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Munich Airport International partners with Urban-Air Port®

The collaboration will see MAI bring both its aviation and non-aviation expertise to the planning, development and operation of Air One, creating critical synergies for the successful introduction and operation of urban-air ports.

Kuala Lumpur airport chooses Rohde & Schwarz as auxiliary ATC radio

R&S Series5200 ATC radios to provide Kuala Lumpur airport with communications and the highest level of security in case of emergencies.

Air Traffic Management and climate change

A discussion with Philip Butterworth-Hayes, ATM Communications Specialist about ATM’s role in Climate Change

Vantis and Thales Build Statewide BVLOS Network

Vantis, North Dakota’s Statewide Unmanned Aircraft Systems Network, has selected Thales to build out its BVLOS infrastructure across the state.

UK looks to decommission ground-based navigation aids

What would the decommission of ground-based navigation aids mean to ANSPs and airports going forward?

ENAIRE improves operations at the San Sebastian Airport with satellite manoeuvres

ENAIRE improves the accessibility of the San Sebastian Airport by implementing new procedures based on satellite navigation for departures and arrivals.

Air Navigation Solutions launches new business intelligence unit

RIM Enterprises and Gama Aviation are the launch customers for ANSL Business Intelligence unit

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Air Traffic Management Issue 3 2021

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

Altitude Angel supports India BVLOS Trials

Altitude Angel has announced its GuardianUTM Enterprise platform will be utilised by a three additional consortiums trialling Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) drone operations in India.

Inmarsat looks to unlock the sky for UAVs

ATM discusses the evolution of UAV communications with Inmarsat.

NASA Transfers Air Traffic Management Tool Updates to FAA

Sustainable aviation takes a great step forward with reduced fuel savings, reduced CO2 emissions and a new way of routing flights.

Drone Center Sweden Builds National Drone Infrastructure

Altitude Angel has been retained by the Swedish Transport Administration project PNK4UTM and Research Institute of Sweden (RISE) to implement its GuardianUTM Enterprise platform at 2,400km² Drone Center Sweden.

Climate change and the role of air traffic control

Turning new scientific evidence into policies, rules and operations regarding climate change - a way forward

UK backs UAV blueprints for local authority use

UK Business Minister Backs Altitude Angel to ‘Keep the UK at the Cutting-Edge of Innovation’

Renewable energy for DSNA ground ATC stations

DSNA developped SEPHER project, produces renewable energy (photovoltaic and hydrogen-based) to supply its ground ATC stations for isolated sites.

INVOLI launches new air traffic receiver

INVOLI launches a new generation air traffic signal receiver: the G-1090, in support of its vision to enable a sky where drones fly safely alongside manned aviation

U-Space Sandbox Hamburg enters the testing phase

The first test flights at the U-Space Sandbox in Hamburg will be starting from mid-September

DroneLogbook Turns to Altitude Angel to Power Platform

Altitude Angel’s GuardianUTM Cloud will be used to power DroneLogbook’s compliance management platform

Wingcopter Drones Fly Blood Samples in Germany

Greifswald University Hospital, German air ambulance service DRF Luftrettung and Wingcopter successfully test the safe transport of blood samples by drone, significantly speed up emergency care in rural areas

ANRA Delivers Medicines from the Skies in India

ANRA Technologies will begin delivering vital medicines by drone in India as part of an initiative called "Medicine From The Sky"

Altitude Angel Selected as UTM Provider for BVLOS Demonstration

Altitude Angel has been selected by Blue Dart express air and integrated transportation & distribution to provide BVLOS demonstration

Inmarsat launches new connectivity solution for UAVs

Inmarsat's new offering safely integrates drones into managed airspace, unlocking new benefits for business and society while making skies cleaner and greener

FABEC traffic sees recovery accompanied by uncertainty and volatility

Functional Airspace Block Europe Central (FABEC) traffic rose steadily in the first half of 2021 to just over 1 million flights

L3Harris to Design Airservices Australia’s Telecommunications Network

L3Harris leading Australia-based consortium to modernise the telecoms network, VHF voice radios, ADS-B surveillance for Airservices Australia to provide a safe and secure platform for future innovations

Search & Rescue Tool SarStuff Integrates Altitude Angel's GuardianUTM

SarStuff and Altitude Angel integrate UTM solutions to make life-saving drone operations ‘faster and safer’

First drone test flights for GOF 2.0 take off

Following eight months of intense preparation work, the first wave of GOF trials will start in Tartu, Estonia, during September

ENAIRE invests over 8 million euros to digitalise voice and data communications

ENAIRE will digitalise voice and data communications at the Balearic Air Traffic Control Centre

ENAIRE invests 1.3 million euros in its U-Space platform

ENAIRE has awarded a contract to develop its automated and digital drone management platform (U-Space) in Spain, worth 1,3 million euros

Saab’s Digital Towers Selected for Belgium

Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions (SDATS) has been selected for a long- term framework agreement by skeyes

FABEC ANSPs recruiting over 300 ATC trainees

ANSPs have started campaigns to recruit over 300 air traffic control trainees to start training in 2022