• ARFF trainees benefit from interactive learning systems, says academic research

    Interactive technology is "the harbinger of learning in the new age of teaching ARFF [aircraft rescue and firefighting] personnel", according to new research in the United States. Rene Herron and Mary Gorman of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University assessed how the Fire Training Research

  • Civil partnership scoops military ATC service contract

    UK Minister for Defence Equipment, Support, and Technology Phil Dunne announced a GBP1.5 billion (USD2.4 billion) contract award to the Aquila civil partnership on 29 October 2014 for the Marshall programme. A joint venture between NATS and Thales, Aquila will deliver air traffic services at all

  • NATS seeks integral role in Middle East with new regional HQ

    NATS has opened a regional headquarters in Dubai for the Middle East and North Africa, as it seeks to build on recent projects in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. NATS' experience in the region includes projects in Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. For instance, it led the

  • Raytheon continues WAAS work

    Raytheon will update its Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) for the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), under a USD131 million contract announced on 24 October. Under the contract, Raytheon will support the FAA's transition to a dual-frequency system. WAAS provides satellite-based

  • US lawmakers move to reverse FAA controller hiring policy

    A controversial Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) policy for recruiting new air traffic controllers would be reversed under legislation introduced to the House of Representatives. The bipartisan Safe Towers Act (HR 5675) aims to restore the traditional recruitment process that favoured

  • Llanbedr receives green light for RPAS tests

    The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has approved the use of Llanbedr Airport in North Wales for testing flight operations of remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS). It will augment the existing capability at Aberporth for testing small and medium RPAS types. Following a teaming agreement

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  • Money talks: VIP terminals set a trend

    Airport infrastructure plans increasingly include terminals for the mega-wealthy Today the super-rich business elite, celebrities, politicians, and royalty expect to travel independently from the masses. First-class lounges are no longer exclusive or luxurious enough for many of these wealthy

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  • MWAA to run surface management solution

    ATC
    Passur Aerospace is supplying its Airport Operations and Surface Movement Display System (AOMDS) to the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA), which operates Reagan National and Washington Dulles International airports. Ron Dunsky, Passur senior vice-president and general manager

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  • Money talks: VIP terminals set a trend

    Airport infrastructure plans increasingly include terminals for the mega-wealthy Today the super-rich business elite, celebrities, politicians, and royalty expect to travel independently from the masses. First-class lounges are no longer exclusive or luxurious enough for many of these wealthy

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  • Money talks: VIP terminals set a trend

    Airport infrastructure plans increasingly include terminals for the mega-wealthy Today the super-rich business elite, celebrities, politicians, and royalty expect to travel independently from the masses. First-class lounges are no longer exclusive or luxurious enough for many of these wealthy
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