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FABEC 2020 report reviews ANSP pandemic impact

FABEC 2020 performance report reports a 56.8% traffic downturn, more than EUR2.45 billion revenue losses and major increases in environmental performance.

SkyGrid Signs Space Act Agreement with NASA

SkyGrid partners with NASA's Advanced Air Mobility National Campaign to collaborate on operations infrastructure and airspace simulation

Altitude Angel & iOCO Form Strategic Alliance

Altitude Angel and iOCO will form an alliance to develop the building blocks on which South Africa’s urban air mobility (UAM) infrastructure can be built and supported.

Passenger enthusiasm for flying dampened by quarantine rules

New research release from NATS has revealed the extent to which the UK public is keen to return to international travel

ANSL brings remote tower control to the Royal Navy

Digital Remote Tower from ANSL will be the first of its kind to be used by the UK Armed Forces.

Aviation trends to watch for post Covid-19 takeoff

As more aircraft return to the skies, a new report from aviation insurer Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) highlights some of the unique challenges airlines and airports face as they restart operations.

Drone Industry Association Switzerland report on Swiss Drones

The Swiss drone industry ranks globally number one in market size per capita.

South Sudan CAA launches integrated airspace system

Newly established lower airspace will see the South Sudan Civil Aviation Authority (SSCAA) collect millions of dollars in revenues yearly through overflight fees to be reinvested in the economy

Raytheon Intelligence & Space support FAA’s Standard Terminal Automation System

Raytheon Intelligence & Space was awarded $223 million to continue systems integration, sustainment and enhancement efforts for the FAA’s STARS program.

Seychelles CAA Awards Adacel ATM System Modernisation Contract

Adacel Technologies Limited has announced an award by the Seychelles CAA (SCAA) valued at over USD$3.6 million to modernise its air traffic management system.

LVNL Trials GoDrone app for ATC instructions to Drone Pilots

ATC The Netherlands (LVNL), in cooperation with Dutch Drone Delta, has conducted a successful trial for ATC instructions to be issued to a drone pilot via the Altitude Angel GoDrone app.

Skyward and the FAA test Cellular-Connected Drones

Skyward, A Verizon company, and the FAA have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to test cellular-connected drones.

UAM Division of Hyundai Motor Group and ANRA Technologies Partner

The UAM Division of Hyundai Motor Group and ANRA Technologies have announced a partnership to begin developing the operating environment for the advanced air mobility (AAM) industry.

Skyguide continues to improve its energy efficiency

Skyguide is continuing its efforts to reduce fuel consumption from air traffic and to increase its use of clean energy increasing its energy efficiency by 52.4%.

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Air Traffic Management Issue 2 2021

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Nokia 5G private wireless network deployment for Lufthansa Technik

5G-powered Virtual Table Inspection (VTI) remote maintenance use case trial quickly confirmed as mission-critical infrastructure for Lufthansa Technik

The space race is on for air traffic control

SESAR JU VOICE to demonstrate the feasibility of using low-orbit satellites to provide voice communications for ATC while over the ocean.

Hera Drone Hub and Altitude Angel Union

U-Space management platform GuardianUTM Enterprise to be deployed
in a city environment for the first time

Enaire and Indra will launch satellites to improve ATM

Enaire and Indra have created a public-private initiative project for satellite technology innovation.

LDACS from a technical perspective

SESAR LDACS webinar series continues. Highlights from session 2 looking at technical implications.

ANRA Technologies begins BVLOS trials in India 

The data from the flights will support the development of India’s nationwide Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management (UTM) platform

ENAIRE engages consulting services of DFS Aviation Services

DFS Aviation Services to provide consultancy services to ENAIRE for its implementation of Flight Information Service (FIS) to Visual Flight Rules (VFR) aircrafts in Spain.

Finland and Estonia set to merge air traffic control services

The countries hope to improve environmental impacts and safety measures by monitoring aircraft at two centralised facilities

Sonderborg Airport enhances air traffic solutions

The Danish base plans to modernise operations to improve workflow and advance safety

G&D launches high-end KVM product series

G&D launches "VisionXS" KVM high-end extender product series.

ANSL launches 1st UK simulator-based ATC unit training

ANSL has launched a simulator-based ATCO full unit training program to help advance new ATCOs more efficiently.

Colombian airports rely on Rohde & Schwarz ATC communications

CERTIUM VCS from Rohde & Schwarz to be installed at 36 Colombian airports

FREQUENTIS finalises acquisition of L3Harris ATC Solutions

ATC Solutions business unit of Harris Canada Systems becomes Frequentis Canada ATM Ltd.

Thales expands drone management for a safer airspace

Thales and geospatial information management company Airspace Link will provide safe integration of UAS into low altitude airspace where the systems are BVLOS of operators.

Artificial Intelligence in the airspace

EUROCONTROL, IATA, EASA and Airbus discuss current programs utilising machine learning and AI to support aviation operations.