ATC

News, issues, personnel, equipment and developments about air traffic management.

May 19, 2015 - 9:54 AM
May 19 hearing on FAA reauthorization covers air traffic control modernization and reform.
May 18, 2015 - 1:40 PM
Details are scarce, but momentum grows for separating ATC from the FAA.
EGNOS monitoring station
May 15, 2015 - 9:02 AM
Europe’s navigation satellite agency offering monetary incentives to airports and airlines
May 5, 2015 - 1:50 PM
Lockheed Martin’s contract for AFSS could run through 2019.
May 4, 2015 - 9:20 AM
New departure and arrival procedures, along with airspace changes, are designed to produce millions in savings.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx
Apr 30, 2015 - 1:59 PM
Thirteen years in development, the En Route Automation Modernization System now operates at 20 en route centers nationwide.
Apr 28, 2015 - 7:36 AM
Five new procedures will take effect around San Francisco on Thursday.
Apr 26, 2015 - 12:35 PM
There will be no slot-reservation system, but pilots should be prepared for other traffic-management initiatives.
A remote tower system camera tower
Apr 21, 2015 - 9:17 PM
The state-owned air navigation service provider claims to be the world's first ATC organization to manage an airport remotely.
Apr 21, 2015 - 3:02 PM
Rinaldi declines to jump into funding debate, but says stable, predictable funding flow necessary.