ATC

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

Jun 4, 2015 - 7:30 AM
A recent FAA notice offers guidance on the expansion of 3-nm separation in airspace below FL180 up to and including FL230.
A remote tower controller workstation
Jun 2, 2015 - 11:24 AM
Germany's DFS announced a contract with Frequentis that will make Saarbrücken Airport the country's first remote-controlled airport.
Jun 1, 2015 - 11:30 AM
Should congestion build, arriving aircraft can expect ground delays or ground stops, in-trail restrictions and collaborative trajectory programs.
Data Comm Demo
May 27, 2015 - 11:58 AM
After a two-year test period, the text-based cockpit communication system will serve more than 50 U.S. airports by the end of next year.
Egnos map
May 20, 2015 - 10:20 AM
Monetary incentives are being set up to encourage airports to publish LPV approaches and operators to equip with receivers.
Eurocontrol Maastricht
May 20, 2015 - 10:01 AM
Maastricht air traffic control center makes progress in efficiency but faces slow progress in wider European ATM cooperation
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.