• ICAO identifies future challenges at safety summit

    Mental health issues, Global Positioning System (GPS) signal interruption, cargo safety, and the integration of supersonic aircraft into global airspace are likely to be some of the key future challenges facing safety regulators, Claude Hurley, vice-president of the International Civil Aviation

  • MOU deepens Singapore commitment to remote towers

    Singapore Technologies Electronics (ST Electronics) and Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions (SDATS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 17 October to establish a Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Airport Digital Towers in Singapore. The CoE is the first facility of its kind in Southeast Asia.

  • Newcastle owner swoops on Leeds Bradford

    AMP Capital is to acquire 100% of the equity in Leeds Bradford Airport in the United Kingdom from Bridgepoint Advisers Limited. Bridgepoint has owned the airport since 2012, during which time passenger numbers have grown by almost 40% to exceed four million. It invested approximately GBP30 million

  • UK seeks better electronics screening

    The UK government on 20 October launched a GBP3 million (USD3.9 million) research fund for new methods of detecting explosive devices concealed in electrical items. Companies and universities are invited to bid for funding by submitting proposals for original research in the field of concealed

  • Cranfield selects digital tower provider

    The small research airport serving Cranfield University in the United Kingdom is the latest to order a digital air traffic control (ATC) system from Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions (SDATS). The value of the deal was undisclosed. SDATS will provide Cranfield with a similar solution to

  • FAA certifies TaxiBot for B-737 family operations

    Israel Aerospace Industries has reported that it has obtained a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the US Federal Aviation Administration, paving the way for TaxiBot dispatch towing with the B-737 family. The STC covers the following aircraft: B-737-300, B-737-400, B-737-500, B-737-600,

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  • New standards draw closer for GBAS

    GAST-D standards are to be approved by late 2018, as a leap ahead in capability compared with existing certified GBAS ground stations. Jenny Beechener reports
  • JANE'S ATC AWARDS 2018

  • Nominations open for the 2018 Jane's ATC Awards

    Entries are free of charge and open to organisations in all areas of the global ATC industry, be they national air navigation service providers, large-scale industry partnerships, or new entrants to the sector.

    Submit your nominations now for the Jane's ATC Awards 2018.

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  • Nominations open for Jane’s ATC Awards 2018

    Jane’s invites readers to submit nominations for the next edition of our ATC Awards, held each year since 2001. At a time of increasing air traffic, it is more important than ever to highlight work to improve safety, capacity, efficiency, and environmental performance – so we are

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  • FAA tests contingency plans, prepares low-altitude platform

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    The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ran a demonstration event in September as part of a wider programme to ensure resilience and contingency within the National Airspace System (NAS). A simulated outage at the Fort Worth Air Route Traffic Control Center saw certain operations transferred

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  • Nominations open for Jane’s ATC Awards 2018

    Jane’s invites readers to submit nominations for the next edition of our ATC Awards, held each year since 2001. At a time of increasing air traffic, it is more important than ever to highlight work to improve safety, capacity, efficiency, and environmental performance – so we are

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  • Asia emphasises modern security

    For different reasons, security priorities have played a major role in recent projects Bangladesh has invested in new systems to bolster security at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) in the capital Dhaka, but it faces a challenge to sustain technological and procedural improvements.
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