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2020 ATM Awards Shortlist

Announcing ATM Awards 2020 Shortlist candidates

ENAIRE promotes the digital exchange of aviation information in Europe with EUROCONTROL

ENAIRE became the first air navigation manager in Europe to connect its systems to EUROCONTROL through the continental communications network called NewPENS (PanEuropean Network Services).

Thales highlights the challenges facing drone safety

ATM spoke with Todd Donovan, Vice President of Airspace Mobility Solutions at Thales USA as a follow on their recent announcement that to integrate new and existing infrastructure into a cloud-based traffic management software as a service (SaaS) platform supporting users at the Grand Sky network operations facility near Grand Forks, North Dakota.

EUROCAE and GUTMA sign Memorandum of Understanding

The Global UTM Association (GUTMA) and EUROCAE have come together to support one another in creating a greater contribution to the development and promotion of industry standards for UTM and U-Space.

Belgian Air Force accepts Rohde & Schwarz communications system with red/black separation

After several weeks of intensive testing with the Belgian Armed Forces, Rohde & Schwarz recently passed a site acceptance test for a voice communications system with red/black separation, delivered to the Belgian Ministry of Defense (MoD).

Fallback solutions evolving towards new opportunities

ATM recently spoke with 42 Solutions about its fallback solution Merlin. How it’s being used in live applications now and how it might evolve in the future.

Skyward in motion:  providing end-to-end drone support 

ATM recently had the opportunity to speak with Skyward to better understand their portfolio of solutions. Although many people know that Skyward is a part of Verizon, you may not know that it started as a venture-backed startup looking to bring parallels from aviation to drones.

Nokia Expands Aviation Presence

Nokia seems to be doing a good job at transitioning its technology and lessons learned within the Telecoms and IT sector into the Aviation sector. It only stands to reason that these technologies that have already been adopted in many other forms of transportation and public safety would ultimately make their way into this sector. 

New guidelines show travellers are low risk

A report presenting new EASA and ECDC guidelines hopes to lift quarantine to help restart the travel sector

Luton passenger numbers fell by 90% last month

Increase is expected in December due to the test to release scheme

London City Airport reveals master plan

Publication reveals strategies to aid the capital with its Covid-19 recovery

Heathrow set to introduce forecourt charge

Cost may be implemented for vehicles entering terminal departure forecourts to deter a car-led Covid-19 recovery

Menzies acquires 52% of Royal Airport Services

New relationship means the cargo handling service can increase its presence in Pakistan

ATM Issue 4 2020 Feature Premium

Air Traffic Management Issue 4 2020

Inside this issue

The war in the skies over Europe
The EU and ANSPs go head to head over Sesar2+

ATM Awards
Are you on the shortlist for 2020?

Munich Airport CEO Jost Lammers on recovery and growth

Can ATM afford the post-COVID-19 recovery costs?

Heathrow gets surveillance improvements

Project results in the update of 31 multilateration ground stations and the installation of a further 21 new stations

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