• Free routes in Italy bring tangible benefits, says ENAV

    Airlines using free routes in Italian airspace saved about 30,000 tonnes of fuel and reduced their CO2 emissions by about 95,000 tonnes, according to air navigation service provider ENAV. The fuel savings translated into a cost reduction of more than EUR22 million (USD27 million), based on a jet

  • Indra to overhaul Saudi ATM system

    Saudi Air Navigation Services (SANS) has commissioned Indra to conduct a major nationwide air traffic management (ATM) system upgrade. Indra will overhaul the two main SANS en route control centres in Jeddah and Riyadh, and the approach control centres at Dammam and Abha. It will also re-equip

  • Iceland to use enhanced DIVOS

    Icelandic air navigation service provider Isavia is to receive an upgraded version of its Frequentis DIVOS solution for synchronised recording, analysis, and playback of voice, screen, and radar data. The cloud-based DIVOS platform meets EUROCAE standards (ED-109 and ED-137). The enhanced solution

  • EU seals agreement with ASECNA on satellite navigation

    The European Union (EU) and the Agency for Aerial Navigation Safety in Africa and Madagascar (ASECNA) have signed a deal for development of satellite navigation systems. The EU is to create an autonomous satellite-based augmentation service (SBAS) to help ASECNA, which co-ordinates air navigation

  • Thales aids Malaysian upgrade

    Thales announced on 8 February that it is working with local contractor Novatis Resources to upgrade airspace surveillance equipment for the Kota Kinabalu Flight Information Region (FIR). The upgrade for DCA Malaysia includes the Thales TopSky-ATC automation system, as well as new-generation

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  • IATA 753 deadline looms large

    By June 2018, IATA member airlines need to ensure they can track passenger bags from origin to destination According to the SITA Baggage Report 2017, the mishandling rate in 2016 was 70% lower than 2006 despite growing passenger traffic. Improvements have been enabled by investment in new



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