b-dutch-airspace <div class="node-body article-body">Aireon, a subsidiary of Iridium Communications, has signed an MOU with Air Traffic Control the Netherlands (LVNL), the Dutch Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP), to improve efficiency in the Amsterdam Flight Information Region (FIR), including the North Sea. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/aireon-lvnl-evaluate-space-based-ads-b-dutch-airspace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/aireon-lvnl-evaluate-space-based-ads-b-dutch-airspace#comments Air Traffic Management Connected Aerospace Daily News Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:46:00 +0000 255081 at http://atwonline.com US House transportation chair defends legality of ATC proposal http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/us-house-transportation-chair-defends-legality-atc-proposal <div class="node-body article-body">A proposal by US House Republicans to privatize the US air traffic control (ATC) system appears to be mostly constitutional, although there could be causes for legal challenges, according to a new report from nonpartisan congressional researchers. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/us-house-transportation-chair-defends-legality-atc-proposal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/us-house-transportation-chair-defends-legality-atc-proposal#comments Air Traffic Management Regulation Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 26 Jul 2017 21:05:00 +0000 255041 at http://atwonline.com <p>Air traffic controller Emil Watson in the control tower at Miami International Airport.</p> Joe Raedle/Getty Images Germany’s DFS, Unifly develop drones app http://atwonline.com/technology/germany-s-dfs-unifly-develop-drones-app <div class="node-body article-body">German aviation authority DFS has launched a new app that shows hobby pilots of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) where they can fly their drones at any time and location in Germany. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/germany-s-dfs-unifly-develop-drones-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/germany-s-dfs-unifly-develop-drones-app#comments Air Traffic Management Daily News Safety Technology Wed, 26 Jul 2017 18:35:00 +0000 254971 at http://atwonline.com Unifly House ATC bill passes key vote with “flags of convenience” provision http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/house-atc-bill-passes-key-vote-flags-convenience-provision <div class="node-body article-body">US Rep. Bill Shuster’s (R-Pennsylvania) proposed legislation to separate air traffic control (ATC) management from FAA has cleared a key committee vote, but a “flags of convenience” amendment added to the bill will likely make it more controversial.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/house-atc-bill-passes-key-vote-flags-convenience-provision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/house-atc-bill-passes-key-vote-flags-convenience-provision#comments Air Traffic Management Regulation Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:50:00 +0000 252321 at http://atwonline.com <p>A Boeing 737 MAX in Norwegian livery. LCC Norwegian is targeted in a US House ATC bill amendment.</p> Boeing Second batch of Aireon ADS-B payloads launched into orbit http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/second-batch-aireon-ads-b-payloads-launched-orbit <div class="node-body article-body">Ten Iridium Communications satellites successfully launched June 25 via a SpaceX rocket, marking the second batch of Iridium NEXT satellites carrying Aireon’s Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) payloads to go into orbit.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/second-batch-aireon-ads-b-payloads-launched-orbit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/second-batch-aireon-ads-b-payloads-launched-orbit#comments Air Traffic Management Airlines Daily News ATW Plus Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:22:00 +0000 252101 at http://atwonline.com House, Senate clash over ATC spinoff proposal http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/house-senate-clash-over-atc-spinoff-proposal <div class="node-body article-body">Familiar divisions over FAA reauthorization resurfaced in the US Congress this week as differing legislation was introduced in the House of Representatives and Senate. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/house-senate-clash-over-atc-spinoff-proposal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/house-senate-clash-over-atc-spinoff-proposal#comments Air Traffic Management Regulation Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:43:00 +0000 252071 at http://atwonline.com Wikimedia US House transportation chairman introduces ATC privatization bill http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/us-house-transportation-chairman-introduces-atc-privatization-bill <div class="node-body article-body">US House Transportation Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pennsylvania) on June 21 introduced a new bill that features a revised and supposedly friendlier approach to moving air traffic control (ATC) out of the FAA and into a federally chartered, non-profit organization.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/us-house-transportation-chairman-introduces-atc-privatization-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/us-house-transportation-chairman-introduces-atc-privatization-bill#comments Air Traffic Management Regulation Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:50:00 +0000 251691 at http://atwonline.com <p>Air traffic controller Emil Watson in the control tower at Miami International Airport.</p> Joe Raedle/Getty Images Chao: Current FAA setup means capacity cannot be increased safely http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/chao-current-faa-setup-means-capacity-cannot-be-increased-safely <div class="node-body article-body">US transportation secretary Elaine Chao said FAA cannot both increase the country’s air system capacity and maintain safety in its current configuration.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/chao-current-faa-setup-means-capacity-cannot-be-increased-safely" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/chao-current-faa-setup-means-capacity-cannot-be-increased-safely#comments Air Traffic Management Government Affairs Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 08 Jun 2017 19:59:00 +0000 250071 at http://atwonline.com <p>US transportation secretary Elaine Chao</p> US Department of Transportation