• Europe hails small victories in the green campaign

    As flight volumes and passenger numbers continue their upward trajectory, it is becoming even harder to make a discernible difference in reducing the environmental impact of aviation The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), in co-operation with the European Environment Agency and Eurocontrol,

  • Metron aids Australian flow management for international flights

    Metron Aviation is providing software to support the Airservices Australia concept of operations for Long Range Air Traffic Flow Management (LR-ATFM). Metron will integrate implementing software for LR-ATFM into its Harmony platform, which the Australian air navigation service provider (ANSP) has

  • Panus continues electric GSE product development

    Thai manufacturer broadens its range of fully electric, zero-emission pushback tractors Panus Assembly, owner of the Bliss-Fox brand of ground support equipment (GSE), is introducing a line of all-electric pushbacks onto the market following the launch of the green F1-340E in 2018. The company

  • China combines AeroMACS and BeiDou for better surface safety

    China is claiming a world first for high-precision surface monitoring, after completing trials at Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport of an application that combines Aeronautical Mobile Airport Communication System (AeroMACS) wireless broadband and BeiDou satellite navigation technology.

  • India envisages UAV-specific droneports

    The Indian Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) has outlined a path for regulatory development of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) operations in a Drone Ecosystem Policy Roadmap. The roadmap focuses on expanding operational airspace, and introducing flight conditions to permit beyond visual line of sight

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  • Keen appetites driving Americas route development

    Start-up airlines and established carriers announced new services during the Routes Americas conference on 12–14 February, reflecting how the air transport sector in the region is expanding and providing more business opportunities for airports. Canadian ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC)
  • ASEAN open skies motivate Laos

    Aviation infrastructure in Laos is being upgraded in line with the continued evolution of the liberalised single aviation market (SAM) in the 10-member Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). “By investing in infrastructure and [a regulatory] framework, we are drafting a seamless
  • Rapiscan raises the curtain on ORION

    Rapiscan has launched the first products in its new ORION range of security inspection devices, for faster and more accurate checkpoint screening of bags and small parcels. Three new solutions (the 918CX, 920CX, and 922CX) were announced on 28 January with additional models



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