ATC

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

May 26, 2020 - 1:45 PM
The planned launch of a SpaceX rocket with a crewed Dragon capsule has prompted a pair of TFRs that will close off sections of Central Florida’s airspace.
May 26, 2020 - 11:35 AM
Nav Canada wants to hike user service charges by an 29.5 percent due to lower air traffic volume and a resulting decrease in collected fees.
May 19, 2020 - 4:24 PM
A cross-section of European organizations, including EBAA, asked the EC to pause a current proposal on drone integration to enable greater industry input.
Saab tower control center
May 11, 2020 - 9:00 AM
Swedish remote tower venture continues to grow its business, and is making its first forays into military ATC with the UK's RAF.
Apr 30, 2020 - 4:34 PM
The DOT OIG found the roughly 250 U.S. contract towers used at least 47.6% fewer resources on average between 2015 and 2018, and had fewer safety events.
Apr 28, 2020 - 4:21 PM
The FAA has released a list of 93 airports where it plans to curb operating hours as traffic has declined in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Apr 23, 2020 - 11:46 AM
The FAA is temporarily reducing operations at ATC towers where traffic has dropped off significantly, particularly at night.
Apr 9, 2020 - 12:17 PM
A rumor about an imminent U.S. airspace shutdown promulgated by an aviation blogger earlier this week has been debunked by NBAA.
Apr 7, 2020 - 10:00 AM
Europe’s ATM providers have agreed to postpone payment of €1.1 billion in air traffic control fees.
Mar 20, 2020 - 12:54 PM
The FAA has now had to close towers in New York, Chicago and Las Vegas after positive tests were found among technicians.