FAA Flexes Controller Staffing To Handle Recovering Traffic

By Bill Carey Dec 09, 2020
After organizing controllers into work crews earlier in 2020 to protect against COVID-19 infections, the FAA is allowing more staffing flexibility at its air traffic control (ATC) facilities.
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Beijing Capital Airport Invites Bids For Fourth Runway

By Bradley Perrett Dec 09, 2020
Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) has called for tenders for laying a fourth runway, part of a larger upgrade program for the facility made possible by the opening of another airport in the city last year.
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Poll: When Will Passenger Demand Return To Pre-Pandemic Levels?

Dec 09, 2020
With so much going on within the aviation sector we want to know your views on the key topics and stories.
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London City Airport Traffic To Double In The 2030s

By Victoria Moores Dec 04, 2020
Under a new long-term master plan, London City Airport (LCY) is expecting to handle 11 million passengers by the mid-to-late 2030s–more than double the 5.1 million that it handled in 2019.
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Ask the Expert - Integrating New Entrants Into The NAS

Sponsored by Raytheon Intelligence & Space Dec 04, 2020
Rockets and drones will soon crowd a U.S. National Airspace System that was becoming very congested before COVID thinned out commercial traffic. How…
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ANSPs Adjust To Persevere In Pandemic

By Bill Carey Nov 23, 2020
Air navigation service providers must maintain their networks and cannot easily furlough controllers during the COVID-19 crisis.
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Space-Based Aireon System Revolutionizing Air Traffic Management

By David Esler Oct 20, 2020
It took eight launches over two years to put up 66 satellites plus six spares (with nine more stored on the ground), replacing the original Iridium constellation launched in the 1990s.
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Second Greek ATC Strike Forces More Cancellations

By Kurt Hofmann Oct 14, 2020
Air traffic controllers (ATCs) are participating in a general strike in Greece expected to last for 24 hrs. over Oct. 15-16.
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