Air Traffic Control http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7413/more en China turns back Lao Airlines flight for failing to comply with ADIZ rules http://atwonline.com/open-skies/china-turns-back-lao-airlines-flight-failing-comply-adiz-rules <div class="node-body article-body">A Lao Airlines flight—enroute from South Korea’s Gimhae International Airport to the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (LPDR) on July 25—was turned back by Chinese airspace controllers for not having approval to pass through newly imposed Chinese airspace.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/china-turns-back-lao-airlines-flight-failing-comply-adiz-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/china-turns-back-lao-airlines-flight-failing-comply-adiz-rules#comments Air Traffic Control Airlines Open Skies Daily News ADIZ Air Defense Identification Zone Chinese airspace East China Sea FPL Gimhae International Airport Lao Airlines Lao Airlines QV916 NOTAM preflight plans Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:26:00 +0000 174261 at http://atwonline.com ALPA: Mandate collision avoidance technology on UAVs http://atwonline.com/technology/alpa-mandate-collision-avoidance-technology-uavs <div class="node-body article-body">The Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) is calling for Traffic Collision and Avoidance Systems (TCAS) technology to be mandated on unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/alpa-mandate-collision-avoidance-technology-uavs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/alpa-mandate-collision-avoidance-technology-uavs#comments Air Traffic Control Airframes Airlines Avionics Daily News ATW On-Location Technology Air Line Pilots Association ALPA Congress drones FAA reauthorization Peter DeFazio safety Tim Canoll UAVs unmanned aerial vehicles unmanned aircraft Wed, 22 Jul 2015 14:22:00 +0000 173711 at http://atwonline.com <p>ALPA president Tim Canoll</p> ALPA UK regulator launches ‘drone code’ following Lufthansa near-miss http://atwonline.com/technology/uk-regulator-launches-drone-code-following-lufthansa-near-miss <div class="node-body article-body">Increasing numbers of near misses between unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and airliners in the UK have prompted the country’s regulator to launch a new code of practice for UAV operators.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/uk-regulator-launches-drone-code-following-lufthansa-near-miss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/uk-regulator-launches-drone-code-following-lufthansa-near-miss#comments Air Traffic Control Airframes Airlines Daily News Technology A320 awareness CAA code collision drone Heathrow UAV Wed, 22 Jul 2015 12:44:00 +0000 173691 at http://atwonline.com Lufthansa reports near-miss with unmanned aircraft http://atwonline.com/safety/lufthansa-reports-near-miss-unmanned-aircraft <div class="node-body article-body">Polish Air Navigation Services Agency (PANSA) said air traffic controllers changed landing direction for more than 20 flights into Warsaw Chopin Airport on July 20 after a Lufthansa crew on approach reported a near-miss with an unmanned aircraft.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/lufthansa-reports-near-miss-unmanned-aircraft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/lufthansa-reports-near-miss-unmanned-aircraft#comments Air Traffic Control Airlines Daily News Safety Technology Embraer E-195 PANSA Polish Air Navigation Services Agency unmanned aircraft Warsaw Chopin Airport Tue, 21 Jul 2015 17:11:00 +0000 173591 at http://atwonline.com Russia amends airspace rules to increase flight safety http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/russia-amends-airspace-rules-increase-flight-safety <div class="node-body article-body">The Russian government has made several amendments to its airspace use rules, which will increase flight safety and conform to ICAO standards and recommendations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/russia-amends-airspace-rules-increase-flight-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/russia-amends-airspace-rules-increase-flight-safety#comments Air Traffic Control Regulation Daily News ICAO Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum RVSM Mon, 13 Jul 2015 19:15:00 +0000 172691 at http://atwonline.com Ryanair launches online petition to stop ATC strikes in Europe http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/ryanair-launches-online-petition-stop-atc-strikes-europe <div class="node-body article-body">Ryanair has launched an EU wide online petition as part of its lobbying efforts to prevent strikes by small groups of air traffic controllers disrupting air travel in Europe.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/ryanair-launches-online-petition-stop-atc-strikes-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/ryanair-launches-online-petition-stop-atc-strikes-europe#comments Air Traffic Control Airlines Labor Daily News ATC strikes Copenhagen Danish Confederation of Trade Unions Danish Labour Court Elisabetta Chicca Flight Personnel Union François Ballestero Keep Europe’s Skies Open Kenny Jacobs online petition Ryanair Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:42:00 +0000 171711 at http://atwonline.com <p>Ryanair 737-800</p> By Rob Finlayson French air traffic controllers threaten to strike Thursday http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/french-air-traffic-controllers-threaten-strike-thursday <div class="node-body article-body">French air traffic controllers are set to strike for 48 hours Thursday in their latest protest against what they say are deteriorating working conditions in the face of steady growth in the aviation sector.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/french-air-traffic-controllers-threaten-strike-thursday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/french-air-traffic-controllers-threaten-strike-thursday#comments Air Traffic Control Labor Daily News European Commission Kenny Jacobs rench air traffic controllers Ryanair SNCTA union strike Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:17:00 +0000 171021 at http://atwonline.com New Zealand ATM system down for two hours http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/new-zealand-atm-system-down-two-hours <div class="node-body article-body">The New Zealand Air Navigation Services Provider ANSP, Airways New Zealand, suffered a nationwide two-hour blackout of all air control services earlier this week, causing long delays and at least 200 flight cancellations or disruptions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/new-zealand-atm-system-down-two-hours" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/new-zealand-atm-system-down-two-hours#comments Air Traffic Control Daily News Airways NZ ANSP ATW Plus blackout New Zealand Thu, 25 Jun 2015 14:29:00 +0000 170711 at http://atwonline.com ATC technical failure closes Belgian airspace http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/atc-technical-failure-closes-belgian-airspace <div class="node-body article-body">An air traffic control technical failure closed Belgian airspace Wednesday morning, which caused hundreds of flights to be either canceled or diverted.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/atc-technical-failure-closes-belgian-airspace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/atc-technical-failure-closes-belgian-airspace#comments Air Traffic Control Airlines Daily News air traffic control ATC ATW Plus Brussels Airlines Eurocontrol Wed, 27 May 2015 18:44:00 +0000 167141 at http://atwonline.com <p>People wait at the departure hall of Brussels airport in Zaventem.</p> ERIC LALMAND/AFP/Getty Images 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