• AirMap supports Czech UTM

    Air Navigation Services of the Czech Republic (ANS CR) has chosen the AirMap for Drones mobile app for nationwide unmanned aircraft system (UAS) traffic management (UTM). Initially, the AirMap for Drones solution will be used to manage flight authorisations in controlled airspace around Václav

  • Atkins gains Heathrow contract extension

    SNC-Lavalin Group company Atkins is continuing to support the GBP1.1 billion (USD1.3 billion) Asset Replacement Programme at Heathrow, after receiving a contract renewal from the airport operator. “The extension will see SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business advising on the replacement and

  • Israel activates cyber defence centre at Ben Gurion

    The Israel Airports Authority (IAA) has implemented a special cyber defence centre at Ben Gurion International Airport, following an increase in cyber attacks on IT systems at the Tel Aviv hub. Speaking to Jane’s on condition of anonymity, a senior official at the airport said that about

  • OneSky ASR-NG rollout progresses

    German manufacturer Hensoldt expects the first of its Airport Surveillance Radar – New Generation (ASR-NG) air traffic control radars for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) to enter service in November 2018. The company is supplying nine ASR-NGs to the RAAF, as part of the OneSky

  • Avinor has IDeaS to grow car parking business at Oslo

    Airport operator Avinor is working with IDeaS Revenue Solutions to increase car parking income from Oslo Gardermoen. There are 11 car parks at the Norwegian hub, with a total of more than 20,000 parking spaces. According to IDeaS, a new business strategy includes automated and dynamic pricing for

  • Eurocontrol seeks industry support for UTM R&D dashboard

    Eurocontrol has issued an industry tender in search of a partner to maintain, manage, and update its research and development (R&D) dashboard for UTM. The deadline for bids is 24 August. Eurocontrol noted the need for support as it strives to develop airspace management processes and

Airports Airports

  • BNIA aligns with regional growth plan

    Beijing will operate two hub airports from 30 September 2019, as Chinese authorities pursue a regional economic development strategy In December 2017, the Chinese National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) co-published a strategy paper called


  • On your marks: nominations open for Jane’s ATC Awards 2019

    Key Points Send in your nomination by 10 December 2018 Winners will be announced on 12 March 2019 during World ATM Congress in Madrid Jane’s is proud to announce that it will again hold its industry-leading ATC Awards ceremony on the first day of World ATM Congress in 2019. Held annually

Equipment Equipment

  • Textron launches TUG Alpha 4

    Textron Ground Support Equipment (GSE) has added another conventional pushback tractor to its product range. The TUG Alpha 4 is the first in a new series of pushback vehicles. It is suitable for moving aircraft up to the A340 and B-747, with a maximum gross vehicle weight of 120,000 lb (54,430 kg)

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