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Inmarsat unveils the communications network of the future

Inmarsat ORCHESTRA will will seamlessly integrate GEO, LEO and terrestrial 5G into one harmonious solution

IATA reveals June’s “disappointing” air traffic figures

Asia-Pacific has been the worst hit, experiencing 94.6% drop compared to June 2019, with Europe suffering similar losses

Phoenix Sky Harbour receives ACI accreditation

The airport was assessed on its cleanliness and general approach to health and safety

Lockheed Martin expects fewer F-35 deliveries than planned in 2022

Lockheed Martin expect that it will deliver fewer F-35 Lightning II fighters than planned to domestic and international customers through 2022

KLM celebrates 75 years of operations from Glasgow

First flying to Amsterdam in 1946, the carrier now operates 18 flights per week from the Scottish hub

Quito gains new regional air link

Flights between Ecuador’s capital and the Galapagos Islands are set to run twice weekly

Finnair set to offer rapid testing at Helsinki Airport

Results will be delivered to passengers two hours after taking the test

UK FCAS moves to concept and assessment phase

The UK’s Future Combat Air System programme has moved to the concept and assessment phase following the award by the Ministry of Defence of a £250m design and development contract to BAE Systems

New Cloud Solution for Flight Planning at LVNL

R-SYS s.r.o., Slovakia, a subsidiary of ERA a.s., Czech Republic, has delivered and put into operation a Pilot Briefing & Flight Planning system for the Netherlands's ANSP (LVNL).

Portuguese Navy takes delivery of first upgraded Lynx Mk95A

The Portuguese Navy has taken delivery of its first upgraded Lynx Mk95A naval helicopter

Frequentis awarded contract under RCAF Tactical Control Radar project

Royal Canadian Air Force awards Frequentis communication and recording technology contract for three new tactical control radars

Etihad expands IATA Travel Pass use on more flights for Abu Dhabi

Passengers flying with the airline are now able to make use of the platform when flying to selected destinations in Europe, North America and Southeast Asia

Aegean Airlines moves to Manchester’s new Terminal 2

The carrier is the ninth to transfer its operations to the site, with more set to be added in the coming months

Loganair Isle of Man-Heathrow service cancelled

The carrier is due to halt the Isle of Man to London Heathrow link from August 11

Heathrow vaccine verification trial success

The study’s results suggest that the current ‘amber’ policy could be expanded to those immunised in the US and EU

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Our survey reveals industry views on post-pandemic airport recovery

Airports International conducted an online survey on behalf of Hitachi Vantara in July 2020, in order to understand the industry’s view on recovery from the pandemic and the use of technology to provide an enhanced ...

How technology is meeting the changing demands of airports

The evolution of the modern airport, and the way in which their operators conduct business, was well underway even before the global pandemic struck earlier in the year.

Are Airports the Next Smart Cities?

Airports globally are recognized as being similar to smart cities, as they focus on delivering improvements to operations, sustainability, experience and business vitality.

The Smart Path to Airport Safety and Security

The airports of today are vastly different than they were just a generation ago – and their technological evolution will continue to accelerate.

WANTED: Airspace guardian of the future…

As Egis celebrates 50 years in aviation, we publish a new discussion paper imagining the long-term future of aviation and what relevance air traffic management might have within it.

Prioritising safety in unmanned aircraft system traffic management

Drones are proliferating throughout the world’s airspace, making them impossible to ignore. As their numbers rise, the importance of finding a way for them to safely coexist with manned aircraft is growing increasingly urgent.

Learn More About Tower Solutions

As civilian air traffic continues to grow, airports must increase efficiency and manage more complex operations, while improving safety and compliance.

ATM-grade networks

Achieving safe, efficient, future-ready air traffic control Communications Frequentis was instrumental in introducing ATM-grade networks to the air traffic control industry, and continues to invest in taking them to the next level.

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